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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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Moroccan Chicken Thighs with Figs

Moroccan Chicken Thighs with Figs

  This recipe of Moroccan Chicken with Figs is one that became a favorite in our house. Break open that spice cabinet in your kitchen and turn these chicken thighs into an inspired ethnic dinner in just few minutes. It is easy to make, fast and super delicious. You can serve it with couscous or […]

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Easy Authentic Mexican Picadillo With Potatoes

Easy Authentic Mexican Picadillo With Potatoes

I love Picadillo and especially this recipe which is very easy to make and also authentic for Mexico. This beauty will bring on your plate the flavors of “canela” or cinnamon, the sweetness of “pasitas” or raisins, and the acidity of a white wine added to the mixture. There are many recipes out there and everyone […]

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Juicy Meatloaf

Juicy Meatloaf

This recipe of Juicy Meatloaf is very traditional here in Minnesota. We are famous in this part of the country for serving this dish. It is comfort food, so together with Cheesy Potatoes  you have a  great meal for cold nights. And we do have plenty of those around here. Besides the fact that it is […]

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Romanian Stuffed Peppers with Pork

Romanian Stuffed Peppers with Pork

This Romanian stuffed peppers with pork meat is one of my favorite recipes for a main dish. The sweet red peppers I use, filled with the tasty ground pork mixed with rice and herbs and a little bit of bread crumbs, swimming in a delicious tomato sauce is heaven for me. The dish is baked […]

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

  Brussels Sprouts became a favorite lately for our dinners, so tonight we are going to combine them with bacon and roast them in the oven. How easy is that? I mean, literally, I wouldn’t even call that cooking, but hey, it is worth it to make your life easier once in a while, right? […]

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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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Chipotle Mushrooms With Cilantro

Chipotle Mushrooms With Cilantro

  Chipotle Mushrooms with Cilantro is a Mexican recipe that I like a lot and make quite often. It is a very different, refreshing side dish that goes well with any type of meat. If you are a vegetarian or vegan, these mushrooms would go well on pasta or rice. You can also make great […]

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Romanian Moussaka

Romanian Moussaka

  This is my Romanian version of Moussaka, a popular dish eaten in the Mediterranean cuisine, or Balkans. You will probably find it in every Greek restaurant as it is known especially in United States as being part of the Greek Cuisine and nothing more. However, historically, the Moussaka was found also in every country […]

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Romanian Pork Stew with Beer Recipe

Romanian Pork Stew with Beer Recipe

This is a very easy and quick recipe for pork stew. The twist of this recipe is the beer. The day I made the stew, I had some leftover beer from baking the beer bread and I did not want to waste it. It is a delicious stew that obviously can be eaten with the beer bread or […]

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