Winter Recipes

Christmas Emerald Candy Cane Cocktail

Ingredients: 2 Candy Canes 1 Jumbo Marshmallow / 1 regular sized Marshmallow or 10 mini Marshmallows Green Food Coloring – a few drops Apple Juice – 300 to 500 ml (it depends on the size of your glass) Instructions: Put your apple juice in a regular glass and stir in the food coloring one drop …

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Christmas Blossom Lychee Martini (Nigella Lawson’s Recipe)

Ingredients: 25 ml White Rum 25 ml Vodka – chilled 50 ml Lychee Liquor  (or the lychee juice from the can of lychees) one lychee (for garnishing) – canned lychees are the easy way to go ice – 4-5 cubes Instructions for a great Lychee Martini Recipe: 1.Pour all of your ingredients into your glass,  …

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Thanksgiving Pumpkin Platter (Nigella Lawson’s Recipe)

Ingredients: 2 kg of Butternut Squash – sliced into 2,5 cm pieces (you don’t need to peel it but it’s totally up to you/it depends on your taste) 3 tablespoons of olive oil ½ teaspoon of dried thyme 125 gr of blue cheese 100 gr of pecan nuts Instructions for Thanksgiving pumpkin platter: Preheat your …

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Peppers and Cauliflower in Vinegar (Mama Flori’s Recipe)

Ingredients: 8 kg of Red Round Bell Peppers 2 big heads of Cauliflower 4 big Carrots Celery Root – 4 small heads (Not Apio!!!) Celery Leaves – the branches / sprigs from 1 head of celery Horseradish – 2 roots = 4 stalks Peppercorns – 10 peppercorns Mustard Seeds – 1 tablespoon / 20 gr …

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Crispy Lasagna

Ingredients: 4 tablespoons of sunflower seed oil 2 tablespoons of garlic olive oil 2 tablespoons of butter 1 big onion – diced finely 1 big carrot (or 2 small ones) – diced finely 1 stalk of cellery – diced finely 1 heaped teaspoon sweet paprika powder 1 heaped teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 750 gr …

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Magliano’s Romanian Steak Gravy and Fried Potatoes with Bread (Papa Neagu’s Recipe)

Ingredients: 2 thick slices of Tenderloin or Bone-In Pork Loin – raw grilling meat – you can find it at the butcher / do not mistake it by cured meat!!! 500 gr of potatoes – sliced into ¼ inch batons or any other shape you desire / for frying Oil – for frying the potatoes …

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Pork Cracklings

Ingredients : 100 gr – pig skin 2-3 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon salt Instructions: Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius / 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut your pork skin into any shape you desire, drizzle the vinegar onto it and sprinkle the salt as well. Toss well to coat and place your pieces …

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Super Simple Red Cabbage Salad

Ingredients: 500 gr Red Cabbage – finely sliced or grated Salt – to taste Pepper – to taste Sunflower Oil – to taste White Wine or Red Wine Vinegar – to taste (do not exaggerate though…) Instructions: Put the cabbage in a big bowl and add the salt on top of it. Rub the cabbage …

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Christmas Red Fruit Filo Baskets

Ingredients: 3 sheets filo pastry 15 ml /1 tablespoon sunflower oil 175 gr / 1 ½ cups redcurrants 250 ml / 1 cup strained plain yogurt 5 ml / 1 teaspoon icing sugar 115 gr / 1 cup whole strawberries and raspberries, to decorate. Instructions: Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius / 400 degrees …

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