• SOUPS

    Lettuce Soup

    If you’ve never had lettuce soup before, you need to give this one a try. It’s easy to make and it comes together in less than 20 minutes. This lettuce soup is really loved in a lot of parts of Romania, but you can make it as well, wherever you live because it asks for basic ingredients that you can easily find at the grocery store. It’s usually made in the summer when there’s an abundance of fresh and delicious lettuce, but now we can find lettuce pretty much all the time at the grocery store. Yesterday I found some fresh and young lettuce so I thought I would whip…

  • DESSERTS

    Chocolate Crêpes with Cranberry Sauce

    If you’re a fan of crepes, you are going to love these Chocolate Crêpes with Cranberry Sauce. They’re easy to make and perfect for autumn when cranberries are in abundance. Last year was the first time I found fresh cranberries. I was really intrigued to try them because I’ve never had them in my entire life. I didn’t know they are so so ridiculously tart. So instead of eating them raw, I made a pound cake with cranberry sauce. It was really delicious. You can find it here. So this year I decided to buy cranberries again but to try something different. And I came up with this idea: Chocolate Crêpes with Cranberry…

  • MAIN COURSE

    Comforting Chorizo Sausage and Bean Stew

    We had some cold rainy days here, and all I craved was some Comforting Chorizo Sausage and Bean Stew. It’s easy to make and it’s perfect for leftovers or meal prep. You can make this stew in a million ways, with the ingredients you most love. You don’t have to stick to my recipe. And you can make a big batch of it and freeze it for when you’re not in the mood of cooking. I usually cook the beans separately for a few minutes, and I freeze half of it for another time. That’s my kind of meal prep. You can make this stew vegetarian, by skipping all the meat…

  • MAIN COURSE

    Harvest Veggie Stew with Quinoa

    Fall has fully arrived so it’s time for some hearty but easy to make stews, that are both comforting and tasty. There are millions of ways to make a great stew and you should really give some a try, like this Harvest Veggie Stew with Quinoa. I’m pretty much straightforward with the food I’m eating. I don’t like to make complicated recipes nor I enjoy to buy obscure ingredients that I will never use again. I do like to use whole food into my cooking, with lots of produce, grains, and greens. And now that the weather is getting colder by the minute, I do enjoy eating something hearty and comforting…