• Puff Pastry Sticks
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    Puff Pastry Sticks

    Puff Pastry is really an amazing ingredient in the kitchen, and these Puff Pastry Sticks are the proof. They’re easy to make and super tasty. I love breadsticks very much, but they have to be savory, I am more of a savory person, I’m not much into sweets. I remember eating these breadsticks with caraway seeds when I was little, I loved them, and also some Romanian scones, savory as well. These two were my favorites. I never made breadsticks the traditional way, by making a dough. I am sure it’s not hard to do, but I chose to do them with puff pastry because it’s easier. It’s so easy to…

  • DIPS, DRESSINGS AND MARINADES

    Black Garlic Hummus

    If you want to try a different kind of hummus, try this Black Garlic Hummus on toast or with veggie sticks. You will be surprised. I love Hummus very much, I love it on toast, on a wrap, with some veggies or breadsticks. It’s my favorite spread and because of that, I make it very often. Today I tried something different, we have some black garlic and I wanted to see how it would turn out, and it is really good. 🙂 Health benefits of black garlic: helps lower the cholesterol decrease the risk of cancer offers protection against infections high in antioxidants This recipe is almost exactly like this one, the only…

  • VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN

    Stuffed Tomatoes with Vegetables

    Stuffed tomatoes are very versatile, you can make them with vegetables or meat and vegetables, with rice or vegan. Either way, they’re delicious. You can fill not only tomatoes but also zucchini, pumpkin or eggplant. And the stuffing is really endless. I chose to make this recipe vegetarian, with a mixture of vegetables. Ingredients: 5 tomatoes 1 zucchini 1 eggplant 5 mushroom salt and pepper olive oil oregano 1 onion 1 clove of garlic 100 ml of stock Prepare the vegetables. Chop the onion and garlic, cut the eggplant, zucchini, and mushroom in bite-size pieces. Slice the tops off the tomatoes and with a little spoon, scoop out the seeds…

  • Turkey Meatballs with Roasted Peppers
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    Turkey Meatballs in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

    This Turkey Meatballs with Roasted Peppers dish is a great dinner idea, and it freezes really good, so you can make a big batch and use it when you don’t have time to cook. Ingredients: 500 g of minced turkey meat 800 g of roasted pepper 50 g of peas 1 slice of bread 1 egg 100 ml of milk 1/2 a teaspoon of salt 1/4 of a teaspoon of pepper 1 tablespoon of dill 1 onion 2 carrots 1 stalk of celery 2 cloves of garlic Soften the bread in 100 ml of milk, slice the carrots and the celery, chop the onion and garlic. You can chop the…

  • Focaccia with Whole-wheat Flour
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    Focaccia with Whole-wheat Flour

    This is a tasty Focaccia with Whole-wheat Flour that’s super easy to make and perfect for almost any meal. Ingredients: 400 g whole-wheat flour 1 sachet dry yeast 1 teaspoon sugar one teaspoon salt 250 ml lukewarm water sliced olives rosemary, oregano, basil 1 tablespoon olive oil dried tomatoes In a glass, measure the lukewarm water, then mix in the yeast and the sugar and let the mixture rise for 10 minutes. In a big bowl, sift the flour and salt. Add the yeast mixture and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Work very well the dough and when the dough is formed, move it to a plain clean surface and work…

  • Chicken Stew with Steamed Greens
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    Chicken Stew with Steamed Greens

    This Chicken Stew with Steamed Greens recipe is super easy to make and it’s a great dish for weeknight meals. Ingredients: 4-5 chicken thighs 5 cloves of garlic, whole 1 onion, sliced 100 ml of white wine 1 carrot, sliced 5 tablespoons of tomato sauce 150 ml of stock or water parsley leaves rosemary salt and pepper olive oil Heat one tablespoon of olive oil in a pan. Add the chicken thighs, season them with salt, pepper, rosemary and fry them on all sides. I used oregano instead of rosemary because my husband hates the tiny pieces of rosemary, but I think it works best, so use that. When your chicken is…