• Sauces,  Side Dishes

    Romanian sauces with horseradish

    The other day I shared with you a couple of recipes of sauces with garlic. Today is time for some more Romanian recipes. Horseradish is again an ingredient that can be found in a lot of the Romanian recipes If you like horseradish too check out the recipes below:HORSERADISH SAUCE SOS de hrean 1 horseradish root,peeled and grated 3 tbsp. water 1 tbsp. vinegar 1 tsp. salt 1 pinch granulated sugar In a non-reactive bowl, mix water and vinegar. Add salt and sugar, and stir to dissolve. Add grated horseradish to your taste. Keel well covered until ready to seve. Serve cold with boiled meats or poultry. HORSERADISH SAUCE WITH…

  • baked polenta
    Main Dishes

    Baked polenta cakes-Alivenci

    This a very popular dish and loved by kids! Ingredients: 1 lb. Farmers cheese(soft cheese) 4 eggs 2 tbsp butter soft 1 cup of sour cream 3 tbsp yellow corn meal 2 tbsp of flour 2 tsp saltIn a bowl stir the cheese well with a wooden spoon until it becomes creamy. Separate eggs and beat the yolks slightly. Whip egg whites until stiff. Preheat your oven at 180C Add yolks to cheese and mix well. Add 4 tbsp sour cream and 1 tbsp butter and again mix well. Next add the corn meal,flour and salt. Mix again and then fold in the egg whites. Mix batter by hand or…

  • Romanian Dishes,  Snack

    Scrambled eggs with sour cream(Jumari cu smantana)

      This a simple breakfast recipe from the romanian “repertoire”.    You will need the below ingredients for 1 person: 2 eggs salt and pepper to taste 2 tbsp sour cream 1 pinch flour 1 tbsp butter 1 tbsp herbs of Provence(or any combination of herbs that you might have) In a small bowl beat eggs lightly. Add salt and pepper. Warm a plate. In a cup or a small bowl mix the sour cream with the flour. Add the sour cream mixture to the eggs and beat until the mixture is smooth. Heat the butter in a small frying pan over medium hot heat. As soon as the foam…

  • Salads

    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.