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Mix at maximum speed for 5 minutes eggs with sugar, essence and oil mixed with melted butter. Then add a little, carefully mixing with a handful of flour with baking powder and cocoa. Add small cubes of chocolate, nuts. and chestnuts and mix lightly. Pour the composition into a castle silicone mold. Put it in the hot oven and let it rise for at least 15 minutes. Check if it is not baked, leave it until it passes the toothpick test ( do not take raw dough on it). Remove when ready and leave to cool, then remove from the silicone mold and powder with powdered sugar mixed with cinnamon powder.

This is for the artistic impression of dusty and weathered brick ... of course the recipe can be adapted and depending on the mood you can decorate with wafer turrets or flags and various colored and candy creams ... but I chose this theme that it seemed in tune with autumn. In the middle we place candies with cocoa in the shape of nuts or if you can't find them, you can make small nuts from biscuit salami and roll them in cocoa or powdered sugar with cinnamon.

About Stefania's meatball with eggs & # 8211 brief history

Probably few know why this meatball bears the beautiful name of & # 8222Stefania & # 8221. Who gave it this name? It is about Princess Stephanie of Belgium (b. 21.05.1864-d. 23.08.1945).

The story of her life is like a soap opera. She was the wife of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria. She was the daughter of King Leopold II of Belgium and his wife, Marie Henriette of Austria, and was born at Laeken Royal Castle. Her grandfather was the first king of the Belgians, and her aunt was the empress of Mexico.

On May 10, 1881, a few weeks before her 17th birthday, Stephanie married Rudolf, the only son of Emperor Franz Josef of Austria and Princess Sissi, Elizabeth of Bavaria, in Vienna. They had only one child, Archduchess Elizabeth Maria of Austria, called in the family & # 8222Erzsi & # 8221 (Erji). In 1889 Rudolf was found dead at Mayerling, along with his 17-year-old mistress, Baroness Maria Vetsera, as an apparent result of a suicide. The scandal that followed her husband's death caused Stephanie to isolate herself from the court in Vienna. She also had a bad relationship with her father, Leopold II of Belgium.

Regarding & # 8222The festive meatball with Stefania eggs & # 8221 we are more interested in the second marriage of the princess. On March 22, 1900, at Miramare in Italy (then part of Austria-Hungary), against her father's wishes, Stéphanie married Count Elemér Lónyay of Nagy-Lónya and Vásáros-Namény, a Hungarian count who was raised in 1917 to the rank of Fürst (print) by the Emperor of Austria.

Stéphanie and her new husband lived at his castle in western Hungary (today in Slovakia). She was loved by the Hungarian people and lived in Hungary for the rest of her life, dying at the age of 81 in Pannonhalma on August 23, 1945.

Stéphanie was a great lover of Hungarian cuisine and has several inventions in gastronomy. In Hungarian cuisine there is the name of & # 8222tip Stefania & # 8221, which means that the food contains a whole boiled egg. This is the name of the whole meatball with whole egg & # 8222Chiftea Stefania & # 8221 but there is also & # 8222Risotto Stefania & # 8221, & # 8222Sufleu Stefania & # 8221 but also & # 8222Cuiburi Stefania & # 8221 (source).

From the ingredients below it results approx. 12-15 servings (round shape of 26 cm). This festive meatball with boiled eggs can be served both hot and cold, on platters assorted appetizers.

Cake "Ruins of the Princely Castle" - a phenomenal dessert that melts in your mouth!

There are several variants of this phenomenal dessert, but they are all different, the common element being only its shape, which alludes to a ruined castle. Today the team Bucă offers you the variant with meringue and sweet cream of condensed milk and butter - an unforgettable delight. Tried once, this dessert will definitely become one of your favorites!

Ingredients for meringue

Note: See Measuring Ingredients

Cream ingredients

- 8 tablespoons of condensed milk

Note: See Measuring Ingredients

High Ingredient

- 150 g of pitted prunes

Note: See Measuring Ingredients

Method of preparation

1. Beat the egg whites hard, using a mixer or whisk.

2. Gradually add the sugar, one teaspoon at a time, continuing to mix. Mix until the sugar melts and the foam becomes thick and shiny. If you overturn the bowl with foam and it does not drain, it means it is perfect.

3. Line a tray with baking paper.

4. Using a spoon or pastry posh, form foam moths on the baking tray.

5. Bake the meringues for 10 minutes at a temperature of 110 degrees. Then lower the temperature to 70-90 degrees and bake for another 2 hours with the oven door slightly open.

6. Leave the meringues in the oven off for another 1-1.5 hours to dry.

7. Meanwhile, prepare the cream. Beat the soft butter (at room temperature) and the condensed milk with the mixer. If the cream is too fluid, you can put it in the fridge for 10-15 minutes.

