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Moldy cheese, Jonathan apple and beetroot jam

Moldy cheese, Jonathan apple and beetroot jam

Servings: 2

Preparation time: less than 15 minutes

RECIPE PREPARATION Mold cheese, ionatan apples and beetroot jam:

Cut the cheese into cubes, wash the apple, cut it into quarters and insert the pieces of cheese. Everything is covered "artistically" with beetroot jam (see recipe here: //retete/dulceata-de-sfecla-rosie-37169.html).

It is served as such or with black bread with seeds. I assure you it's an appetizer madness, the sweet-salty taste is insane;)

Good appetite!

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If you have decided to start a detox program, you must try this smoothie. Below you will find some of the benefits of the ingredients it contains:
pomegranate it is extremely rich in nutrients. It has few calories, is rich in B vitamins (B3, B5, B6, B2, B1) Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K and minerals: sodium, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, selenium, zinc and folic acid. This fruit contains 3 times more antioxidants than red wine or green tea. Pomegranate is considered one of the fruits rich in fiber.
-Product contains powerful antioxidants such as polyphenols, tannins and anthocyanins, essential for heart and body health. Pomegranate juice improves blood flow in people with myocardial disease. Pomegranates help lower LDL cholesterol, preventing it from accumulating in the arteries, thus lowering the risk of heart disease. In addition, these fruits help strengthen the heart muscle.
-This fruit is also indicated to be used due to its anti-aging effects, but also to prevent the appearance of diseases such as Alzheimer's. The researchers found a significant reduction in damage to brain cells, muscles and skin in people who consumed a certain amount of fruit for a month every day.
-Product has anti-inflammatory properties protecting against asthma and sore throat. Pomegranate juice may also have antiviral and antibacterial effects against plaque.
-New research has shown that a pomegranate extract protects the kidneys from dangerous toxins.
-According to recent research, pomegranate juice has a significant effect in preventing several types of cancer, such as breast, lung and prostate. Other studies show that pomegranate juice can even induce apoptosis & # 8212 process by which cancer cells self-destruct.
-Rodium helps regulate blood sugar, increase insulin sensitivity and is a fruit indicated for people suffering from diabetes.
-They are excellent for those suffering from anemia and asthenia. Protects against depression and osteoporosis.
-Pomegranate juice increases appetite so it can be used successfully in children to increase appetite.
-Rodium is indicated in the treatment of various intestinal diseases.
-Rodia, a fruit rich in vitamins, antioxidants and fiber and with very few calories, is frequently recommended by nutritionists in diets.
-When we buy pomegranates, it is advisable to choose the heaviest and brightest ones, so we make sure that the fruits are ripe. This is important because the pomegranates do not ripen after harvest.

And bananas they are particularly healthy. Below are some of their benefits:
-Bananas fight water retention in the body
-Bananas protect bone health
-Bananas lower blood pressure
-Bananas help prevent cancer
-Bananas regulate intestinal transit

Ingredients (for one serving):
1 pomegranate
1 banana
150ml yogurt
1 teaspoon chia seeds

1 teaspoon bee honey (or Green Sugar sweetener - stevia rebaudiana extract)

Method of preparation:
Put the yogurt in the blender container, add the chia seeds, honey, diced banana and pomegranate seeds.

Festive sets

The Easter holidays are fast approaching and that's why I thought that maybe you would be interested in some ideas for decorating the plates with goodies.
I prepared these sets on other occasions, but I thought it wouldn't hurt an extra idea for the young housewives.

Plate with: stuffed pike, donuts with light mayonnaise and red caviar, stars with cheese and grapes with cheese and mold.
The decoration in the middle of the plate is made of beet roses and french fries, all arranged on a bed of lettuce.

Then salami with slices of radish and lemon rose

Salted biscuits with cumin on which I put urda with dill and goose liver pate, grapes, pickles and tomatoes, lemon slices.

