• cakes,  desserts

    Easy caramel cake recipe

    This caramel cake is a delicious combination of light and fluffy cake with a creamy and delicious middle layer made from caramel custard. It’s quite easy to make and absolutely delicious. I baked only 1 cake sheet of 27/37cm and I cut it into halves. So the cake is 13.5/18.5cm. The cream is made with caramelized sugar, milk, 1 egg and a bit of flour then mixed with butter. It’s easy to make and very tasty. Ingredients for easy caramel cake: – 3 eggs – 180ml milk – 150gr sugar – 100ml vegetable oil – 300gr flour  – a pinch of salt – 1 teaspoon baking powder – 2 teaspoons…

  • appetizers and snacks,  chicken,  salads

    Celery root salad with chicken and mayonnaise

    This celery root salad with chicken and mayonnaise is surprisingly tasty and easy to make with only a handful of ingredients. I was really surprised how good this salad can be. You all know that celery root has a strong flavor and although this salad contain a large amount of celery root, flavors combine perfectly and the result is an absolutely delicious salad. Cook the chicken breast in salted water and add also some black peppercorns and 1 bay leaf. The chicken will much more tasty! You can also fry the chicken into a skillet with a bit of vegetable oil. As regarding the mayonnaise, you can use homemade mayonnaise…

  • chicken,  soups

    Meat stuffed bell peppers sour soup

    This meat stuffed bell peppers sour soup is one of my favorites. It’s very rich and nourishing and is quite easy to make. If you like soups and meat stuffed bell peppers you definitely have to try this recipe. For the filling I used minced chicken but you can also use minced turkey or minced beef. The meat is combined with rice, finely chopped onion, egg, 1-2 slices of bread soaked in water or milk and squeezed, fresh herbs and seasoned with salt, pepper and dried thyme. Bell peppers are filled with this meat mixture then placed into a large soup pot and covered with water. Then you have to…

  • appetizers and snacks,  salads

    Zucchini salad with mayonnaise

    This zucchini salad with mayonnaise is absolutely delicious and flavorful and you can serve it as a snack or as an appetizer. It is made from fried zucchini, mayonnaise and onions or garlic. We couldn’t agree if to use onions or garlic, so I divided the zucchini salad into 2 bowls: I added garlic into one bowl and onion into the other :). I liked more the zucchini salad with mayonnaise and onion but my husband preferred the garlic version. If you choose the garlic version, add also some fresh dill because it goes perfectly. As regarding the mayonnaise, you can use homemade mayonnaise or store bought mayonnaise. In both cases…

  • appetizers and snacks

    Spanish omelette (Tortilla de patatas)

    Spanish omelette recipe, Tortilla de patatas recipe, how to make Spanish omelette with potatoes and garlic Spanish omelette (Tortilla de patatas, tortilla española) is an absolutely delicious omelette made with eggs and potatoes, sometimes with addition of onions or garlic. It is a very popular dish in Spain and in some Spanish speaking countries. The potatoes are cut into small pieces (slices or dice) and deep fried in vegetable oil. The potatoes are then removed, drained and combined with slightly beaten eggs. This mixture is seasoned with salt and pepper and at this stage you can also add crushed garlic. If you like, you can also add parsley or oregano.…

  • cakes,  desserts

    Krantz cake

    This Krantz cake is a delicious combination of light and soft sheets made with whites and walnuts, layered with a butter and egg yolks cream, topped with caramelized walnuts. We call these caramelized walnuts “Krantz” because they are crunchy :). This Krantz cake is absolutely gorgeous and makes the perfect choice for holidays and for party. Krantz cake is also very easy to make. You don’t have to prepare a dough and roll it out into very thin sheets. You have to make a batter from whites, sugar, walnuts and a bit of flour and spread it with a spatula into a baking tray. You have to be careful to…

  • chicken,  main course

    Chicken paprikash with dumplings

    Chicken paprikash with dumplings, Hungarian paprikash recipe, how to make chicken paprikash Chicken paprikash is a very popular Hungarian dish. It’s an absolutely delicious stew made with chicken and paprika, soaked in a sour cream sauce. In Romania paprikash is also very popular, in tight competition with our traditional ostropel I like to make this delicious paprikash with dumplings made with flour and egg. These dumplings are very tasty and go well with all kind of stews and also have to role to thicken the sauce. I also add 1-2 tablespoons of tomato paste, for a sourish taste, and garlic because it goes very well with chicken. Serve this delicious…

  • desserts,  puddings

    Floating islands

    Floating islands recipe, Ile flottante, how to make floating islands, French floating islands Floating islands are a dessert of French origin consisting of meringue floating on a milky custard sauce. In Romania we call this dessert “Bird’s milk”. In my childhood I actually believed that my mom was milking a bird to prepare us the dessert :). I have no idea why it’s called like that. In French cuisine the term used for this dessert is “œufs à la neige” (eggs in snow). Floating islands are an absolutely delicious dessert, vanilla flavored, very creamy and incredibly easy to make. The whites are beaten and shaped with spoon into dumplings and allowed to…

  • appetizers and snacks,  salads

    Potato salad with pickled herring

    Potato salad with pickled herring, how to make potato salad with pickled herring, potato salad with pickled herring, beetroot and mayonnaise I love potato salad and I’m always happy to test new combos. There are so many possibilities to prepare potato salad. This time I made a potato salad with beetroot, pickles, onions and pickled herring. And of course, there’s mayonnaise! :). If you want to obtain a delicious potato salad you must add mayonnaise. It doesn’t have to be classic mayonnaise made with tons of oil and egg yolks which is not so good for your health. You can use only 2-3 tablespoons of mayonnaise and mix it with…

  • chicken,  main course

    Chicken and zucchini skillet

    Chicken and zucchini skillet Fried zucchini are very tasty and you can serve them in many ways: sprinkled with garlic, in salads, in soups or with pasta. I already have on my blog zucchini salad with yogurt and garlic, white bean salad with zucchini and summer salad with zucchini and feta cheese. Now I decided to prepare chicken and zucchini skillet. Tender chicken, sweet and a little smoke flavored zucchini soaked in tomato sauce. And of course, there’s garlic because it goes perfectly with chicken, with zucchini and with tomato sauce. I also added fresh parsley for a plus of freshness. Although this chicken and zucchini skillet is made with…