8. Grind the walnuts a little with a blender or a knife. Leave a few whole nuts for ornament.

9. Soak the prunes in boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain and dry. Cut them into the desired shape. Leave a few whole plums for ornament.

10. Cut the chocolate into small cubes.
Assemble the cake.

11. Soak each meringue in cream and arrange the first layer of meringue cake on a flat plate. Fill the gaps with walnuts, plums and pieces of meringue, also soaked in cream,

12. The next layer will be again with meringues soaked in cream. Alternate the layers until the meringues are finished.

13. Finally pour the remaining cream over the cake.

14. Sprinkle the cake with nuts, plums and chocolate. Garnish with plums and whole walnuts.

He followed her to Germany

The young woman and her minor daughter left the country and settled in Germany. The man continued to appeal to her frequently, at various intervals, insisting on reconciling with him, and refusing to address insults, insulting expressions and threats of violence. She even went to Germany and was photographed in front of the house where she lived with her daughter. He then contacted her and told her that if they did not resume the relationship, he would set her on fire, according to the young woman's testimony. He also stated this in front of the investigators, the young man also published a photo with her in a bathing suit, along with other photos with her, on his Facebook account in which he addressed offensive words and her phone number "for sexual services". .

Several witnesses heard in court reported that they saw the photos posted by the young man on Facebook, which showed his ex-girlfriend in underwear, and that she complained that the man was constantly harassing her and threatening her with acts of violence, on the grounds that she is not resuming her love affair with him. The young man admitted the crimes.

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The best homemade cheesecake

It's very hard for me not to buy all the cookbooks I find in bookstores. Those perfect pictures of sweets, salads, soups & icircn that the proportion & icircn between vegetables and juice seems perfectly balanced, cocktails of all colors, small and beautifully decorated appetizers & hellip made. And this is exactly why I have to make an effort not to buy them because, in general, they are not so easy to do and very rarely come out as pictures.

I took, a few years ago from a newsstand, the abbreviated edition of Royal cookbook of Princess Margaret (for pictures, especially, obviously). I was, however, surprised to find there some recipes that were not really hard to make, and, especially, they came out to me. Sometimes their names seem quite sophisticated, but they are usually quite simple. You can find, for example, Lemon Drizzle Cake (which is a very good and easy to make cake), chilli con carne, yogurt cake, Andalusian gazpacho, roasted penne with Roquefort, br & acircnză soufflé, Tullgarn Castle pie or cake & bdquoGabriela & rqu .

The volume is also interesting because, since it is scattered among the recipes, you can also find the stories of some members belonging to the European royal houses. In fact, stories and recipes are intertwined, and the book is thus a pleasant way to bring together stories about people and things. Among the personalities presented by Princess Margaret are: Queen Silvia of Sweden, King Simeon II and Queen Margarita of the Bulgarians, Prince Nicholas, Queen Sophia of Spain, Charles, Prince of Wales, and other members of the Royal House of Rome (King Mihai, Queen Anne and the sisters of Princess Margaret, Elena, Irina, Sofia and Maria).

Recipes and stories are complemented by a Glossary which are explained in terms of culinary terms, but also specific types of cheeses or wines, and is concluded by a short Code of good manners at the table made by Mrs. Aurelia Marinescu.

Of all the recipes (obviously I haven't made them all, not by far), my favorite, and the one that everyone always asks me to make, is New York Cheesecake. So far, it's the best cheesecake I've ever made (it's usually the cake I order at every restaurant or teahouse, so I've tried quite a few). The cheesecake that is made in the oven is a different kind of cake, except that so far I have not been able to find any recipe that will come out to me. New York Cheesecake is made quickly and very easily, and the result is great. It never occurred to me that it would never work out.

I also brought some "improvements" to the recipe to make it even lighter, meaning I no longer make the top of digestive biscuits mixed with butter (I find it a little nauseous), but I put biscuits directly underneath, and & icircn instead of br & ac, In the original recipe, I put the sweet cow cheese that I beat with the blender until it becomes creamy.

So, as ingredients, you need: 1 sachet of gelatin, 450 grams of creamy cheese, 150 grams of sugar, a pinch of salt, 200 grams of greasy cream and 200 grams of sweet cream for whipped cream from in the box). Beat the cheese with the blender (it doesn't work well with the mixer, because it doesn't come out creamy enough), put the gelatin soaked on the fire (write on the back of the envelope how to prepare it) and mix it with both. Separately, beat the cream for the cream and then mix with the greasy cream. Mix both compositions and add sugar and salt. & Icircnto a tray (round, square or rectangular, of which you have), put a cellophane over which you pour the final composition. Arrange the biscuits on top of it and leave it in the fridge for at least four hours or, preferably, overnight.

