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Seared Endives with Gorgonzola & Mint Gremolata

Seared Endives with Gorgonzola & Mint Gremolata

I find endives to be very elegant and quite sophisticated vegetables, but this particular seared endives are everything mentioned above, plus super easy and fast to cook. And that’s a great combo for me 🙂 I know, there are millions of ways to cook this veggies, but starting with seared endives will open up other ideas, so don’t worry, you won’t miss out on any of the other recipes 🙂…

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cook at home/ summer

Summer Panzanella with Marinated Fennel & Halloumi

Summer Panzanella with Marinated Fennel & Halloumi

I’m absolutely in love with this summer panzanella. The good tomatoes season is starting to flourish and all the veggies are more tastier and fresher. Yey to SUMMER! If you are still struggling to find out what panzanella is, all you need to know is that’s the easiest, simplest and tastier salad there is out there. It comes from Tuscany (like almost all the delicious food in this world) and…

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cook at home/ Lunch box/ summer/ Vegetarian

Chickpea Fritters, Zucchini & Tomato Sauce Dip

Chickpea Fritters, Zucchini & Tomato Sauce Dip

Say hello to this quick and extra delicious meal you can make in less than 30 mins: Chickpea Fritters, Zucchini & Tomato Sauce Dip. I personally love chickpeas in any state, roasted, or even in stews, but this fritters are a winner now in my top 5 chickpeas recipes. Tender and very flavoured on the inside and slightly crispy on the outside, I think I got my family a nutritious dinner…

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cook at home/ summer/ Vegetarian

Roasted Tomatoes & Feta Toast

Roasted Tomatoes & Feta Toast

Roasted Tomatoes & Feta Toast for breakfast? Bring it on! I am a morning and a breakfast type of person, and I’m proud of that. But, figuring out what to eat in the morning, was never an easy job. Just between me and you now, there was a time, in my sweet high school days, when I was having small chicken schnitzels in the morning, not to starve until lunch 😂.…

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cook at home/ desserts/ summer

Sour Cherry & Lavender Hand Pies

Sour Cherry & Lavender Hand Pies

These sour cherry and lavender hand pies are the living proof that summer is here to stay for a while and brought with her lots of goodies. This season is definitely a feast of the flavors and fresh ingredients and I’m telling you that there’s no day without cooking in my kitchen, no day without enjoying the gifts of summer, as it sent us food to create special memories with…

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breakfast/ cook at home/ summer/ Vegetarian/ winter

Sweet Couscous Bowl with Roasted Fruits & Greek Yogurt

Sweet Couscous Bowl with Roasted Fruits & Greek Yogurt

Have you ever tried sweet couscous? Well, if the answer is no, then go grab some and prepare this delicious fruit bowl, as you will just love it. Make it all about seasonal fruits, and change the order of things by roasting them. You’ll get an amazing flavour which will make you repeat this over and over for the next weeks..well, that’s what I did after the first time I…

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cook at home/ Drinks/ summer

Peach, Berries & Thyme Lemonade

Peach, Berries & Thyme Lemonade

It’s that time of the year when a lemonade will definitely save us from the midday heat and keep us well hydrated. There are endless ways to make a summer lemonade, where the seasonal fruits are the main hero, but I wanted mine to be a bit with a tweak and I chose a mix of fruits and fresh thyme. Well, thyme seems to be very present in all the…

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cook at home/ spring/ summer/ winter

Breakfast Inspiration – Broccamole Toast With Dukkah

Breakfast Inspiration - Broccamole Toast With Dukkah

Broccamole is definitely a keeper in my morning and snacks routines. I am going through a breakfast crisis, better say, breakfast inspiration crisis. I am a morning person and I like to enjoy breakfast every time possible. These days it feels like no cereal bowl, no smoothies, no tomatoes and cheese (because that’s what we eat in Romania in the summer 🙂 ), no eggs are good enough to take…

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cook at home/ summer

Cori’s French Bouillabaisse

Cori's French Bouillabaisse

I am right now in a phase of discovering and trying out delicious French recipes, which somehow, for various reasons, I left them aside in my culinary adventures. Bouillabaisse, maybe you know it or not, is a fish stew made by fishermen in Marseilles originally prepared from bony fish they couldn’t sell to the restaurants or at the market. A vegetable mix such as fennel bulb, leek, tomatoes, potatoes and…

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