duminică, 22 octombrie 2017

Ghiveci de legume / Baked Vegetables



Ingrediente / ingredients:

- vinete - eggplants
- cartofi - potatoes
- ceapa - onion
- morcov - carrot
- rosii pasate - tomatoes sauce
- oregano, cimbru, sare si piper dupa gust  - oregano, thyme, salt and pepper to taste
- ulei de masline - olive oil
- 4-5 catei de usturoi - 4-5 cloves of garlic

Ceapa o taiem julien, iar restul legumelor rondele. Calim in baie de ulei, ceapa, morcovul, cartofii, iar vinetele le frigem intr-o tigaie cu putin ulei de masline.

Cut the onion  julien, and the rest of the vegetables in slices. Fry in oil bath, onion, carrot, potatoes, and eggplant in a frying pan with a little olive oil.
 

 


Intr-o tava punem putin sos de rosii (rosii, oregano, cimbru, sare si piper) adaugam un rand de cartofi,, vinete, ceapa si morcov, adaugam iar sos si continuam pana incheiem cu un rand de vinete.

In a tray put a little tomato sauce (tomatoes, oregano, thyme, salt and pepper) add a row of potatoes, eggplants, onion and carrot, add the sauce and continue until we finish with a row of eggplant.

 

 


Bagam la cuptor aproximativ o ora la foc mic. Facem un sos din usturoi si ulei de masline . Servim legumele calde cu acest sos sau pot fi o garnitura perfecta langa o friptura.

Cook in the oven for about an hour at low heat. We make a sauce from garlic  and olive oil. Serve the warm vegetables with this sauce or it can be a perfect garnish next to a steak.

Bon appetit!

sâmbătă, 7 octombrie 2017

Tort cu mousse de ciocolata si cappucino / Cake with chocolate mousse and cappuccino


Ingrediente / ingredients:

Pentru blat / For the cake:

- 6 oua - 6 eggs
- 300 g ciocolata - 300 g of chocolate
- 200 g unt - 200 g butter
- 20 g cacao - 20 g of cocoa
- 200 g zahar - 200 g of sugar

Pentru crema / For the cream:

- 5 galbenusuri - 5 yolks
- 100 g zahar - 100 g of sugar
- 30 g amidon - 30 g of starch
- 300 ml lapte - 300 ml of milk
- o esenta de vanilie  - a vanilla essence
- 2 pliculete de cappucino - 2 sachets of cappuccino
- un plic de gelatina  (10 g) - a gelatin sachet (10 g)
- 500 g frisca - 500 g of whipped cream

Glazura / Glaze:

 - cacao sau o glazura formata din unt si ciocolata topita (dupa preferinta)  -  cocoa or a glaze made by butter and melted chocolate

Pentru blat : topim untul cu ciocolata si adaugam galbenusurile, unul cate unul.

For the cake : melt the  butter and the chocolate , add  the yolks one by one.


Batem albusurile spuma tare impreuna cu zaharul si adaugam la final compozitia de ciocolata.

We beat the eggs white with the sugar and finally add the chocolate composition.


Coacem compozitia la foc mic.

We bake the composition on low heat.



Crema: punem intr-o craticioara galbenusurile, zaharul si amidonul.

Cream: in a saucepan put the yolks, sugar and starch .


Amestecam bine si adaugam laptele caldut amestecand continuu. Punem la foc mic pana se ingroasa compozitia. Adaugam ciocolata si mai lasa pe foc pana se topeste.

Mix well and add warm milk while stirring continuously. We put low heat until the composition thickens. Add the chocolate and cook until melted.


O lasam sa se raceasca si o adaugam peste frisca impreuna cu pliculetele de cappucino .

Let it cool down and add it over the whipped cream with the cappucino.


Hidratam gelatina in putin lapte , o punem putin la foc mic pana se dizolva si o turnam in crema. Amestecam si o turnam peste blat.

Hydrate the gelatin in a little milk, put it a little bit on low heat until it dissolves and pour it into the cream. Mix and pour over the cake.


Punem la frigider cel putin 4 ore. Dupa ce s-a intarit adaugam glazura si mai lasam 1-2 ore la rece. Daca adaugam cacao, putem servi imediat.

Refrigerator for at least 4 hours. After it has been hardened, add the glaze and let 1-2 hours in the cold. If we add the cocoa, we can serve immediately ..


Bon appetit!


sâmbătă, 23 septembrie 2017

Yufka cu carne tocata / Yufka with minced meat


Ingrediente / Ingredients:

- un pachet de foi yufka - a package of yufka sheets
- 500 g carne tocata de porc - 500 g of pork minced meat
- o ceapa - an onion
- 2 linguri de pasta de tomate - 2 tablespoons of tomato paste
- o lingurita de praf de usturoi - a teaspoon of garlic powder
- o legatura de patrunjel - a bunch of parsley
- sare, piper si fulgi de ardei iute dupa gust  - salt, pepper and chilli peppers to taste
- mozzarela  - mozzarella

Pentru inceput pregatim carnea. O calim in 3-4 linguri de ulei de masline, adaugam ceapa, pasta de tomate  si condimentele. Mai lasam 2-3 minute , adaugam patrunjelul tocat si este gata.

First we prepare the meat. Fry it in 3-4 tablespoons of olive oil, add onion, tomato paste and spices. Let's leave it 2-3 minutes, add chopped parsley and it's ready.


Intindem foile yufka, adaugam carne si o felie de mozzarela.

In yufka, add meat and a slice of mozzarella.


