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French Toast- Romanian Style

French Toast- Romanian Style

While growing up in Romania, French toast was always a dish served as an accompaniment to soups, sautéed vegetables or green leaves, like  Creamy Spinach. I simply do not remember having French Toast for breakfast with fruits, syrups and other things. Off course, times were difficult, food was scarce and people tried to make the best […]

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Meat Tomato Stew- Carne Con Tomates

Meat Tomato Stew- Carne Con Tomates

I love stews in any form and anytime. Stews are comfort food for cold seasons and delicious for supper or lunch. This recipe of Meat Tomato Stew or Carne Con Tomates is a popular recipe in the Mediterranean Cuisine. It is made usually with beef but pork is also used. Very delicious and easy to make, […]

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Hot Chocolate- Spanish Style

Hot Chocolate- Spanish Style

If you go visit Spain you HAVE to try the Hot Chocolate or Chocolate a la taza. I mean, you really have to! There is no restaurant or bar that would not have it and it is one of the most delicious things I tried while on vacation in Spain this year for holidays. You […]

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Eggs With Ham and Potatoes- A Spanish Inspiration

Eggs With Ham and Potatoes- A Spanish Inspiration

On our travels around Spain we ate very often this dish called “Huevos rotos con patatas y jamon” or “Huevos estrellados with jamon serrano y patatas”. It is basically eggs with potatoes and their Serrano ham which is a food staple for Spanish people. Many cuisines around the world eat eggs with potatoes and add […]

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Apple Pie With Walnuts, Raisins And Candied Orange Peel

Apple Pie With Walnuts, Raisins And Candied Orange Peel

This recipe of Apple Pie with Walnuts, raisins and candied orange peel is a hybrid between the traditional American apple pie and the Romanian style. The result is an elegant, full of flavors pie that will bring joy to you and your guests. I cook and bake and cannot help myself to not put the […]

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Cream Cheese and Bacon Dip

Cream Cheese and Bacon Dip

This is by far one of the best dips I ever had. The cream cheese and bacon dip is something perfect for an appetizer or a snack. Serve it with good tortilla or potato chips and everyone will fall in love with it. Delicious! Enjoy! Cream Cheese and Bacon Dip   Save Print Author: Gabitza’s […]

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Old Gingerbread Recipe with Linden Tea

Old Gingerbread Recipe with Linden Tea

This Gingerbread with Linden Tea recipe  is a very old Romanian treasure, a forgotten recipe that needs to be brought to the light. It is one of these recipes you find in your grandmother’s recipe book that nobody uses anymore. My awesome friend, Alexandra, gave it to me some time ago and I decided to […]

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Cinnamon Stick and Tomatoes Chicken

Cinnamon Stick and Tomatoes Chicken

This is a dish I always loved. The hidden ingredient in the tasty sauce is cinnamon and it makes chicken taste like a party. Whether you’re making this recipe with beef, chicken, pork, or lamb, a touch of cinnamon intensifies the savory aroma and adds a subtle richness to the meat. It won’t taste like cinnamon, […]

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Eastern European Spinach and Feta Cheese Pie

Eastern European Spinach and Feta Cheese Pie

This recipe of Eastern European Spinach and Feta Cheese Pie is a wonderful, relatively easy recipe, very suitable for vegetarians. The combination of spinach with onions, leeks, dill, mint and Feta cheese will make you beg for more and will impress even a meat eater who will not say no to a second piece. Trust […]

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Scalloped Potatoes with Hard Boiled Eggs

Scalloped Potatoes with Hard Boiled Eggs

This recipe of scalloped potatoes with hard boiled eggs is a very popular recipe in Romania. Everyone knows it as “French potatoes” dish, but to tell you the truth, I have no idea where that name is coming from. My grandmother, the German one, used to make the recipe all the time. Without meat, can […]

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