• Main Dishes

    Pumpkin casserole recipe and preparing for Halloween

     My husband is the one that is the specialist when it comes to Halloween but as he is not here with us i need to be the one that needs to take care of everything and try and make the celebration special for my daughters. Kara is really looking forward to tomorrow especially because i said that we will have a party! She doesn’t even care that it will only be for the three of us. So while Kara was at nursery today i try to make a pumpkin stew which wasn’t really on Kara’s taste as she thought it was too sweet but Anastasia devoured her portion. The recipe…

  • Bread

    Bread Rolls Recipe

    This is my first time making bread rolls and i tried to make them as good as i thought….They are not perfect but they are as close to perfect as they can be. I think next time i will need to kneed a bit less so they are a bit more softer.Ingredients:– 500 g. flour– 1/2 tbsp. salt– sprinkle of sugar– 250 ml. warm water– 6 tbsp. olive oil– 1 tbsp Dry yeast Add the dry yeast to the 250 ml of warm water and put in a warm place for about 10-15 minutes until it forms a froth on top.In the meantime mix the flour and the 1/2 spoon of…

  • Family Stories

    Cinnamon and soft brown sugar cookies

    Cinnamon is one of my favourites spices! It reminds me the most of my grandmother serving me hot rice pudding sprinkled with a bit of cinnamon on top. Oh…i need to make some for my girls soon!   Cinnamon and the soft brown sugar make one of the best combinations in my opinion and this is why i decided to combine both in my basic cookie recipe.   Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 2 Tbsp ground cinnamon 1 cup butter, softened 1 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 2 tsp vanilla Instructions: In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt,…

  • Uncategorized

    Easy Scones Recipe

    Cold weather,hot tea and scones…the perfect combination don’t you think? I remember the first time i saw the words “Tea cake” in the window of a cafe and i asked my hubby what they are. He just too my hand and sat me in and ordered them. Since then i fell in love with the idea and of course the scones. I like them simple with a bit of jam. Since then i always wanted to make them but only about a week ago i finally give it a go. Ingredients for about 16 scones: 4 cups of plain flour 6 tsp of baking powder 1 pinch of salt 2/3…

  • Easy Naan Bread Recipe
    Bread,  Recipes

    Easy Naan Bread Recipe

    One reason why i love indian food so much is the naan bread order with it. Naan bread although is called bread is just not bread in my books. The naan is so full of flavour and it can be with the appropriate flavours a dish in itself. I know that normally the naan should have yogurt in it’s composition but as i just didn’t have any i decided to make some without it. And surprise surprise the naan was still very yummy. Ingredients for about 6-8 naans depending how big or small you make them: 3 cups of plain white flour 1 tsp salt 2 tsp of dry yeast…

  • Desserts,  Kids Favourites

    Halloween Pumpkin Cupcakes

    As promised yesterday here it is the recipe for the Pumpkin Cupcakes. I know they don’t look as great as others but it is my first time and the taste is incredible so i can be forgiven don’t you think? Ingredients for buns: 60 gr of pumpkin puree 250 gr plain flour 5 small eggs 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1 cup soft brown sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract Ingredients for the topping: 150 gr of butter at the room temperature 50 gr icing sugar 3 tbsp of orange juice straight from a fresh orange  …

  • Main Dishes,  Romanian Dishes

    Chicken meatballs in tomato sauce

    My girls love meatballs but as the beef taste is different over here i thought i would try and make meatballs with chicken instead. It was a very good idea so now i decided that it will be good to share the recipe with you my readers too. Ingredients: For the meatballs: 500 g of chicken tights 3 eggs 2 tbsp greek yogurt 1 small zucchini grated 1 small onion 1-2 cloves of garlic 1 slice of bread without crust and soaked in milk a handful of parsley and dill 2-3 tbsp of olive oil salt & pepper if you wish;i prefer not to add them as i feed little…