BUCOVINA HAPPY BIRTHDAY!


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I was born in Bucovina, Romania and today we celebrate 100 years since the union with all its historical provinces.

Home is where your heart is and my heart is in Bucovina. More about Bucovina you can find here.

Here are some Romanian recipes with the original name. Click on the link for the recipe. Enjoy!

Scrijele

GAB_7646_55Papanasi

GAB_7842_res_mixHribi cu smantana si mamaliguta

mushrromsSalata de sfecla rosie

beet root salad_resTocin si tocinei

GAB_6023_res_mixMere coapte

gab_1280_res_mix_Sarmale

gab_8562_res_mixPasca

GAB_0614_res_mixGalbiori cu smantana

GAB_0515_resBors de sfecla

GAB_5955_res_mixFragi cu smantana

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Tipp No. 62: “Eierlikör-Gugelhupf mit Lebkuchen” (Advocaat-Bundt Cake with German Ginger Bread)


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Christmas is coming….it is time to upgrade your bundt cake accordingly. Here is a variant of the classy bundt cake, which my Palatine Grandma used to bake for us every 2nd weekend to show us her love. Of course, my grandma knew a wide range of “Gugelhupf” (= ring cake) variants.

Weihnachten naht….Zeit deinen Gugelhupf entsprechend aufzurüschen. Hier ist eine Variante des klassischen Gugelhupf, den meine Pfälzer Großmutter jedes 2. Wochenende für uns zu backen pflegte, um ihre Liebe zu zeigen. Natürlich gehörten zahlreiche Gugelhupf-Variationen zu ihrem Repertoire.

Zutaten / Ingredients:

  • Für den Teig / for the Dough:
  • 150 g Lebkuchen / German ginger bread
  • 250 g Butter / butter
  • 250 g Zucker / sugar
  • 1 Päckchen Vanillezucker / vanilla sugar
  • 4 Eier / eggs
  • 250 g Mehl / flour
  • 1 Päckchen Backpulver / 1 package baking powder
  • 250 ml Eierlikör / advocaat
  • Fett, für die Backform / fat, for…

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The Peppermill !


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The Pepper Mill is a newly opened gem at Bandra. It’s has a lovely colourful decor and loads of seating available. They’re known for playing really good music. We interacted with a Chef Parag who recommended us a variety of dishes prepared by him. We left the choices on him and boy were we left surprised. The staff here is really helpful too.
We tried-

Breads and dips platter
Price- 365
The pepper mill prepares in house a variety of breads like Lavash, Focassia, Cross Buns and Breadstick. They served it with 8 different kind of dips including hummus, guacamole, peri peri mayo and a lot more. We truly enjoyed gorging on this platter. It’s a good choice for a date as it pairs so well with drinks and is fun to eat too.
Rating- 5/5

Cheese Nuggets
Price- 310
A kind of dish best eaten when hot. Mind you…

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(NEW YORK) Looking to try the best whiskey bars in town? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top whiskey bars in New York City, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges #AceFoodDesk reports


#AceFoodNews – Heres the top five starting with number one the Whiskey Tavern …
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1.Whiskey Tavern

Topping the list is Whiskey Tavern. Located at 79 Baxter St. (between Walker and White Streets) in Chinatown, it’s the highest-rated whiskey bar in New York City, boasting 4.5 stars out of 725 reviews on Yelp. Whiskey Tavern’s expansive menus offers glasses and flights of bourbon, rye and scotch, classic and specialty cocktails, beer, cider, wine and more, on top of bar snacks and full meals. The tavern also has sister whiskey bars on the Lower East Side and Brooklyn, as well as a curated liquor store in Brooklyn that sells more than 100 different whiskies.

2. Wheated.

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Next up is Flatbush’s Wheated, situated at 905 Church Ave. (between Coney Island Avenue and 10th Street). With 4.5 stars out of 294 reviews on Yelp, the whiskey and cocktail bar, which offers pizza and more, has proven to be a local favorite. While there, look for Whiskey Wednesday specials that highlight a different variety each week.

Singing its praise, Yelper Dana M. recently wrote, “The cocktails are crafted to perfection. The whiskey selection is unlike anything else. If you like bourbon, you’re especially lucky here.”

3. Caledonia Bar.

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Yorkville’s Caledonia Bar, located at 1609 Second Ave. (between 83rd and 84th Streets), is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the whiskey bar and Scottish pub 4.5 stars out of 227 reviews. The small joint bills itself as “the world’s least pretentious whiskey bar.” On the menu, expect glasses and flights of the bar’s extensive selection, as well as cocktails, beer, wine and small plates.

4. Sanford Astoria.

o The 5 Best Whiskey Bars In New York CityPHOTO: SANFORDS ASTORIA/YELP

Sanfords Astoria, a whiskey bar and New American spot in Astoria, is another go-to, with four stars out of 661 Yelp reviews. Head over to 30-13 Broadway for tasting session over an upscale brunch, lunch or dinner.