And here we have capsicums stuffed with dill cheese, decorated with halves of black olives, ham rolls stuffed with liver pate and hard boiled eggs given by grater and mixed with mustard.
Decor with cucumber and radish.

Maybe you will say that too often the cheese paste with dill is repeated, I want to say that these plates were made at different meals, on different days.

How to color eggs in yellow with turmeric or turmeric?

To get the yellow color I chose to color the eggs with turmeric powder (turmeric).

I also found variants of yellow Easter eggs colored with saffron, which seems more than out of place considering the price of saffron. What's the next step? Do we polish them with 24k gold?

Turmeric is affordable and colors quite nicely and intensely. If the eggs are white, the color is even brighter.

In a large enough pot I put the eggs, 2 large tablespoons of turmeric, I added water (1 liter) and I boiled everything over low heat, just to bubble. When they started to boil I added 2 tablespoons of vinegar. The eggs must be completely covered with water. I let it boil for 15 minutes. Then I turned off the fire and left the pot to cool on the table until the next day.

In the morning I took them out and put them in the formwork. The color intensified a lot. I greased the eggs with a piece of bacon to get a nice shine. After applying the fat, the eggs seemed to lighten, the color intensified. It's a warm yellow to orange.

Conclusions & # 8211 eggs painted with turmeric or turmeric & # 8211 yellow:

The result is satisfying, the eggs turned out beautiful. I will definitely repeat painting Easter eggs with turmeric.

Beetroot salad

A faithful reader of this blog asked me, some time ago, to post it beetroot salad recipe. I told him that it is a very simple recipe, easy to make and that it does not require much explanation. The girl, however, insisted (politely). He told me that he would like to see the recipe with pictures, because he has never done it before. In the house where he grew up, there was no beet salad, he has tasted this salad since he came to Timisoara and he likes it very much. And look, that's how it turned out that about two or three days ago my in-laws gave me some freshly uprooted beets. I immediately remembered the girl who had written to me and her very nice message. Today, therefore, I add my beetroot salad recipe to the blog's cookbook.

The 50 best autumn recipes. Delights to try during this period

Cold autumn evenings can become milder if you indulge in hot and delicious recipes. Because during this period you tend to spend more time at home, we suggest you take advantage and venture into the kitchen. The flavors of all are many and intense, you just have to discover them. has made for you a selection with the best autumn recipes. The ingredients are many and as healthy as possible: from autumn fruits (plums, pears, apples, figs or grapes) to seasonal vegetables (potatoes, pumpkin, cabbage, peppers) or nuts.

You don't have to give up salads either, especially now that you can make them richer than ever. Soups are also very important, so we recommend some recipes that strengthen your immune system and prepare you for winter. Below you will find recipes that fight autumn asthenia, but also recipes for delicious desserts, perfect for quiet evenings spent in the privacy of your home.

Have a craving, both to cook and to enjoy :)


