• APPETIZERS

    Ricotta, Ham and Bell Pepper Puff Pastry Pinwheels

    I have always loved puff pastry. It’s so easy to work with, delicious and you have an extremely tasty appetizer in minutes, like these Ricotta, Ham and Bell Pepper Puff Pastry Pinwheels. These are extremely easy to make, and you can totally make them ahead of time, and put the log in the freezer. You take the log out from the freezer, cut it into 3 cm pinwheels and bake it when you are ready to serve these. And the best part, this recipe requires only 4 ingredients. Ingredients: one sheet of puff pastry 1 bell pepper, or 2 halves, I used half red and half yellow 1 heaping spoon of ricotta…

  • Chickpea and Pumpkin Stew
    VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN

    Chickpea and Pumpkin Stew (Vegan)

    This Chickpea and Pumpkin Stew is a very hearty dish, that’s delicious, easy to make and really comforting on these cold days. Have you already tried it? Ingredients: 400 g of dried chickpeas, soaked overnight 200 g of pumpkin, cubed 1 teaspoon of tomato paste 200 ml of tomato sauce 2 basil leaves 1/2 a zucchini, cubed 2 carrots, sliced 3 stalks of kale, sliced 1 onion 2 cloves of garlic salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon of olive oil 200 g of brown rice 700 ml of vegetable stock This dish is very easy to make, and it keeps well in the fridge, so you can make a…

  • BOOKS & THOUGHTS

    5 Carti pana la Craciun. #5cartipanalacraciun

    Zilele trecute am dat peste un blog foarte interesant. Cred ca stiti deja, era ori cu retete ori despre carti, nu? 😀 Acest blog este in cea mai mare parte despre carti si m-a incantat. Blogul e foarte frumos aranjat si ingrijit iar acest lucru iese in evidenta. Mai multe detalii si postari puteti gasi aici. Pe acest blog am vazut si o postare, pe care o gasiti aici, tot despre carti, dar in concret, despre a termina cartile acelea care sunt neterminate din biblioteca noastra. Mi s-a parut foarte interesant dar m-am si speriat putin, nestiind daca sa particip la aceasta invitatie sau nu. De ce? Pentru ca mi-e foarte greu sa termin cartile care…

  • HEALTHY SNACKS

    Baked Garlic Kale Chips

    You can make kale chips in so many different ways, I make them quite simple, with salt, pepper, garlic powder and a drizzle of olive oil. That’s the way I like them now, but I will update my preference soon, I’m sure. Kale chips are all over the internet, with so many twists and delicious recipes. Until months ago, I never tried kale chips before. To be honest, 4-5 months ago I tried kale for the first time. Where I live, you can’t find kale so easily. I wanted to try it, I know the benefits of kale, but I found it only a few months ago. Since then, I…