Peanut Butter and Raspberry Brownies

First of March, first day of Spring! Although it does not feel like it here in London. And World Book Day. But what I most resonate with today is National Peanut Butter Lovers Day. I’m one of those people, yes. And I want to share with you my favourite brownie recipe, upgraded with lots of…

Maple Syrup Buckwheat Pancakes (VG, GF, WF)

Another day, another serving of maple syrup buckwheat pancakes! I wish. But seriously, these pancakes are amazing, gluten- and wheat-free AND vegan! Packed with nutrients, easy on your digestive system and easy to make. Here’s why I love buckwheat: Improves Heart Health By Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Levels Contains Disease-Fighting Antioxidants Provides Highly Digestible…

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…

3-Ingredient Coconut Rice Pudding

This could be the easiest dessert you’ll ever make! If you haven’t tried rice pudding, this coconut milk version is creamier, tastier and packs extra nutrients for you. You know I love rice and I am not afraid of carbs! We need them all to have energy, take care of our gut and make sure…

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…

5 Awesome Weekday Vegan Breakfast Ideas

I enjoy a balanced lifestyle of healthy, nutritious meals with a side of indulgent treats. Whatever I eat – I try to make it appealing, fun and super flavoursome.

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…

My First Supper Club

Two weeks into my decision to (once again) quit a corporate job for the dream of entrepreneurial ‘bliss’ and flexibility, I decided to organise a Supper Club. And so I made the first step towards this goal by booking a lovely little venue in East London on 10 Cable Street. A few weeks went by and it sold out. A combination of pride and panic was taking over me gradually. I didn’t sleep the night before.In the car, I called my dad and told him I’m not sure how I am going to do this…

Pumpkin and Sage Vegan Risotto

Autumn is for warm dishes, with creamy textures and happy after thoughts. This vegan risotto recipe is a guaranteed winner with both vegans and non-vegans. I know, because I tested it on my non-vegan friends! And they wanted seconds. It has so many layers of flavour and it can be a beautiful dinner dish you…