1. Rocket salad with baked pumpkin and caramelized nuts

2. Grated carrot salad

3. Beetroot and walnut salad

4. Beet salad with nuts and cream cheese

5. Plum salad

6. Autumn salad with pears

7. Salad with pears, nuts and Roquefort cheese

8. Salad with duck breast and currants

9. Moroccan salad with pumpkin, bell pepper and grapes

10. Salad with red grapes and tuna

11. Warm salad with cabbage, bacon and cheese with mold

12. Salad with apples, cheese with mold and hazelnuts

13. Salad with chicken, figs and mozzarella


14. Chicken soup with cabbage and apples

15. Cold cucumber and green grape soup

18. Soup with parsnips and apples

19. Vegetable soup for immunity

20. Mediterranean mushroom soup


21. Pork tenderloin with plum sauce

22. Quiche with pumpkin, leek and spinach

23. Beef steak with rosemary and roots in the oven

24. Baked potatoes with three toppings

25. Celery puree with ripe hazelnuts

26. Baked potatoes with bacon and cheese with mold

27. Pork neck with onion, pear and orange

28. Pork chops with pears

29. Chicken stew with walnut and pomegranate sauce

30. Snacks with pumpkin and fennel

31. Pasta with mushrooms and pumpkin

32. Pork tenderloin with sauteed apples

33. Chicken stuffed with almonds and figs

34. Fondue with cheese and baked pumpkin

35. Eggplant au gratin with tomatoes and grated cheese

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For the dough:
500 g flour
200 g cold butter with 82% fat
3 eggs
80 g powdered sugar
80 g thick cream with min. 20% fat
a pinch of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla essence or 2 sachets of vanilla sugar

For the filling:
2.5 kg apples
60 g sugar
100 g ground walnuts
cinnamon powder

For decoration:
1 yolk
2 tablespoons milk

Method of preparation:
Weigh all the ingredients for the dough and then mix them as fast as the cold butter. The dough does not knead much because the result will not be as good. For the dough we do not want to form the gluten network that makes the dough elastic. You get approx. 1 kg of dough. Wrap the dough in cling film and quickly put it in the fridge for an hour. Any fresh dough needs time to relax and cool. If at first the dough looks soft and sticky, the relaxation time in the fridge will strengthen the butter in it and give it firmness.

Spread the grated apple juice over the ground walnuts. Apples do not need to be hardened. Smooth the apple layer nicely so that it has equal thickness everywhere.

Sprinkle sugar and cinnamon on top. I only put 60 g of sugar because I had sweet and sour apples. If the apples are more sour you can add more sugar. I used a spoon to get the sugar into the apples.

Beetroot with horseradish

Why so late? You already know my story with vinegar and all the things I refused to eat for many years because of it. Beets and horseradish were the main targets. When I realized how much I like both, I started consuming them with great pleasure. Then my taste buds understood the role of vinegar in food. And from time to time I came to this salad. In the last year I have tasted many beetroot salads with horseradish, sometimes even a few jars from different sources in parallel, until I realized how I want my salad to be perfect. I took into account:
- color: to be vivid, with fuchsia reflections, not dark to brown, the color is generally given by the variety of beet used but also by how much you bake / boil it
- texture: a little al dente, not to be porridge salad here we must be careful how much we cook / boil I prefer grated salad (or at least cut into small cubes) over the slice. just a matter of personal taste
- taste: all the balanced elements give the vinegar a little acidity and to balance the sweetness of the beet, without feeling especially in the mixture (so as not to scratch my sensitive papillae ) horseradish neither too little as it looks faint salad too much to cover the taste of beets

You know how good this salad is, but I especially like this potato stew.

Moldy cheese, ionatan apples and beetroot jam - Recipes

For a long time I thought that beets can only be eaten boiled or baked. How ignorant. :))
Until I discovered this recipe in a book by Jamie. Which recipe uses raw red beets. It was a pleasant surprise. The taste is not as pronounced as when cooked or boiled, but instead the texture is much different, a little more crunchy.

Ingredients (for two people):
- 1 medium red beet
- 1 seems a little bigger
- 100g of goat or feta cheese
- 4-5 tablespoons of olive oil
- juice from half a lemon (or even more, depending on taste)
- salt and pepper

Peel a squash, grate it and squeeze the juice. I cut them out of the knife, but if you're comfortable, a more competent grater would work, like the one from tele-shopping.
Mix them, sprinkle diced or crushed cheese on top and then put the olive oil and lemon. Mix lightly and season with salt and pepper. And that's about it, it's not even possible. :)

Note: do not use that feta in the box (danish feta or as it is called) because it is a pity. Take the original face, you can find it at the supermarket: Olympus or La Dorna brands or at Greek delicatessens (the only one I know is in Piata Floreasca, there was another one in Pipera but it closed).
In case you haven't found the feta, you can confidently replace it with goat cheese, also Olympus.
Good appetite!

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