Offering the restaurant five stars, Yelper Christy Y. recently said, “The wall of whiskeys is breathtaking. It transforms the entire restaurant’s vibe into an old speakeasy-esque type of place.”

5.Maysville.

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Over in Flatiron, check out Maysville, which has earned four stars out of 523 reviews on Yelp. You can find the American whiskey bar and restaurant at 17 W. 26th St. (between Broadway and 6th Avenue). According to the website, the restaurant is named after the Kentucky port town from which whiskey was first shipped out of the state. Maysville regularly hosts whiskey tastings, classes and other events, and features The Early Bourbon deal, offering half-priced whiskies, as well as cocktails, beer and wine by the glass from noon-6 p.m. daily.

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The 2018 Belfast Christmas Market


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It’s that time of the year again!!! The 14th Belfast Continental Christmas Market……and I’m really excited!!!! it’s in its usual home, Belfast City Hall. Had a wonder around today and the buzz was amazing. Lots of stalls, food from all around Europe and beyond, stuff for kids to do, Santa’s Grotto and gift stalls as well as confectioners and pastries and drinks!!!! Had my Kangaroo burger going to give the Yorkshire pudding a go!!! What will you have?

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Gaylord, Hello to Mumbai’s iconic restaurant


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Here since 1956, Gaylord is a legacy. Situated at Churchgate, this restaurant severs North Indian and Continental dishes. It’s bakery section is known for retaining its age old flavours.

The decor of the restaurant will you a royal vintage vibe.
We tried-

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Chili Cheese Toast-
Price- 320
Bite sized sandwiches of cheese with finely chopped chillies in between. It tasted good but for the price the quantity was very little.
Rating- 4/5

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Kulhar ki Tangdi
Price- 520
Chicken drumsticks marinated and cooked in Bhatti masala. The chicken was tender and flavourful, but upon taking a few bites, you’ll find it extremely dry. The presentation of the dish is lovely, each drumstick is served in an individual pot where masala and salad is added. Again for the price we think only 4 drumsticks are too less.
Rating- 3.5/5

For main course we opted for:

Vegetable Au-Gratin-
Price- 505
It was mixed…

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Musgrave Marketplace Christmas Party


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Halloween has just finished and it’s straight into Christmas!!!! I attended the Belfast Musgrave Marketplace Christmas Party on the 1st November where Christmas has just begun!!

The warehouse has all one needs when it comes to food, groceries, confection, drinks and snacks and lots more.

There is a very good and well stocked Christmas shop and my two girls were already decorating the house!!!

We were well plied with canapés of the savoury and sweet kind and we especially liked the salted caramel hot chocolates (Santa please make a note!!).

I saw a couple of innovations worth mentioning. The first was a wide range of biodegradable cutlery, containers and straws which were pretty impressive. Also there was a wonderful spiced gammon which can boiled and/or ovened and which looked and tasted great.

I think I will make a trip back to do my Christmas shopping….without any distractions!!

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Mushroom borscht


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GAB_7136__res Mushrooms borscht

My husband loves to make a borscht (sour soup), any kind of it. Vegetable or meat, as long it is sour is the best. This summer he made a boletus borscht. It was wonderful. I went foraging mushrooms and he did the borscht. I made photos at the end and now I am sharing his recipe with all of you.

He made borscht the before our wedding too. Imagine spending the “guys” party with his cousin, me and my best friend.

We had a great night.

This mushrooms borsch could be made also with any king of mushrooms. He made it lots of times with different wild mushrooms. Hi took the recipe from the book of written after the author “Radu Anton Roman” traveled around the country and learnt traditional recipes from our villages.

Ingredients:

  • 1 root parsnip
  • 1 root celery
  • 2 onions
  • 500 ml meat broth
  • 1…

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The Giant Corporations Behind Your Burgers And Milk Have A Terrifying Climate Secret #auspol #qldpol #nswpol #ClimateBreakdown #StopAdani #EndCoal


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The Giant Corporations Behind Your Burgers And Milk Have A Terrifying Climate Secret

Together, five companies have a climate footprint bigger than Exxon, Shell or BP, but we don’t talk about it.

Lauri Patterson

Beef burgers, ham sandwiches, cheese slices, yogurt, bread.

A good amount of the food you might eat on a daily basis is likely to have come from just three U.S companies: Tyson, Cargill and Dairy Farmers of America. 

Minnesota-based Cargill is the world’s biggest food trader, selling everything from grains and beef to eggs and palm oil.

Meat giant Tyson processes 35 million chickens, 424,000 pigs and 130,000 cattle every week in the U.S. And Dairy Farmers of America accounts for 30 percent of all the milk produced in the country.

And in addition to providing your breakfast, lunch and dinner, they are some of…

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