Mushroom, carrot and onion stew

by viviana on December 11, 2012 in Mains

I like to use all parts of a mushroom, so after cooking delicious  “Butter baked mushrooms” I decided to make a nice “Mushroom stem and carrot stew”. Check out one of the easiest recipes ever.

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Chicken breast with mushrooms in clay pot

by viviana on August 13, 2012 in Chicken,Mains

I have been told many times that I am stubborn. My opinion (!) is that I am not so stubborn, but persistent :D. One example: since I discovered the wonders of clay pot cooking, I can’t get enough of preparing food in it! That’s persistence, isn’t it?

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Baked mushrooms

by viviana on April 6, 2012 in Appetizers,Mains,Ovo Lacto

Mushrooms are healthy, rich and tasty. I believe that mushrooms, peas and beans can easily replace meat and, in my opinion, even taste better. Here is a traditional Romanian recipe for baked mushrooms. Note that I bought huge mushrooms at Kaufland and that made my life so much easier. Try to find big mushrooms when you want to prepare baked mushrooms, because it takes less time to clean and peel them.

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Deep fried vegetable dumplings

by viviana on February 13, 2012 in Appetizers,Ovo Lacto

Totally enjoyed making deep fried dumplings for the first time in my life. For some reason you can all understand I felt the pleasure of watching Kung Fu Panda again! My daughter and I love that cartoon (especially the first one) and we both think it is full of good advice for grown ups and kids alike. Well, I for one was thinking of Kung Fu Panda because Panda’s father makes noodles and dumplings, but this is not the main part of the cartoon.

I have been dying to make some sort of stuffed something that looked like Chinese something, and I think that these deep fried vegetable dumplings are delightful! I am going to try to use other ingredients in the future: minced beef, some other vegetables, maybe some cheese paste. Anyway, for the time being take my word: they are wonderful! I ate 15 of them with soy sauce…

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Stuffed mushrooms

by viviana on February 9, 2012 in Appetizers,Ovo Lacto

Nice dinner for your loved ones <3.

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Vegetable stew (fennel)

by viviana on February 6, 2012 in Mains,Ovo Lacto

There are so many ways to cook vegetables. One of my favorite dishes is vegetable stew. This time I used fennel, a vegetable that is not popular in Romania and I can find it only in Kaufland supermarkets.

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