Wines

Romanian Xmas delights: Romanian Wines


Romania is one of the world’s largest wine producers and sixth largest among European countries – in 2015 it produced around 275.7 million hectolitres of wine. In recent years, Romania has attracted many European business people and wine buyers, due to the affordable prices of both vineyards and wines compared to other wine producing nations…

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Romanian Xmas delights: Walnut Bread


Read also: Cabbage rolls with polenta                   Aspic-like dish (in Romanian: Piftie) Sweet Walnut Bread, known as “cozonac cu nuca”, is a traditional Romanian sweet bread made with raisins and walnuts. This is a favorite at every Christmas in Romania and you will find it on everyone’s table wherever you…

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Merry Christmas! Ho… ho… hoo!


JUMP TO ENGLISH VERSION      Sărbători, sărbători… ce poate fi mai frumos decât magia sărbătorilor? Ce te poate apropia mai mult de familie și ce te poate face mai fericit decât sărbătorile?      Chiar dacă există multe momente frumoase în cursul anului, parcă Sărbătorile de iarnă și Crăciunul au o magie aparte.  …

Sitting around the fireplace


Whatever has happened Whatever is to happen The great Earth is under our foot The vast heaven is over all of us The rest is ours to make Let us all sit around the fireplace For talks and laughter by my friend AshiAkira,  a man among men

Bancuri cu Moș Crăciun – Romanian Jokes with Santa


FOR ENGLISH VERSION CLICK HERE . It’s Christmas Day and I want to see you happy and smiling. Maybe I will succeed. First I want to ask Santa Claus: “Santa, you say Ho, ho, ho! because you can not speak foreign languages? :)” Secondly… I want to present you some jokes in the form of…

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(Un)usual


There are not so usual for me to be praised by someone. Generally, only my Dad does it. Because he loves me as I am. Besides him, in real life, there are not too much people who do it. Yes I know, I’m often too difficult and too hard to understand. Here, in the blogosphere…

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Crăciunul, o iubire nesfârșită! – Christmas, an endless love!


FOR ENGLISH VERSION CLICK HERE . Days are passing, then weeks and months, And dark storm clouds invading our soul, Because through the burden of dreams We look the weather which stirs. Forgotten memories, shattered moments, Broken hearts, broken ideals… ❤ We run through chaos and war But in peacetime, we fight with ourselves, We…

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My Grandpa’s secret


  My grandfather’s sausages are the best in the world. He has a simple recipe, but I think it is the hidden secret in the world. My father and my grandmother made them, but my grandfather put the miraculous ingredients. After being made sausages are hung to dry. There you see them now. I can…

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Christmas Markets from all over the World


Astăzi vreau sa vă plimb prin lume. Dacă Moș Crăciun poate, într-o singură noapte, să ducă daruri la copiii din toată lumea, așa și eu vreau să vă duc în Târguri de Crăciun de peste tot. Ați fost deja în cel de la București cu mine și în cel de la Viena cu Cindy Knoke.…

Wines

Christmas meal: Romanian Wines


Romania is one of the world’s largest wine producers and sixth largest among European countries – in 2015 it produced around 275.7 million hectolitres of wine. In recent years, Romania has attracted many European business people and wine buyers, due to the affordable prices of both vineyards and wines compared to other wine producing nations…

Vienna’s Christmas Market~


Vienna has the most dazzlingly beautiful Christmas Market. The market is up and running before Advent, a month before Christmas. The visual beauty is almost as remarkable as the people. Everyday and every night for a month, people are at the market, eating, visiting, browsing, communing. Children and families, young and old, everyone goes. Rain…

Christmas sweets: Walnut Bread


Sweet Walnut Bread known as “cozonac cu nuca” is a traditional Romanian sweet bread made with raisins and walnuts. This is a favorite at every Christmas in Romania and you will find it on everyone’s table wherever you go. And it’s really delicious. You can find the recipe here, on Jo Cooks’s site. I hope…