Monday, January 5, 2015

Vanilla Mascarpone Crêpes - A Simple French Dessert

These thin, delicate pancakes have a delicate mascarpone filling and a crunchy almond topping along with a drizzle of apricot preserve

Crêpes, considered French-style pancakes, can feature flavorful fillings and sweet or savory toppings. Therefore, in France, they are a favorite, being enthusiastically received any time of the day, at breakfast, lunch, dinner or tea. These thin, delicate pancakes have a delicate mascarpone filling and a crunchy almond topping along with a drizzle of apricot preserve. Dust the Crêpes with a powdered sugar and served them as a sweet, delicious dessert.


Monday, December 29, 2014

Cranberry Orange Mulled Wine - Warm and Aromatic Holiday Drink

This sweet, spiced red wine infused with oranges and cranberries, releases warm aromas of cinnamon and cloves

It's this time of year, that we bring dear friends to out kitchen table a little more often, sharing with them delicious treats and flagrant drinks such as cranberry orange mulled wine. With a welcoming perfume that greets guest when entering our home, during holidays, this sweet, spiced red wine infused with oranges and cranberries, releases warm aromas of cinnamon and cloves.


Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Gingerbread Cookies - Merry Christmas!

Warm holidays flavors such as cinnamon, ginger, molasses and cloves will tingle your taste buds in this gingerbread cookie recipe

Merry Christmas everyone! Since many of you are surrounded by dear family and friends I will keep this short and sweet. I just wanted to wish a magical holiday season and thank you all for reading. Warm holidays flavors such as cinnamon, ginger, molasses and cloves will tingle your taste buds in this gingerbread cookie recipe. Fill your home with the Christmas spirit with one of my favorite treats!


Monday, December 22, 2014

Herb Roasted Chicken with Potatoes - Christmas Dinner

For both its simplicity of cooking and flavor, a delicious roasted chicken is perfect for Christmas dinner especially when served with rosemary potatoes

For both its simplicity of cooking and flavor, a delicious roasted chicken is perfect for Christmas dinner especially when served with rosemary potatoes. It's comforting and satisfying with an wondrous aroma that just fills your kitchen. This is an elegant main course recipe that is sure to impress your guests gathered around the Christmas table.


Thursday, December 18, 2014

Pecan Swirl Bread Loaf - Taste of Christmas


Pecan swirl bread is a traditional Romanian recipe that has become a staple around holidays

The today's recipe is very dear to my heart because it brings out many wonderful memories. Every time I think about my childhood, I remember my kind grandmother and her delicious recipes. This pecan sweet swirl bread, also called "cozonac" used to be something we would always bake together around the magical Christmas. There was always snow and so much joy. 


Monday, December 15, 2014

Hearty Cabbage Rolls - Taste of Romania

Stuffed cabbage rolls is a traditional Romanian recipe that very popular in my country during this beautiful holiday where they are also known as sarmale

Around Christmas, I always want to prepare something that brings me back to my mother's kitchen, something comforting and something warm that reminds me of cold winter days and beautiful snow, from when I was a child. Stuffed cabbage rolls is one of those recipes that warm my heart. They are tender and nearly melt in your mouth as the slow cooking brings out subtle aromatic flavors.


Thursday, December 11, 2014

Christmas Cinnamon Kringle - Wonderfully Aromatic

Kringle is an Estonian pastry flavored with cinnamon that is usually baked around holidays or other celebrations

Kringle is an Estonian pastry flavored with cinnamon that is usually baked around holidays or other celebrations. It's a twisted sweet yeast bread shaped in circle with a soft interior and crusty top that will fill your kitchen with a lovely warm flavor. It's also rich, wonderfully aromatic and brilliant gold in appearance, perfect for the Christmas morning brunch along with a cup of coffee while opening the presents under the tree.