sâmbătă, 29 aprilie 2017

Negresa cu alune de padure / Brownie with hazelnuts


Ingrediente / ingredients:

- 50g cacao - 50g cocoa
- o cana de faina - A cup of flour
- o cana si jumatate de zahar - A cup and a half cup of sugar
- 5 oua - 5 eggs
- un pachet de unt - A pack of butter
- esenta de rom - Rum
- o cana de lapte - A cup of milk
praf de copt - baking powder
150 g alune de padure - 150 g hazelnuts
- 150 g ciocolata - 150 g chocolate

Punem la incalzit laptele, adaugam zaharul, cacao si untul. Lasam pe foc pana se topeste tot untul apoi punem compozitia la racit.Incorporam galbenusurile, esenta de rom, faina si praful de copt in compozitia racita.
Albusurile le batem spuma si le incorporam treptat in compozitie. Nu folosim mixerul pentru a incorpora albusurile.

We warmed milk, add sugar, cocoa and butter. We leave on fire until all the butter melts then put the mixture to cooled.Add the egg yolks, rum, flour and baking powder into cooled mixture.
Beat egg foam and gradually incorporate them in composition. Do not use electric mixer to incorporate the egg.

Prajim intr-o tigaie alunele .

Roasted peanuts in a pan.


Le tocam grosier impreuna cu ciocolata. Eu am avut mai multe resturi de ciocolata si le-am folosit pe acestea.
Punem jumatate din alune si jumatate din ciocolata in compozitia de negresa.

We rubbed them roughly. I had more chocolate scraps and I used them.

We put half of peanuts and half of chocolate in brownie composition.


Turnam compozitia intr-o tava si o coacem la foc mic. 

We put the composition in a tray and bake it in a low heat.


Ciocolata ramasa o topim la bain marie si o turnam deasupra negresei dupa ce s-a racit. Deasupra adaugam restul alunelor.

Melt the remaining  chocolate on bain marie and we pour over the brownie after it has cooled.On top we add the rest of the hazelnuts.

Bon appetit!

duminică, 23 aprilie 2017

Supa crema de dovlecel / Zucchini cream soup


Ingrediente / ingredients:

- 3-4 dovlecei - 3-4 zucchini
- o ceapa - an onion
- 2 morcovi - 2 carrots
- un pastarnac - a parsnip
- putina telina - a little celery
- un cartof  - a potato
- 3 galbenusuri - 3 yolks
- 3 linguri de smantana - 3 tablespoons of sour cream
- crutoane  - croutons

Se pun legumele la fiert, se paseaza si se dilueaza cu supa in care au fiert legumele. Separat se amesteca galbenusurile cu smantana si se adauga cate putina supa. Tot amestecul se adauga in oala si se mai lasa la fiert 2-3 minute la foc mic.
Se serveste cu crutoane si putin parmezan.

Put the vegetables to boil, pass and dilute with the soup in which the vegetables were boiled. Separately mix the yolks with sour cream and add a little soup. All the mixture is added to the pot and boiled for 2-3 minutes at low heat.
Serve with croutons and a little parmesan cheese.

Bon appetit!

joi, 13 aprilie 2017

Placinta cu branza / Cheese pie



Ingrediente / ingredients:

- 12 oua - 12 eggs
- 7 linguri de faina - 7 tablespoons flour
- un praf de copt - baking powder
- 12 linguri de zahar - 12 tablespoons sugar
- 7 linguri de ulei - 7 tablespoons oil
- esenta de vanilie - vanilla essence
- 700 g branza dulce - 700 g cheese

Pentru inceput pregatim blatul: separam 7  oua, batem spuma tare albusurile impreuna cu 7 linguri de zahar. Adaugam galbenusurile, praful de copt, esenta de vanilie, faina si uleiul. Impartim compozitia in 2 . Turnam jumatate in tava si dam la cuptor pana prinde consistenta.

First prepare the cake:  separate 7 eggs, beat egg whites hard foam with 7 tablespoons of sugar. Add the egg yolks, baking powder, vanilla, flour and oil. Divide mixture into two. Pour into pan and give to baked untilconsistency.


Crema de branza se pregateste astfel: se mixeaza branza impreuna cu zaharul, 5 oua si esenta de vanilie. Turnam compozitia peste jumatatea de blat.

Cream cheese prepared as follows: mix cheese with sugar, 5 eggs and vanilla. Pour over the dough.


Turnam restul de compozitie si lasam la cuptor pana se rumeneste.

Pour remaining composition and leave in the oven until is golden brown.


Deasupra presaram zahar pudra.

Sprinkle powdered sugar on top.

Bon Appetite!

miercuri, 22 martie 2017

Budinca de pui / Chicken Pudding



Ingrediente / ingredients:

- un piept de pui - Chicken breast
- 200 ml smantana pentru gatit - 200 ml cream for cooking
- 50 ml lapte - 50 ml of milk
- o lingura de faina - A tablespoon flour
- 500 g ciuperci proaspete - 500 g fresh mushrooms
- o legatura de patrunjel - A parsley
- 4 cartofi fierti - 4 boiled potatoes
- 200 g cascaval - 200 g cheese
- sare si piper dupa gust - Salt and pepper to taste

Pentru inceput taiem pieptul de pui in bucati mici si il calim putin.

For starters cut the chicken into small pieces and fry it a little.



Adaugam ciupercile feliate.

Add sliced mushrooms.



Dupa ce s-au rumenit ciupercile, adaugam o lingura de faina si amestecam continuu.

After the mushrooms have browned, add a tablespoon of flour and stir continuously.


Adaugam smantana si laptele si lasam sa se ingroase sosul putin.

