Romania

Romania or originally know as Dacia is located in the Central, South Eastern part of Europe and has a history that dates back over 2000 years BC where the spoken language is Latin based.  It has been recently discovered that Latin, most likely originated in Dacia and probably is the reason why Romanian  and Italian language are so similar today, but being a very contentious subject this information is very slow in its fruition. It is also a place that has a wonderful collection of traditional...
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Raureni Cherry Pie

Ingredients: 250 g sugar 2 teaspoons of cornflour a pinch of salt 1 teaspoon of cinnamon 1 sachet of our vanilla sugar or vanilla essence 1 jar of our Râureni cherry conserve 150 g unsalted softened butter 1 large egg Edmond Sweet Short Pastry defrosted How to prepare: Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.  Line a tray with baking paper, add pastry case and bake for around 10 - 12 min.  Keep some pastry for topping your pie, see picture.  (Note:  Weight down pastry case with u...
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Wafer sheets with chocolate cream filling/Foi de napolitane cu crema cacao

Wafer sheets with chocolate cream filling Ingredients: 1 packet of our wafer sheets, 400g plain biscuits, 250g butter (room temperature), rum essence, 100g cocoa, 200ml milk, 200g ground walnuts, 300g sugar. Ingredients for glaze: 200g cooking chocolate, 50g butter, 1 spoon of cocoa liqueur (optional), 100ml cream. Preparation: mix together the crushed biscuits (you can use a blender) with ground walnuts.  In a separate pot mix well sugar, cocoa and milk and put them over low heat u...
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Recipe for Blueberry Muffins using Blueberry Conserve from Raureni

Recipe for Blueberry Muffins using Blueberry Conserve from Raureni You need: 100g unsalted butter, 150 g flour, 1 pinch of salt, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 100 g sugar, 3 large eggs, some vanilla essence, 100 ml milk and our Blueberry conserve from Râureni How to prepare: Preheat the oven. Prepare muffin forms. In a bowl combine the flour, baking powder and salt. In a separate bowl combine the sugar and the butter using an electric mixer for 3 min until the composition is flu...
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