Mediterranean couscous * Cuscus mediteranean

  Yummy couscous alert! If you’re into sun dried tomatoes, parsley and olives as much I am, this is nirvana in a bowl. Yeap, I’m pretty much obsessed with parsley! What is couscous? Wiki says: ”Couscous is a traditional Berber dish of semolina which is cooked by steaming. It is traditionally served with a meat…

Meatballs Pasta * Povestea Pastelor cu Carne

  There is nothing really new under sun with this recipe…it was just my first time making meatball pasta. Crazy, I know…I’m just not that much into pasta…or into cooking pasta as a matter of fact…my friends know what I am talking about! But I nailed it this time, ok A.A?! I’ll should you this…

Purple Rice with Shrimp

      INGREDIENTS: 1 pound large fresh shrimp 2 garlic cloves some parsley 1 tbs butter (optional) 2 tbs extravirgin olive oil 1/2 glass chardonnay (optional) parmesan 1 cup purple rice 1/2 bunch of beech mushrooms pink salt & pepper             Steam the purple rice. Chop the garlic and…

Creamy Shrimp Risotto with Mushrooms

    Just for the record, I had a salad today! 😀 But this risotto was the perfect meal for the kind of weather we’ve experienced today (ice-cold rain). Plus, Saint Nicholas left Three Saints in someone’s shoes! Yeah, I know, shrimp should be paired with white wine but I really enjoy my “reds”!  …

Scrambled Omelette with Prosciutto and Brie

  Good morning, everyone! Hungry, ha? 🙂   You need:   3 eggs 4 -5 slices brie 6 slices prosciutto 2 green onions some parsley 1 tbs butter black pepper     Cut the green onion leaves in small pieces and rip the prosiutto slices in 4 pieces each. Melt the butter in a frying…

Steak Topped with Mushroom and Onion Sauté

    Screenplay: Characters:   3 – 4 tbs olive oil 1/2 tbs basil 1/2 tbs oregano chili flakes pink salt & pepper 1 rib eye steak 1 yellow onion 1/2 parsley flakes 5 brown champignon mushrooms 4 white champignon mushrooms     Olive oil, that’s how most cooking stories begin (or butter if’ you’re…

Poached Eggs in Tomato Sauce

    Bored of simple sunny side up eggs? Take it up another notch!     You need:   3 eggs 1 can of  tomato sauce 1 garlic clove 2 green onions 1/4 of a small white onion 1/4 cup chopped parsley basil 1/4 cup country style ham (optional) pink salt & black pepper 1/2…