Roasted Chicken & Peas

  Peas was my favorite dish 10.000 years ago, when I was little. I found this recipe on a very good food blog from Romania, and I just had to make try it (with some minor changes, as usual). It was really really really good!       prep: 5 min cook: 25 min servings:…

Recipes Combined

  Sometimes I’m just out of inspiration, or time… or I liked a dish so much that I have to remake it. For this combination it was a little bit of all that. So, I cooked the eggplant like so and combined it with pieces of beef cooked like so. But I make some small changes in…

Chicken and Broccoli in a Sour-Sweet Sauce

  And I overcooked the broccoli…The dish was still delicious (no complaints from parties, but knowing how he likes his pasta it’s no wonder) and I’ll know how to cook it better next time. As I’ve said before, broccoli and me are just getting to know each other and this was a very successful date.…

Wine, Beef & Oyster Mushrooms Pot Roast

  The Pot Roast season is here… long grey and rainy days that ask for confort food.       INGREDIENTS: 1 yellow onion 1 pound of oyster mushrooms pink salt & pepper 1 pound chuck beef 1/2 cup red wine 3 garlic cloves 1 tbsp olive oil       Fry the meat in…

Roasted Pompano with Tomatoes and Ginger

    If you’ve never tried pompano fish, you’re missing out! It’s a pretty fatty fish which make it perfect for roasting. You can usually find it in any Asian stores.     INGREDIENTS: 1 pompano 3 romano tomatoes 1 yellow onion a small piece of ginger pink salt & fresh ground pepper parsley the…

Dressed-up Portabella

    Nom Nom and ready in less than 30 minutes…of which 15 minutes were spent “degustating” (is this even a word?) wine. ‘Cause you know…I too cook with wine and sometimes I even use it in my recipes. INGREDIENTS: 1 portabella mushroom 2 tbsp goat cheese about 2 cups spinach 1/3 yellow onion 1…

Warm Beef Salad

            INGREDIENTS: 2 cups baby spinach 10 asparagus spears 1/2 golden apple 1/3 pound chuck beef pink salt & black pepper rosemary & sage the juice of 1/2 lemon extra virgin olive oil   Cut the beef in thin slices, season it with salt and pepper, rosemary and sage and…