Roasted pepper hummus and a fantastic story about the beginning of March

Appetizers, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Fast & Simple dish, Legendary Transylvania, Lunch, Middle Eastern Cuisine, Oriental Cuisine, Recipes, Sauces & Dips, Simply Transylvania, Snacks, Vegetarian Food | March 2, 2016 | Views: 2,236

March the 1 st is a special day around here. Not only because the spring finds again a place in the calendars’ of the new year, but also because with […]Read More

Light deviled eggs with cottage cheese

Appetizers, Breakfast, Brunch, Courses, Eggs, Fast & Simple dish, I`d have some..., Lunch, Mediterranean Cuisine, Recipes, Tapas, Transylvanian Cuisine, Transylvanian Food Reinvented, Vegetarian Food | February 2, 2016 | Views: 2,999

Butter, canned pork or chicken pate, the egg yolks, salt, pepper and home made mayonnaise is the classic Transylvanian recipe for deviled eggs. They taste good. Really good. And I […]Read More

Polenta, vegetables and eggs – a happy triangle

Brunch, Courses, Dinner, Eggs, Fast & Simple dish, I`d have some..., Lunch, Recipes, Transylvanian Cuisine, Transylvanian Food Reinvented, Vegetarian Food | January 28, 2016 | Views: 2,283

If you’d say that polenta, ”mămăligă”, as we call it around here, is our national food, you’ll make no mistake. I don’t speak for the rest of the country, but […]Read More

The simply beautiful, Tuna Mousse with Harissa powder

Appetizers, Brunch, Fast & Simple dish, Fish, Recipes, Snacks, Tapas, Transylvanian Cuisine, Transylvanian Food Reinvented | January 27, 2016 | Views: 2,266

As an Eastern European, I was born and spent a big part of my childhood in communism. Those years are an important part of Transylvania’s history and existence, too. And […]Read More

Cilbir Eggs and why I quit my job

Breakfast, Brunch, Courses, Eggs, Fast & Simple dish, International Cuisine, Lunch, Mediterranean Cuisine, Oriental Cuisine, Recipes, Vegetarian Food | January 25, 2016 | Views: 1,932

These past few weeks were a bit strange for me. Mostly because in the last part of December I quit my job, as a journalist at the local newspaper  I […]Read More

Lettuce cream soup (almost) as my grandmother used to do it

Brunch, Lunch, Recipes, Soups, Transylvanian Food Reinvented | January 18, 2016 | Views: 1,771

When she was young, I believe my grandmother was a beautiful woman with her blue-grey eyes and the long blond hair braided in tails, and even she left our world […]Read More

Eggplant salad, Transylvanian style

Appetizers, Brunch, Fast & Simple dish, Recipes, Salads, Transylvanian Food Reinvented, Vegetarian Food | January 16, 2016 | Views: 2,486

I have no idea why I’ve chosen the eggplant salad for my first recipe here, but I guess this happened because the Christmas is not gone for long, nor the […]Read More