The sauce above can be made with any kind of berries, but the best is the blueberries. From 200 grams of blueberries, half mix them with 100 grams of sugar and a little water and keep them on the fire for a few minutes (stirring continuously), until the composition cools down. Add the rest of the fruit over it after it has cooled a bit. I also soften the biscuits with the juice from the sauce, so that they don't stay hard. Put the cake on a plate (cellophane or baking paper helps you not to stick to the walls of the tray) and garnish with fruit sauce. And that's it.

Royal cookbook, Princess Margaret of Romania, Curtea Veche Publishing House, 2011, col. & bdquoRoyal Books & rdquo

One of Banat's abandoned mansions will be rehabilitated with money from Norway

Timiș County Council is taking concrete steps towards the rehabilitation of Mocioni Mansion, the institution taking over the administration of the building from Foeni City Hall. More recently, the building is now called the House of National Education. The money for the rehabilitation of the abandoned mansion would come from Norwegian funds.

The mansion from Foeni will receive money from Norway and will re-enter the tourist circuit, writes Stiri de Timișoara. The project submitted by CJ Timiș through the Ro-Cultura program will benefit from funding, due to the supplementation of funds on these grants. The county council has DALI and, after the financing contract will be signed, it will launch the tender for technical project and execution.

The project has a value of almost 12 million lei, of which 20% from the CJ, and the rest, non-reimbursable financing. The county councilors approved, in the last plenary session, the revocation of the right of Foeni City Hall to manage the building.

„From the date of entry into force of this decision, the Decision of the County Council no. 85/2016 regarding the approval of the administration of Foeni Commune of the building of the National Education House from Foeni, ceases to be valid ”, it is written in the decision voted at the end of March.

The construction site at Mocioni Mansion must be completed in three years. It is mainly about the rehabilitation and revitalization of the building located about 40 km from Timisoara. The building was built in neoclassical style in 1750.

Hatter's Castle- A.J. Cronin

Hatter's Castle- A.J. Cronin
& # 8222The massive appearance of the dimensions at the top of this building made the tower look small and misshapen, just like a narrow, frowning forehead, and the two zebra-shaped windows looked at passers-by, just like hidden eyes peeking at you. , from behind the frowning eyebrows. & # 8221

One of the best books I have had the privilege of reading and reciting, which I could not leave out of hand, with a title as suggestive as possible, edifying, even, meant as if to highlight the ordeal and tyranny present in the 'sanctuary' of the main character, James Brodie. It is a simple, clear and coherent written book. It has a clear narrative style that expresses talc stories about our existence as human beings, a book that addresses more to the soul, a kind of soap opera well written and placed in an English-speaking world, which obviously makes its mark on the atmosphere in the book. But let's start with the beginning…

The hatter's castle, published in 1931, was the first novel by A. J. Cronin, being at the same time one of the most successful. First of all, as I am used to, a few words about this remarkable author. Archibald Joseph Cronin, a well-known Scottish physician and writer, was born on July 19, 1896. He graduated from Glasgow Medical School in 1919 and was a surgeon in the Royal Navy. In 1925 he became a doctor of medicine. Later he became a health inspector and studied occupational diseases in mining. He began practicing medicine in London in 1926, later dedicating himself to writing. the farm. Other well-known novels of his are: 'Sub stele', 'Citadela', 'Anii de tinerete' (autobiographical novel), 'Gran Canaria' and Frumoasa Gracie '. After some of these, successful screenings were made, such as' The Citadel, 'Under the Stars', 'Gran Canalia' and 'The Hatter's Castle'. fiction and social criticism and are inspired by the world in which he lived. Cronin's books investigate the moral conflicts between the individual and society, and his idealistic heroes seek the justice of the common man. in the United States (1939). He later preferred to spend the last 25 years of his life in Lucerne and Montreux, Switzerland, where he continued to write until his death, at the honorable age of 80.

The action in Hatter's Castle begins in 1879, in a fictional town (Levenford) in Scotland. The narrative revolves around several characters and has a branched plot, the unfolding of significant moments in the novel, the trajectory of the characters' destinies and the outcome of their journey being all related to the identity, personality and deviant behavior of the hat, which makes everything around him derail. dramatic sequence of events. The immediate success of the book helped Cronin in making the decision to permanently abandon his first profession - that of a doctor, and to dedicate himself entirely to his vocation as a writer. I would have rewarded this wonderful writer with a Nobel Prize for literature, because he managed to capture and reproduce with amazing artistic talent the essence of human nature, because I am convinced that even today there are people among us with a perception of life similar to that of James Brodie. Este una dintre cartile mele preferate, fara urma de indoiala! Deși este o carte ușor de citit, personajele sunt construite cu atâta dibăcie încât ai impresia că le știi deja de o viață, că traiești cu ele în casă. Iar casa lor nu este ceea ce se numește „cămin”, ci reprezintă un pseudo-castel neobișnuit, prost construit și rece. Este casa lui James Brodie, pălărier de profesie, și a familiei sale supuse și hărțuite de acest uriaș prost, brutal, nerespectuos, dar mai ales vanitos.

