Pan seared bistro steaks with wine sauce, one of six recipes for a romantic candlelight dinner to celebrate Earth Hour this Saturday night.
saveur this month focuses on Rome - a few of the pasta varieties that are special to Rome...including these gnocchi!
[recipe] making Giardiniera, Italian-style mixed vegetable pickles -- a labor of love.
Dinner for 2: slow braised lamb shanks in a red wine and chocolate sauce.
Traditional romanian vegetable stew (trenslator on sidebar)
Chocolate Cherry Martini
A slice of pizza re-imagined as a grilled cheese sandwich.
Golden Roasted Cauliflower with Pecorino Romano Cheese
[recipe] Kiwi Chutney and Chicken Skewers. This could be part of your romantic Valentine's Day menu.
A Heart of Gold Chocolate Truffle for your true Love!
A chocolate pastry with a rich chocolate and raspberry filling, it's the perfect Valentine's Day dessert but delicious year round.
Heart Shaped Thin Mints in the Spirt of Valentine's Day (or Single's Awareness Day)
Heart-shaped whole wheat pancakes with luscious strawberry sauce, perfect for a Valentine's Day breakfast in bed.
Raspberry & White Chocolate Cheesecake - perfect Valentine day dessert!
Beef Tenderloin with Creamy Alouette Mushroom Sauce
A great romantic alternative to champagne this Valentine's Day, "By Any Other Name" is made with rose nectar, St. Germain (a liqueur made from elderflower blossoms) and pomegranate juice.
[recipe] Black Forest Gateau, right on time for Valentine's Day!
The perfect Valentines Day meets Chinese New Year treat! These ones stuffed with love notes. A tutorial.
Molten Lava Cakes Recipe - The perfect Valentine's Day dessert.
Nuts and plum jam cake (romanian blog with translator on sidebar)
A tale on traditional Romanian Christmas food.
the edible Valentine—proclaim your love on cake and then pull out a fork and eat it.
[recipe] Tapenade Stuffed Chicken Rolls
[recipe] Sundried Tomato Pesto Palmiers, perfect heart-shaped appetizers for Valentine's Day.
Romanesco Broccoli (or Cauliflower) - roasting it preserves its beauty and tastes amazing!
What is that strangely beautiful vegetable?
Broccoli Romanesco - try it pureed with Parmesan. Yum!
tradtional romanian puff pastry
Discs of libum, ancient Roman cheese bread scented with bay leaf, ready to go in the oven
Curried Cranberry Beans; Healthy Cranberry beans cooked with fine spices.
Mushroom-Pecorino Ravioli - only 40 calories each using gyoza wrappers
Got leftovers? Try this roasted duck sandwich based on an Alton Brown recipe called Mighty Duck.
Romanian COZONAC. a traditional Holiday sweet bread made at Christmas, New Year's, Easter or any special occasion. Filled with walnuts/cocoa and flavored with rum.
Using nothing more than lemon juice to enhance their flavour, Oysters Natural is easily one of the most impressive romantic dishes you can make.[recipe]
Super flavorful Mediterranean cold pasta salad. One batch will serve you lunch all week!