Add cream and milk and let thicken the sauce slightly.


Turnam amestecul intr-o tava care intra la cuptor. Adaugam deasupra patrunjel tocat.

Pour mixture into a pan for oven. Add chopped parsley on top.


Adaugam cascaval ras.

Add grated cheese.


Adaugam cartofii fierti rasi pe razatoarea mica si deasupra iar cascaval. Bagam la cuptor pentru 20-25 minute.

Add grated  potatoes and grated cheese. Put in oven for 20-25 minutes.



Se serveste fierbinte!

Serve hot!

Bon appetit!

duminică, 19 martie 2017

Yufka cu branza / Yufka with cheese


Ingrediente / ingredients:

- un pachet de foi triunghiulare Yufka - A package of sheets Yufka triangular 
- 300 g branza de oaie - 300 g sheep cheese
- 50 de grame cascaval - 50 grams cheese
- 120 ml lapte - 120 ml of milk
- 2 oua - 2 eggs
- o legatura de marar  - A bunch of dill
- 50 g chimen - 50 g cumin
- o lingura de mac - A tablespoon of poppy

Am gasit aceste foi Yufka si mi s-au parut destul de interesante. Sunt foi subtiri, turcesti din care se pot face tot felul de placinte. Erau si dreptunghiulare, dar am luat triunghiulare si reteta este cea de pe pachet.

I found these  Yufka sheets and I thought were quite interesting. Are thinTurkish sheets  that can be use to make all kinds of pies. There were rectangular and triangular ,  I made  the recipe on the package.



Punem intr-un castron branza, 60 ml lapte, un ou, chimenul si mararul tocat marunt.

We put cheese in a bowl, add 60 ml milk, egg, cumin and chopped dill.



Separat amestecam 60 ml lapte si un ou. Cu acest amestec ungem "tigaretele".
Punem 1-2 lingurite din compozitie la baza triunghiului si rulam. Ungem cu putina apa rece varful si lipim.

Separately mix 60 ml milk and egg. With this mixture Brush "cigarettes".
Put 1-2 teaspoons of composition at the base of the triangle and roll. Brush top with some cold water and stick.



Le ungem cu compozitia de ou si lapte si deasupra presaram mac. Le dam la cuptor pentru 35 minute.

Brush them with egg and milk composition and sprinkle over poppy. We give them in the oven for 35 minutes.



Bon appetit!

sâmbătă, 18 martie 2017

Pina Colada Cheesecake



Ingrediente / ingredients:

- 15 biscuiti digestivi  - 15 digestive biscuits
 - 100 g unt topit  - 100 g butter
 - o cutie de ananas   - A box of pineapple
 - 400 ml frisca - 400 ml cream
 - 500 g mascarpone - 500g mascarpone
 - 50 ml rom  - 50 ml rum
 - 2-3 linguri zahar pentru frisca - eu folosesc o frisca neindulcita  - 2-3 tablespoons sugar to whipped cream - I use an unsweetened whipped cream
 - 20 g gelatina - 20 g gelatin

Pentru inceput maruntim biscuitii, adaugam untul topit si turnam toata compozitia intr-o forma cu pereti detasabili.

For starters Crumblethe  biscuits, add the melted butter and pour the entire mixture into a form with removable walls.


Mixam frisca cu zaharul, adaugam mascarpone, ananasul facut pasta si romul. Daca la masa sunt si copii, putem adauga 2 lingurite de esenta de rom.  In sucul de la compotul de ananas hidratam gelatina, apoi o punem putin la foc ca sa se dizolve complet. Adaugam gelatina peste crema.

Mix cream and sugar, add mascarpone, pineapple pasta and rum  . If serve our children, we can add 2 teaspoons of rum essence. In the juice of pineapple compote hydrated gelatin, then put a little to heat to completely dissolve. Add gelatin over cream.


Adaugam compozitia peste blatul de biscuiti.

Add composition over  crackers.


Acoperim cu folie alimentara si lasam la frigider minim 4 ore. Putem decora cu frisca si bucati de ananas.

Cover with foil and leave  in the refrigerator at least 4 hours. We decorate with whipped cream and pineapple chunks.


Bon appetit!

duminică, 26 februarie 2017

Tiramisu



Ingrediente / ingredients:

- 400 g mascarpone - 400g mascarpone
- 400 ml frisca - 400 ml cream
- 50 ml amaretto - 50ml amaretto
- piscoturi - ladyfingers
- 3-4 linguri zahar - 3-4 tablespoons sugar
- 400 ml cafea indulcita - 400 ml sweetened coffee 


Batem frisca cu zaharul. Daca este deja indulcita nu mai adaugam zahar. Adaugam mascapone si 25 ml amaretto.

Beat the cream with the sugar. If it is already sweetened do not add sugar. Add mascapone and  25 ml amaretto.




Pregatim vasul in care montam prajitura. Adaugam putina crema pe fundul vasului , un rand de piscoturi inmuiate in cafea (in care punem restul de amaretto) iar un strat generos de crema si continuam pana terminam cu crema.

Prepare the dish in which assemble the cake. Add some cream on the bottom, a row of ladyfingers soaked in coffee ( put the rest of amaretto in coffee) and a generous layer of cream and continue until finished with cream.


In reteta originala se pun si galbenusuri crude, dar daca avem si copii la masa, putem sa renuntam la galbenusuri.
Pudram cu cacao inainte de servire pentru a nu se umezi la frigider.
Prajitura trebuie sa stea la rece minim 4 ore inainte de servire.

In the original recipe we put yolks , but if we have children at the table, we can give up the yolks.
Put cocoa on top before serving.
The cake must stay at least 4 hours before serving.



Bon appetit!