Sunday, April 29, 2018

Cottage Cheese Filled Pastries- Placinte. A Moldovan Specialty.

Yeast dough, finely stretched, oiled and folded, filled with a mix of cottage cheese and dill.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Idlis and Chutneys

Traditionally served for breakfast, these fermented  and steamed rice and lentil cakelets are not only healthy, but also light and delicious. Served with a variety of chutneys, or sambar (lentil stew).
Here I have some coconut cilantro chutney, and spice powder mixed with sesame oil.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A Cherry Blossosm Cake

Delicate royal icing cherry blossoms, buttercream
A sprinkle of powdered sugar.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Potato Strudel

Strudel with an Indian flair: sliced potatoes (raw), seasoned with garam masala, tad of cayenne and turmeric, salt, sesame oil. Crisp and flavorful. Yeast dough, well oiled and stretched.
Baked for about 45 minutes.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Veggie Koftas, Naan, Pickles and Yogurt

Scrumptious vegetarian koftas in a rich tomato sauce. Served with butter naan, pickled onion and fresh plain yogurt.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Pasca- Traditional Moldovan Easter Bread

Traditional Easter bread, filled with savory cottage cheese and egg wash.
Handpainted eggs, Moldovan ethnic motif.

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