• Summer #Salad #Recipe

    Refreshing Summer Salad Recipe

    Summer…hot weather…lots of lots of salad! If you know a bit about romanian you will know that they love a good cheesy tomato salad! I love the simple tomato salad with a bit of salt and olive oil but my overall favourite is the Bulgarian Salad! I am sure that if you ever been to Romania or Easter Europe you heard of it. Below is my version of the salad with lots of parsley and feta cheese! 5.0 from 3 reviews Refreshing Summer Salad Recipe   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 10 mins   Summer Salad Recipe Author: Otilia Stocks Recipe type: Salad/Main Cuisine: Romanian…

  • Spring Salad

    Spring Salad with Italian Dressing

    I am sure I mentioned that I am now trying to change the way I eat in order to change the way I look. Only lost just a bit over a stone in the last two months but I am on the right path. I was hoping to lose a bit more weight but there were times when I indulge myself to eat cake and chips so i should not complain I guess. This salad that I am telling you about today is one that I’ve been eating quite a lot these last couple of months – easy to make and healthy and even my girls enjoy eating it. I am…

  • Mushroom Salad Recipe

    Mushroom Salad Recipe

    A couple of days ago i was telling you how much we enjoy BBQ’s in our family. One of the recipes we make then was this mushroom salad.As people asked me about it and they want to know the recipe i decided to write it up on the blog instead of sending private messages to all the people that ask. Ingredients: 300 g mushrooms 150 g of walnuts 150 g mayonnaise 2 cloves of garlic 1/2 cup of parsley salt and pepper  Preparation:  Wash, clean and cut the mushrooms depending how big they are. Boil them in a bit of salted water for about 10-15 minutes. When they are boiled…

  • Tasty and healthy dinner

    Now that I am on the Dukan diet (well I am on it since 2 weeks ago) I am trying to cook something healthy and appealing for the whole family. I am happy to say that the three of us enjoyed the salad with grilled chicken and beef:

  • Boeuf Salad

    This salad is tasty and can be found in the Romanian houses all the way through the winter. It is served usually as a starter and to me is one of the dishes that reminds me of Christmas! However it is quite refreshing so you can always cook it for the summer. For this recipe you will need to bold the below root vegetables: – potato – whole in its skin; – carrot; – parsnip; Boil until they are really well cooked but not too much. When finished empty the water from the pan and leave it to cool. As you can see I didn’t put any quantities because it…

  • Vitamin Salad

    Today a very quick and healthy recipe from the romanian repertoire…Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 carrot 1 medium celery root 2 small cucumbers 1 big apple 3 nice tomatoes 5 – 6 ripe plums (or 2 – 3 tablespoons of pitted sour cherries) ½ cup sour cream juice from ½ lemon 1 teaspoon confectioner’s sugar saltClean the carrot and celery root, julienne, place in a salad bowl, add thinly sliced cucumbers and apple, peeled, seeded and sliced tomatoes, sliced plums or pitted sour cherries. Mix everything with the sour cream to which you added lemon juice, sugar and salt, just before serving.

  • Country Style Salad – Salata taraneasca

     So another day another recipe for a romanian salad. It seems that now is tradition…. This recipe is so simple! When i was little i use to help my grandmother prepare it. Ingredients: 2 eggs hard boiled and cooled 2 large boiling potatoes – peeled and sliced 2 green peppers cored and sliced 2 tomatoes , sliced 1 large onion peeled and sliced salt and pepper to taste 6 ripe black olives 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 1 recipe vinaigrette(in another post) Peel and slice eggs. Keep them cool. Boil the sliced potaoes just until they become soft about 15 minutes. Don’t over cook them. Let them cool in the fridge. Place…