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Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

Willing to make an easy Quinoa tabbouleh salad  ? I replaced the traditional bulgur with quinoa for a healthier version of this salad and it was great! A great option for the gluten free diets also! You need fresh ingredients like spring onions, lots of parsley, tomatoes, green or red peppers, mint, lemon juice and […]

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Romanian Koftas (Chiftele)

Romanian Koftas (Chiftele)

  This recipe of Koftas or Chiftele   is a traditional Romanian recipe. The koftas are basically meat patties made with ground pork or mixed with ground beef and then deep fried. In the mixture are also added bread or bread crumbs, spices, garlic and eggs for binding the mixture together. If you are wondering where the word […]

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Upside Down Peach Cake

Upside Down Peach Cake

  I have this recipe from a Romanian Cooking book, but there are also many versions out there that look delicious. I thought this one is very easy to make so I chose it for today, as it is 3rd of July and tomorrow we celebrate Independence Day. If you go out for a picnic […]

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Authentic Mexican Cactus Salad

Authentic Mexican Cactus Salad

This is a very traditional Mexican salad made with cactus leaves, or nopales, as they call them in Spanish. Nopales are a staple in the Mexican cuisine and wildly used in salsas, salads or dishes (for the ones who never saw cactus leaves before and do not know how to eat them, here you have […]

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Pico De Gallo with Tuna-Traditional Mexican Recipe

Pico De Gallo with Tuna-Traditional Mexican Recipe

  Pico de gallo with tuna is a wonderful traditional Mexican recipe that I am very fond of. I love it because it reminds me of the times when I was living in Mexico. My wonderful friend Paty from Mexico City  used to make this recipe every time we were visiting her home. It is a […]

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