Herbs in the window sill

With the exception of the rosemary, which was bought from a National Trust garden, all of them are grown from seeds. The chillies are huge and they started to produce flowers and chilli. In the right pot I have hot chilli, sage and chilli. In the left one I have rosemary, dill and chives. Last […]

Easter menu

This Easter’s menu included, as usual, “traditional” Romanian dishes and English ones. We’ve got hot cross buns from the supermarket, as I didn’t have enough time to try to make them at home. We had to share the bun on Easter, as the tradition dictates. Drob, it’s a Romanian terrine with lots of spring onion. […]

Gardening

Update, 24/03. After 15 days, the herb garden looks like this: As I’ve already disclosed in an older post, I’m a serial plant killer. But now, I am so happy with my attempts on gardening. Last year we’ve bought the bushes, that already had ~50cm in height. They are doing great so far and I’m […]

Vegetarian Christmas

This is what we’ve prepared for this year’s Christmas. Hubby had 2 additional dishes with meat, but I didn’t show them here. Hubby insisted on the Romanian dishes, as he likes them. I preferred the other ones, less traditional. These are blue cheese canapes. The base is shop bought, filled with a mixture of Stilton […]

Christmas decorations

The Christmas tree is ready! We put our stockings on the fireplace and we’ve got a poinsettia. We need a sign with “Santa please stop here” and we are ready for Christmas. You might also like Using jars to keep the kitchen tidy TK Maxx finds My garden Blinds or curtains Handmade vase by Rose […]

Flowers

My name is Anca and I am a serial plant killer. I killed my flowers/plants. I killed hubby’s citrus trees and 3 bonsai (grown from seed). I nearly killed all the plants from my office, they survived only because the cleaning lady begged me to stop “looking after” the plants. But, I’m persistent and I […]

Pancake day

As usual, we celebrate pancake day with lots of pancakes and crepes. In the morning we started with crepes with sour cherry jam. At lunch we had crepes with fried mushrooms and cheddar. I wrapped the mushrooms in the crepes and I baked them for a few minutes, until the cedar has melted. Yummy!! We […]