• soups

    Greek lemon chicken soup (Kotosoupa Avgolemono)

    Thick, rich, creamy, flavorful and very comforting, this Greek lemon chicken soup (Kotosoupa avgolemono) is my favorite soup. It will warm your soul in a cold winter day! Greek lemon chicken soup is made from chicken, rice and the delicious egg-lemon sauce. You have to cook the chicken with some vegetables and spices until tender, then strain it. Then add rice to the broth and cook until the rice is cooked through. Then you have to prepare the egg-lemon sauce which is a very simple thing to do but it can also be a little tricky. For the perfect egg-lemon sauce, you have to follow a few steps: The main…

  • desserts,  puddings

    Chocolate pudding

    Creamy, flavorful and comforting chocolate pudding is simply the best dessert. I could never say no to a cup of chocolate pudding.And it’s also quick and incredibly easy to make from scratch. All you have to do is to mix all the ingredients and to cook until thickened.Chocolate pudding makes the perfect treat no matter the season. A bowl of warm chocolate pudding will warm your soul in a cold winter day. Chocolate pudding makes also the perfect summer treat served cold, topped with fresh fruits or whipping cream.You can also add nuts, raisins or rolled oats. Use your imagination, there’s no limit! Ingredients for chocolate pudding: – 600 ml…

  • salads,  vegan

    Rice and mushroom salad

    Rice is a very nourishing grain and I like to include it in my diet. And the easiest way to do that is to make a salad, right? In Romania we have a dish called “pilaf” made from rice, vegetables and, sometimes, chicken. It’s very tasty, but I prefer rice salad because I can also add fresh vegetables like cucumbers, tomatoes, onions and herbs. There’s much more flavor. Now I want to share with you my latest creation: rice and mushroom salad. It’s very tasty and flavorful and you have to give it a try! To prepare this salad I used fresh button mushrooms but you can use your favorite…