Watermelon is the most awaited summer delight in Moldova. Brânza is part of our national DNA. Watermelon Salad with Moldovan Brânza sounds weird, but is super tasty.
Raspberry Glazed Salmon
Raspberries are not just for sweet recipes. Besides jams and dessert, you may use them in marinades or sauces for main dishes. Try this Raspberry Balsamic Glazed Salmon. My honest advice is : Double the portion of the raspberry sauce! It is so good that you’ll need more. And don’t underestimate the fresh thyme. It gives such a special flavor to this dish.
#stayhome and cook! 7 Moldovan appetizers to try while on quarantine
Let me suggest you my Top 7 Moldovan appetizers for your #stayhome period. Home made food, healthy, good and clean. You can have them for breakfast, lunch or dinner. After 7 days repeat the list randomly.
Apple Omelette – A Must Try Breakfast!
The uniqueness of this omelette consists in the combination of sour apples, lightly browned onion and melted cheese.
Brânzoaice – Moldovan Cheese Pancakes
You’ll always find a slice of sweet, salty, soft, or dry brânză [‘brɨnzə] in every Moldovan house. Brânză is a typical fresh white cow, sheep or goat cheese, very popular in Moldova. Locals get their dairy products either from relatives that live in the village or from the local market.
IT’S RHUBARB SEASON! LET’S MAKE A TART!
It’s Montreal and its fantastic food variety that helped me discover rhubarb. Actually I had the chance to try it a few years ago, while hosting my cooking show on TV. My guest brought rhubarb from UK, because it was absolutely unknown in Moldova.
EASTER TRADITIONS IN MOLDOVA
Let me tell you a bit about Easter traditions in Moldova. It’s one of the most significant holidays in our culture. The celebration consists of…
TOP 10 MOLDOVAN EATERIES TO DISCOVER IN 2021
For some people 2020 was the year of failed dreams, for others it was the year of new opportunities. For me it was also the…
Home is where Placinta is
Although Moldova is not a big country, each region has its own traditional placinta [plə’t͡ʃinta] – a traditional pastry, both in salty and sweet versions…
It’s Adjika time!
Hello, September, it’s Adjika time! Although adjika [a’dʒika] is not a traditional Moldovan sauce, you will find it in my family´s kitchen all the time….
Blackcurrant Crème Brûlée
Blackcurrant Crème Brûlée is a summer version for this wonderful classic French dessert. In Moldova we grow a lot blackcurrant, so my mom used to…
Savory Peach Chicken Drumsticks
I just came back from our Canadian staycation. We spent a week at our friends in Toronto and I could’t come back home without visiting…
Stuffed peppers – the tastiest Moldovan pickles
Like any Moldovan family, my parents used to make a lot of preserves for winter. Now, since the kids flew away, they make just enough…