Shrimp and Grits

I am really having fun with these recipe templates, in case it was not obvious already. I’ve got nothing insightful    else to say on this gloomy Monday, so I’ll open a bottle of red wine and continue reading Marco Polo’s Adventures until my eye start itching. I  might be needing vision glasses, thank you countless nights…

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

I baked this banana bread for a friend. Honestly, it was for a friend, but as I am preparing this blog post, I really wish I made one for myself as well. No worries, I still have half a bucket of candies from Halloween. You can find an older recipe for  chocolate marbled banana bread…

Chili Con Carne and Kale

        I made chili con carne before but this time I had plenty of time and I did it the “right” way. And by that I mean slow cooking and allowing the sauce to rest before serving the dish.     INGREDIENTS FOR 4 PORTIONS: 1 tbsp oil 1 yellow onion 1 red pepper…

Chicken Salad * Salată cu pui

          INGREDIENTS FOR 1 SERVING: 1/2 parsley 10 baby carrots 1 celery stick 1/2 apple 1/2 cup spinach 1 chicken thigh boiled (or any other part) pink salt & fresh ground pepper 1 tbsp vegenaise 1 tbsp yellow mustard   Grate the carrots, the parsley and the apple. Chop the celery…