Simple Roasted Vegetables

If you put a bowl of candy and a tray of simple roasted vegetables in front of me, I will 100% choose the veggies. I am a savoury-food kinda girl, with an occasional side treat and roasted veggies are my favourite! If you learn this simple combination of seasoning, you will crave them too. What’s…

Warming Lentil Curry with Roasted Cashews 

This vegan lentil curry recipe to make on a cold or rainy day and enjoy under a blanket, while watching your favourite TV show. Let it pinch your lips with a chilli kick, while warming you up with ground cumin and turmeric, garam masala notes and fragrant coriander. As you know, I am a fan…

Mom’s Chunky Vegetable Lentil Soup

One of my favourite things mom makes is her chunky, wholesome lentil soup. I know in most countries this soup comes as a cream soup, but in Romania it’s like an Italian minestrone but with lentils instead of pasta. Yeah, this is probably the best description! Haha. My mom is an excellent cook. And I…

Traditional Romanian Cabbage Rolls (Sarmale)

Quite a few of you asked me on Instagram to share my mom’s vegan ‘Sarmale’ recipe, aka stuffed cabbage rolls. Whilst this dish exists traditionally in other Eastern European and Middle Eastern countries, it is definitely one of the most popular here in Romania. It’s usually made with meat, but mastering a delicious vegan version…