• sides,  vegan

    Easy bulgur pilaf recipe

    Easy bulgur pilaf recipe, how to make bulgur pilaf Bulgur pilaf is very similar to rice pilaf, but easier to prepare and even tastier 🙂 Bulgur is a nutty tasting grain made from whole wheat kernels that have been parboiled. It is similar to rice and couscous but it has a higher nutritional value. Being parboiled, it is very easy to prepare, all you have to do is place it in hot water and let it rest for about 10 minutes. To prepare bulgur pilaf, you have to cook the vegetables, add the bulgur and hot water and let to rest for about 10 minutes. Being so easy to prepare,…

  • sides

    Creamy cheesy potatoes

    I love potatoes and I think they are the perfect garnish for grilled meat, for steaks, for meatballs or for fish. It’s true, I prefer french fries, but potatoes can be prepared in many delicious ways, like meat stuffed potatoes, crispy cornmeal roast potatoes, rosemary and garlic roast potatoes or creamy cheesy potatoes. These creamy cheesy potatoes are absolutely delicious and very nourishing. I used sour cream to prepare these potatoes because it’s a little sourish, but you can also use heavy cream. Dill goes perfectly with potatoes, with sour cream, with eggs and with feta cheese, so don’t forget to use it. If you don’t have fresh dill, you…

  • main course,  pork

    Baked polenta layered with sausages, feta cheese and sour cream

    Baked polenta layered with sausages, feta cheese and sour cream, Romanian dishes, Romania baked polenta This baked polenta layered with sausages, feta cheese and sour cream is a delicious and comforting meal, excellent for a family dinner. It’s also easy to make, with a handful of ingredients. You prepare a medium-hard polenta, then you place one layer of polenta into a slightly greased baking dish. Over the polenta layer you place sausages and over the sausages spread feta cheese mixed with sour cream. Place the second layer of polenta and cover with a mixture made from sour cream, feta cheese and 1 egg. Then place the baking dish into the…

  • beef,  main course

    Meatloaf with Béchamel sauce and feta cheese

    If you like meatloaf you really have to try this meatloaf with BĂ©chamel sauce and feta cheese. The meatloaf is very tasty, juicy and flavored and topped with a creamy and cheesy layer. This meatloaf is easy to make and you can use your favorite seasonings. I used caramelized onion for this meatloaf because is a little sweet but you can also use raw onion, finely grated. As regarding the BĂ©chamel sauce, it’s quite easy to prepare but, if you don’t have time, you can replace it with 400gr sour cream mixed with 1 egg and seasoned with salt an pepper. You can serve this delicious meatloaf with BĂ©chamel sauce and feta cheese…

  • chicken,  pasta

    Spaghetti with chicken and green olives

    Spaghetti with chicken and green olives, spaghetti with tomato sauce, quick and easy spaghetti recipe, 30 minutes recipes, how to make spaghetti with chicken and green olives Very tasty and flavored, quick and easy to make, these spaghetti with chicken and green olives are my favorites. I love green olives because they are a little sour and I think they go perfectly with chicken and tomato sauce. Green olives give a sourish taste to this dish and you won’t obtain the same taste using black olives. But you can use both black and green olives. You can also add capers to this green olives and tomato sauce. They are similar…

  • desserts,  salads

    Fruit salad

    Easy fruit salad recipe, how to make fruit salad, fruit salad topped with whipped cream, chocolate chips and peanuts, refreshing fruit salad Easy to make, very refreshing and full of vitamins, fruit salad is the perfect summer dessert. You can use your favorite fruits, fresh or canned. Raisins go very well in this fruit salad and I always use them. Before adding raisins to the fruit salad I soak them in warm water with rum flavor. Raisins will taste better 🙂 You can also add nuts, oatmeal flakes or bulgur. I always top fruit salad with whipped cream and I sprinkle some chocolate chips and peanuts. It’s a delight! Instead…

  • main course,  pork

    Moldavian meat patties (parjoale moldovenesti)

    Moldavian meat patties, Romanian meat patties, how to make Moldavian meat patties, how to make parjoale moldovenesti These Moldavian meat patties (parjoale moldovenesti) are very popular in Romania. Their origins are in Moldavia, a region in the east of Romania. Moldavian meat patties are long shaped patties, traditionally made from ground beef or ground pork (or a mixture of beef and pork). Ground meat is combined with potatoes, carrot, onion, garlic, bread and egg and seasoned with salt, pepper and dried thyme. Then the patties are shaped and rolled through a mixture of flour and bread crumbs and deep fried into hot oil. Moldavian meat patties can also be baked…

  • cakes,  desserts

    Easy lemon bars

    Easy lemon bars recipe, chocolate glazed lemon bars, how to make lemon bars, lemon brownies Sweet and a bit sourish, with a brownie like texture, these lemon bars are a delight! They are also very easy to make, with a handful of ingredients. To prepare these delicious lemon bars you have to mix all the ingredients, pour the batter into a baking dish and bake. Very easy, right? 🙂 I’m a big chocolate lover and I topped these bars with a chocolate glaze. It results a gorgeous contrast between the sweetness of chocolate and the lemony flavor. I used white chocolate but you can also use dark chocolate. Instead of…