Romanian Beef Stew with Polenta

This is a nice little meal for a cold winter day. It takes a long time to cook, so I wouldn’t recommend it for busy moms, unless you have a couple of hours to kill in the weekend. Nevertheless, it’s a lovely dish, full of flavor, and enjoyed by adults and children alike. The meat […]

Curry Chicken with Creamed Butter Beans

There are thousands of ways to cook chicken, each individual, and delicious. But if you like curry, you will definitely love this recipe, which is already a favorite in our household.

One-Pot Chicken with Tomatoes and Basil

One-pot dishes are a tradition in our home. They are rich in flavors, good comfort food, and easy to prepare. Besides, you have less to clean up after them. Today, I give you a recipe inspired by a slow-cooking dish, which tastes equally amazing cooked on the stove. Here’s my rendition of one-pot chicken, with […]

Mig’s Savory Ratatouille

Ratatouille is not a challenging dish. In fact, it is one of the easiest things to cook. The problem is that, with traditional recipes, the baking time is too long – about 45 minutes. Add to this the prep time, time to saute the eggplant, and you will spend more than an hour in the […]

Bell Peppers with Rice and Wild Mushrooms

This is a recipe “on demand” – hubby is tired of meat, so I am trying something new: bell peppers stuffed with rice and wild mushrooms, served with a side of vegan mash potatoes. A child-friendly recipe (believe it or not, my little boy loves the rice and wild mushroom mix, and especially the mash…) […]

Pasta Tricolore with Stinging Nettles

There’s no other better time to cook this recipe, than Spring. The other day, we went exploring the vineyards in our region, and I took the opportunity to pick up some stinging nettles. My first recipe was nettles with polenta, an old traditional recipe in Romania. Yesterday evening, however, I decided to deviate from Romanian […]