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Chickpeas Green Beans With Pork And Spanish Chorizo

Today I will continue sharing with you another traditional Spanish recipe, Chickpeas Green Beans with Pork and Spanish Chorizo, recipe I collected during my vacation in Spain. It is a heart-warming dish, great to make on chilly days. Easy to put together, especially if you have, like me, those cans of chickpeas in the pantry and you do not know what to do with them. If you like chickpeas, I have some other few ideas for you besides this recipe, like Okra with Chickpeas…

Cheesy Chorizo And Tomato Baked Pasta

Cheesy Chorizo and Tomato Baked Pasta

Who doesn't love pasta? Easy to make and so versatile, pasta can become an addiction for many of us who love comfort food. This recipe uses very few ingredients and it is made in no time. I love easy recipes and I love the fact that with minimum effort, you can have a lovely dish on your table to feed the whole family. I, personally, also love the leftovers. Pasta, in any form, is a perfect meal to have for…

Cinnamon Tomato Chicken Stew

Cinnamon Tomato Chicken Stew

This cinnamon tomato chicken stew is a dish I always loved. It comes from Greece and it is also known as Kota Kapama. The hidden ingredient in the tasty sauce is cinnamon and it makes chicken taste like a party. Whether you're making this recipe with beef, chicken, pork, or lamb, a touch of cinnamon intensifies the savory aroma and adds a subtle richness to the meat. It won't taste like cinnamon, but it will add a layer of flavor…

Romanian Authentic Potato Moussaka

Moussaka is a popular dish that you can find in the Mediterranean cuisine, or Balkans. You will probably find it in every Greek restaurant as it is known especially in United States as being part of the Greek Cuisine and nothing more. However, historically, the Moussaka was found also in every country that was part or influenced by the Ottoman Empire. Even if Romania was never part of the big empire, there are many ottoman influences  in the Romanian cuisine. Therefore,…

Roasted Bacon Pork Tenderloin

Roasted Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

It is pork. Wrapped in bacon. And roasted. What more can you ask? This recipe is one of the favorite ones for entertaining in my house, especially during the holidays season. It is super easy to make, delicious and very beautiful on the table. It is, for sure a winner in my book. Almost anything, in general,  is a winner if it involves bacon. Or pork. Where I come from, we used to say that pork is the best vegetable,…

Cheesy Turkey And Mushroom Pie

I don't know about you, but I love savory pies. They are versatile and great any time of the day. The savory pies are one of my multiple solutions for comfort foods that are easy to make, even during the week, when everyone is busy and running around.   This wonderful cheesy turkey pie with mushrooms is a complete meal by itself and requires very little preparation. It is a great way to use leftover turkey or chicken(if you are…

Authentic Mexican Chicken Fajitas-Fajitas De Pollo

Authentic Mexican Chicken Fajitas-Fajitas De Pollo

Today we are going to prepare a delicious authentic Mexican chicken fajitas, or fajitas de pollo. One of the easiest dishes of the Mexican cuisine are the fajitas that are usually made with chicken, beef or shrimp. You can serve them on a sizzling cast iron plate (like in the restaurants), or you can serve them on a regular serving plate next to guacamole, limes, salsa and warm corn or flour tortillas, as tacos.  In Mexico, this dish is popular…

Authentic Mexican Picadillo

I love this recipe because of the simplicity of it and the fact that it makes a great lunch or dinner, Mexican style. The flavors are great and also authentic for Mexico. This beauty will bring on your plate the flavors of "canela" or cinnamon, the sweetness of "pasitas" or raisins, and the acidity of a white wine added to the mixture. There are many recipes out there and everyone uses different ingredients based on the availability or the region of Mexico.…

Stuffed Peppers (Ardei Umpluti)

Stuffed peppers are a favorite meal in many parts of the world. They are easy to make and delicious. Perfect for lunch, or for a great family dinner, stuffed peppers can be served by themselves or right next to mashed potatoes or other vegetables. The recipe that I am going to share with you today is coming from Romania and it is a recipe I grew up with. I know there are many recipes out there and everyone uses different…

Mititei- Romanian Grilled Sausages Recipe

When in the mood for partying and the weather is fine, Romanians go out for picnics. One of their favorite food out there is "Mititei". Mititei are small skinless sausages made with ground beef, lamb or pork meat, garlic and other spices. The sausages are grilled on charcoal hot grill and served with mustard, fresh bread, French fries and cold beer.  It is a meat dish encountered only in Romanian cuisine. This picture was taken at a summer festival in…

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