Impaturim foile si le punem la prajit in baie de ulei.

Fold the sheets and fry them in an oil bath.


Le scoatem pe un servet absorbant pentru a elimina excesul de ulei.
Le servim calde cu ketchup.

Take them out on an absorbent cloth to remove excess oil.
Serve them hot with ketchup.

Bon appetit!

Salata arnautilor / Albanian salad



Ingrediente/ Ingredients:
- o conserva de sardine- sardines
- 3 cartofi fierti - 3 boiled potatoes
- un sfert de ceapa rosie - merge si alba - a quarter of the red onion - goes white
- 3 catei de usturoi - 3 cloves of garlic
- o lamaie - one lemon
- 10-12 masline fara samburi - 10-12 olives without seeds
- o lingura de mustar - a  spoon with mustard 
- 3 linguri de ulei de masline - 3 tablespoons of olive oil
- sare si piper - salt and pepper

Facem un sos din mustar, ulei, sucul de la o lamaie si usturoiul tocat marunt.
Maslinele le tocam felii subtiri si le adaugam in sos.
Cartofii ii curatam cat sunt fierbinti, ii taiem cubulete si ii amestecam cu sosul. Adaugam si ceapa taiata julien.Sardinele le tocam marunt si le adaugam peste cartofi. Amestecam totul bine
Adaugam sare si piper dupa gust.
Lasam salata la rece timp de 1-2 ore inainte de servire.

Make a sauce with  mustard, oil,  lemon juice and chopped garlic.
The cut the olives in thin slices and add them in to the sauce.
Clean the potatoes when they are hot, cut them in cubes and mix them with the sauce. Cut the onion julien . Cut the Sardines and add them over the potatoes. Mix well.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Let the salad cool for 1-2 hours before serving.



Bon Appetite!

sâmbătă, 2 septembrie 2017

Cupcakes cu ciocolata si banane / Banana and Chocolate Drizzle Cupcakes


Ingrediente / Ingredients:

- 2 banane - 2 bananas
- 2 oua - 2 eggs
- 120 ml ulei - 120 ml sunflower oil
- 120 ml lapte - 120 ml milk
- 375 g faina - 375 g flour
- 55 g cacao - 55 g cocoa powder
- o lingurita de praf de copt - 1 tsp baking powder
- 200 g zahar - 200 g caster sugar
- 110 g ciocolata - chopped chocolate
- sos de ciocolata si caramel - chocolate and caramel sauce

Pentru decor / To decorate:

- frisca - whipped cream

Batem ouale impreuna cu uleiul si laptele . Adaugam restul ingredientelor si mixam bine.

Beat the egg with oil and milk. Add the flour, cocoa, baking powder, sugar and chocolate.


Turnam compozitia in formele de cupcakes si coacem 20 - 25 minute.

Divide the mixture between the paper cases, then bake in the oven for 20 - 25 minute.


Le lasam sa se raceasca .

Leave to cool.


Le facem o gaura in centru si le umplem cu sos de ciocolata si caramel.

We make a hole in the center and fill them with chocolate and caramel sauce.



Le ornam cu frisca .

Decorate with whipped cream.


Bon appetit!

duminică, 23 iulie 2017

Biban de mare la gratar cu ciuperci brune / Grilled sea bass with brown mushrooms


Ingrediente / ingredients:

- 2 bibani de mare - 2 sea bass
- 1 kg ciuperci brune - 1kg brown mushrooms
- o lingurita de unt - a teaspoon of butter
- cimbru - thyme
- o legatura ceapa verde - a bunch spring onions
- piper , sare, fulgi de ardei iute - pepper, salt, chilli peppers
- patrunjel verde - green parsley
- usturoi - garlic

Pestele il gatim la gratar. Ciupercile le spalam, le taiem in patru si le punem intr-o tigaie cu unt, sare, piper si cimbru.

Cook the fish on the grille. Wash the mushrooms, cut them in four and put them in a pan with butter, salt, pepper and thyme.




Dupa ce s-au inmuiat, adaugam ceapa verde, usturoiul si fulgii de ardei iute.

After they have softened, add the onions, garlic and hot pepper flakes.


Servim cu patrunjel verde.

Serve with green parsley.

Bon appetit!

duminică, 16 iulie 2017

Cupcakes cu branza si bacon/ Cheesy Bacon Frittata Cupcakes



Ingrediente / ingredients:

- 150 g braza - 150 g cheese
- 100 g bacon - 100 g bacon, chopped
- 1 catel de usturoi - 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 2 linguri ulei de masline - 2 tbsp olive oil
- 4 oua - 4 large eggs
- 3 fire de ceapa verde - 3 spring onion
- sare si piper - salt and pepper

Tocam marunt ceapa verde si o calim putin in ulei de masline. Adaugam baconul si usturoiul si mai lasam 2 minute.

Cut the spring onion and fry it into olive oil. Add the bacon, garlic and leave it for two minutes.



Batem ouale intr-un castron, adaugam branza si baconul. Asezonam cu sare si piper dupa gust.

Beat the eggs in a jug and stir in the bacon and cheese. Season well whith salt and black pepper.


Turnam compozitia intr-o forma de briose. si coacem 15-20 minute.

Pour the mixture into the prepared moulds then bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until set.


Le lasam sa se raceasca si apoi le scoatem din forma.

Let them cool and then removed from the molds.



Le servim calde cu o salata de rosii cu oregano. Sunt foarte bune si reci.

Serve them warm with a tomato salad with oregano. They are very good and cold.

Bon appetit!