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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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Lunch box/ share the food/ spring

Cheese And Dill Romanian Savoury Pie

Cheese and Dill Romanian Savory Pie

Transylvanian Savoury Pie and a step back in time when grandma was making the best food in the world. In our human nature lies the desire to recreate pleasant past memories, especially the ones with food. It’s comforting and soothing for the soul, and probably the best way not to completely lose ourselves in the busyness of our lives. I feel this post should honor our grandparents, I don’t have…

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Lunch box/ share the food/ spring

Pork Chops with Carrots, Wilted Spinach & Mustard Dressing

Pork Chops with Carrots, Wilted Spinach & Mustard Dressing

Right at this moment, when I’m typing these words, the weather outside went from sunny to rainy in just a few minutes, but that rain had something magic in it, the way the drops were falling over my lush garden transpose me directly into a totally different mood about the recipe I’d like to share with you today. These pork chops with carrots, wilted spinach and mustard dressing are definitely…

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Lunch box/ share the food/ summer

Easy Spicy Chicken & Veggie Stir Fry

Easy Spicy Chicken & Veggie Stir Fry

Who doesn’t love a quick lunch or dinner, that’s also healthy, with a pinch of chilis and not to mention incredibly tasty ? Well, this easy and super fast spicy chicken and veggie stir fry has it all in one pan and you won’t need more than 15 minutes to fully enjoy your meal. I guess these stir fries, besides AOP Pasta, are the next easiest dinner to cook and that’s why…

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Lunch box/ share the food/ summer

Cori’s Thai Curry Chicken

Cori's Thai Curry Chicken

I’m definitely in a spicy food mood these days and almost everything I cook has to have some chili traces in it. I am still wondering how I didn’t add some chili in my coffee yet, but perhaps you know some spicy coffee recipes and you could share, maybe I’ll enjoy them. After a quick visit at the Asian store next to my house I am now fully equipped with…

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Lunch box/ share the food/ spring/ summer/ Vegetarian

Apple, kohlrabi and blue cheese salad

apple, kohlrabi and blue cheese salad

Tomorrow we celebrate Earth Day! What other way to honor Mother Nature, other than be, at least for one day, more conscious about what and how we eat? I’m a strong believer in a clean eating diet, in buying food locally and from suitable sources, in avoiding processed food, in not wasting the meals and the groceries, and the list could still go on. April 22, 2017 is the best day to reflect more about the…

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Lunch box/ share the food/ spring/ Vegetarian

Burrito zucchini boats

burrito zucchini boats

I like burritos! Spicy, juicy burritos, but this is a totally different..boat with the same taste. You know that feeling when you are craving something but you’re either too lazy to go and buy, or it’s too late (but this is not something that you should do anyway, because we don’t eat late at night, riiight?). Well if this happens, burrito zucchini boats are the safe escape for your (mine) cravings.…

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Lunch box/ share the food/ spring/ summer/ Vegetarian

Middle-eastern style cabbage with flavored butter potatoes

Middle-eastern style cabbage with flavored butter potatoes

Facing a small dilemma on how to cook a fresh cabbage on a sunny Sunday, I decided that the best recipe would go just by following my intuition and my moods about spices and tastes from that moment. So I got to it, a yummy and incredibly tasty middle-eastern style cabbage. In Romania we are used to cooking the cabbage either by stuffing its leaves with a mix of meat…

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