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: 2,284

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

Bolyai – a thrilling ruined castle

Articles, Legendary Transylvania, Simply Transylvania, Transylvanian Real Stories | January 27, 2016 | Views: 2,017

Once you travel in the southern part of Transylvania, you’ll be tempted to visit the cities. I guess is normal. They are beautiful and have, indeed, their charm, with the […]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: 2,267

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

If you come in Transylvania ask the locals about the Fairies

Articles, Legendary Transylvania, Simply Transylvania | January 22, 2016 | Views: 3,235

If you find yourself in the southern part of Transylvania, lost in times, somewhere in the beautiful villages around Sibiu (Hermannstadt), ask the locals about the Fairies. Oh, you think […]Read More

Jules Verne, Transylvania and the turkey, pea stew

Articles, Chicken, I`d have some..., Lunch, Recipes, Transylvanian Cuisine, Transylvanian Food Reinvented, Transylvanian Real Stories | January 20, 2016 | Views: 3,057

Dark, bloody and misty appears to be Transylvania in many people’s minds around the world. While others think this place does not even exist. For them, Transylvania is a legend. […]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

How to make mayonnaise

Recipes, Sauces & Dips, Transylvanian Food Reinvented | January 16, 2016 | Views: 1,340

As a former ballerina, I have a deeply respect for my body. I graduated ballet school for a long time (more than 10 years), but I still remember my ballet […]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

Transylvania, a place of a beautiful strangeness

Articles, Simply Transylvania, Transylvanian Real Stories | January 14, 2016 | Views: 2,994

Strange, yet beautiful in its simplicity is Transylvania, a legendary region captured between Earth and Skies, a place where the simple way of being makes the people and places unique […]Read More