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(Română) Valoarea nutritiva a mierii de albine, zaharului brut, melasei si siropului de artar

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Salad a la russe

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Salad a la russe

8 medium potatoes
8 large carrots
1 celery root
2 parsnips
1 large can peas, drained
20-25 gherkins
2-3 pickled red bell peppers (optional)
mustard, salt, pepper, to taste
vegan mayonnaise (see recipe here)

Cook the vegetables, whole, in water with a pinch of salt (this water can be use as vegetable broth). Allow to cool a little bit.

Cut the vegetables and the pickles into small pieces. Add the peas.

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Salad a la russe

Add the mustard, the mayonnaise, salt and pepper to taste. Mix gently.

Place the mix on a plateau and garnish.

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Salad a la russe

It can also be served in filo dough baskets.

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Donuts

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Donuts

100 g flour
100 ml warm water
1 teaspoon yeast
2 tablespoons raw sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
raisins (optional)

Oil for frying

Mix all the ingredients well.
Place the dough into a greased bowl, and cover. Set in a warm place to rise for about half an hour.

Heat the oil in a  deep pan.

Slide donuts into the hot oil using a tablespoon. Fry the donuts on each side until golden brown.

Sprinkle with sugar powder and serve warm.




Romanian lentils drob

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Romanian lentils drob

For the dough:

450 g flour
80 ml ​​sunflower oil
180-200 ml  cold water
salt

Mix all ingredients without kneading. Refrigerate for about an hour.

For the filling:

300 g lentils yellow/green/brown (not red lentils!!)
5 spring onions, finely chopped
5 (green) garlic, finely chopped
250 g mushrooms, finely chopped
2 slices of bread soaked in water and well drained
1 bunch parsley, finely chopped
1 bunch dill, finely chopped
1 teaspoon thyme
2 tablespoons mix seasoning
1 tablespoon oil
salt and pepper, to taste

Cook the lentils in water with a pinch of salt. Drain and leave to cool.

Heat the oil in a pan and stir fry te mushrooms.

Mix all the ingredients.

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Romanian lentils drob

Roll the dough dubble the size of the form, add the filling, spread evenly and cover with the dough. Brush with a little bit of  soy milk.

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Romanian lentils drob

Prick the dough with a knife.

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Romanian lentils drob

Bake in the oven for 45-50 minutes. Let it cool in the form. Before serving cut into sliced.

Variation: insted of lentils you can use  chickpeas.




Romanian-moldavian mucenici

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Romanian-moldavian mucenici

1/2 kg flour
125 g margarine
1 cup soy milk
125 g raw sugar
15 g dry yeast ( 40 g fresh yeast )
1 tsp. vanilla essence
zest of an orange / lemon (optional )
saffron / a pinch turmeric (optional, for the color)

Mix the saffron/turmeric with the soymilk.

Mix together the flour, yeast, sugar and margarine. Add the vanilla essence, soy milk, orange/lemon zest and knead for approx. 10 minutes.

The dough should not stick to the hands, if so add a little bit more flour. Cover with a clean kitchen towel and let rise in a warm place until doubled in volume (about one-one and a half hour).
Divide the dough into equal parts, roll each part  on a work surface dusted with a little flour.  Formeights” and let it rise again.

Bake in pre-heated oven on medium heat until brown.

When cooled brush them with maple/agave syrup  and sprinkle with crushed nuts.




Sauteed mushrooms

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Sautéed mushrooms

For 2-3 servings:

500 g ​​mushrooms, quartered
2 tablespoons oil, preferably olive oil but not cold pressed
3-4 cloves of garlic, mashed
parsley, finely chopped
1-2 cm fresh ginger, grated  (optional)
salt and pepper, to taste

Fry the  mushrooms for approx. 6-7 minutes, stirring occasionally until the moisture evaporate. Add the rest of the ingredients and continue cooking for another 2-3 minutes.

Serve with polenta, grilled tofu, seitan etc.




Mushrooms in tomato sauce

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Mushrooms in tomato sauce

For 3-4 servings:

1 kg mushrooms, chopped
4 large onions, finely sliced
4 sweet peppers, finely sliced
1/2 kg fresh tomatoes,peeled and finely chopped/ 1 can (400g) diced tomatoes
1 bunch parsley, finely chopped
2-3 bay leaves
2 tablespoons oil
salt and pepper, to taste

Stir fry the onions in oil until soft. Add the ​​peppers, the ​​mushrooms and the bay leaves. Cook for approx. 5-6 minutes then add the tomatoes. Cover and simmer until the mushrooms are done. Add salt and pepper to taste and garnish with parsley.

Serve with hot polenta and/or mixed salad.




Nasi goreng

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Nasi goreng

For 2-3 servings:

250 g rice

1 carrot
1 onion
1 leek
100 g green beans
100 g of peas
broccoli
3 cm ginger, rasped (or 2 teaspoons  ginger powder )
2 tsp coriander powder
4-5  garlic cloves, diced
chilli (optional)
2-3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons oil
salt and pepper

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Cook the rice and leave it to drain. It should not stick, otherwise rinse it with cold water .

Cut all the vegetables into cubes or slices. Cook the green beans apart, for 7-10 minutes and drain.

Heat 1-2 tablespoons of oil in a wok and add all the vegetables. Add a little bit of water (not too much), the ginger, the garlic  and the coriander powder. Stir continuously for 5-6 minutes. The vegetables should be crunchy .

Finally add the salt, pepper and the soy sauce to taste, mix it well and then add the cooked rice.

Serve with peanut sauce and sweet-sour pickles .

Note: You can use different kind of vegetables: cabbage, cauliflower, celery, zucchini, etc .




Mushrooms ciulama

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Mushrooms ciulama

For 2-3 servings:

500 g mushrooms, cut in 4​​
1 onion, chopped
4 tablespoons of flour
2 tablespoons oil
salt and pepper

Cook de mushrooms in 750 ml water, together with the onion, for approx. 10 minutes.

Heat the oil in a saucepan, stir fry the flour till golden brown then add, little by little (with a ladle), the hot cookwater from the mushrooms. Finally add the mushrooms, salt and pepper to taste and cook for 4-5 minutes. Serve hot with polenta.

Note: Ciulama is a traditional romanian dish.