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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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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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Andouille Sausages with Peas Potatoes and Leeks

Andouille Sausages with Peas Potatoes and Leeks

This is a beautiful recipe for a quick dinner in the family. Sausages, potatoes, peas and leaks are the base for this delicious dish. I used Andouille sausages which gave the dish a “spicy attitude”, but you can use any kind of sausage you like, mild Italian sausage for example. A little bit of white […]

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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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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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Romanian Sauerkraut with Bacon and Sour Cream

Romanian Sauerkraut with Bacon and Sour Cream

  Sauerkraut in Romania is a very popular item consumed especially in winter. Many people, no matter if they live in the city or village, still preserve cabbage for winter, as Christmas and the New Year’s cannot pass without sauerkraut and pork on the table. The most popular dish for Christmas is stuffed cabbage leaves […]

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