La prima vedere firul narativ pare simplu, usor de urmarit, axandu-se pe o poveste relativ comuna, a lui Brodie și a membrilor familiei lui: bătrâna sa mamă, lacomă și urâcioasă, soția, fiul Matt și cele două fiice (Mary și Nessie). Este înfățișată decăderea pălărierului, această brută care distruge în acelați timp pe toți membrii familiei. Răutatea și nedreptatea lui Brodie intrigă pe orice cititor, îl enervează și îl întărîtă să citească cât mai mult în cât mai puțin timp, sperand ca poate-poate acest personaj este pedepsit pentru toate actele sale nesuferite. Și pedepsele vin una câte una – pierderea lui Mary, falimentul micii afaceri a protagonistului – dar ele se revarsă ca din plin și asupra celor din familie., ca o ploaie de pumni. Opera lui Cronin are un puternic caracter moralist și e plină de scene care îți pun nervii la încercare, probabil daca am avea la indemana asemenenea capodopere am stii sa fim mai oameni cu ceilalti din jurul nostru,lucru atat de rar in zilele noastre. Ce m-a atras foarte mult la aceasta carte formidabila este si povestea de iubire dintre cei doi tineri , Denis si Mary. Este genul acela de iubire adolescentina sincera si pura, dulce si nevinovata. Cei doi nu se indragostesc imediat de cum se cunosc, dar sentimentele lor evolueaza odata cu starile lor. Atunci cand Mary se intalneste cu Denis pentru a merge la balci nu este indragostita orbeste de el, dar in acea noapte se simte atat de protejata si in siguranta alaturi de el, incat fara sa-si dea seama, ajunge sa-l iubeasca. Tot aceea este si noaptea de la care drama ei porneste. Ea ramane insarcinata si, desi reuseste sa ascunda sarcina pana aproape de final, tatal ei, James Brodie afla. Dupa un scandal monstruos, in care fata este batuta, ea este izgonita din casa parinteasca chiar in mijlocul unei furtuni. Naste departe de casa, in chinuri, un episod relatat cu o uimitoare maiestrie de catre autor, care impresioneaza prin dramatismul scenelor, cu un ajutor din partea strainilor. Copila ei nu nu a putut rezista frigului, dar nici loviturilor pe care mama sa le-a primit de la Brodie. Despre fiica Palarierului nu mai stim decat ca este angajata ca si servitoare intr-o casa. Denis, are si el un final la fel de tragic, ca si fiica sa, pe care nici nu apuca sa o vada macar. In timpul unei calatorii, podul pe care era situata calea ferata se rupe, iar trenul cade inevitabil in rapa. Ultimul sau cuvant a fost numele iubitei. De aici povestea continua numai cu James Brodie, o bruta orgolioasa, impulsiva si violenta. Se vede un nobil, un aristocrat. Sufera cand nu este tratat astfel. Iar in afara de cei ai casei, care obisnuiesc sa ii faca pe plac datorita temperamentului sau, nimeni altcineva nu incearca sa ii intre in gratii. Este cunoscut printre vecini, cunostiinte si trecatori prin magazinul sau de palarii ca un om infumurat, rau si orgolios. Acesta este si motivul pentru care isi alunga fiica de acasa, din cauza orgoliului. Era nemaritata si avea un copil cu un barbat pe care el nu il placea absolut deloc. Ulterior izgonirii lui Mary de catre tatal ei, lucrurile incep sa mearga din ce in ce mai rau in casa familiei Brodie – James si afacerea ajung in ruina, Margaret moare de cancer, James este abandonat in cele din urma de amanta sa Nancy, iar Nessie, ramasa singura prada a tatalui ei, evadeaza din viata care fusese intotdeauna o povara prea mare pentru un suflet atat de fragil, si decide in urma constrangerilor tatalui, sa isi puna capat zilelor la o varsta frageda. Imaginea de final este absolut contrastanta cu cea care deschide romanul – in ultimele pagini descoperim un James Brodie invins de soarta, singur si cazut in dizgratie, parasit, fie prin moarte, fie prin abandonare, de toti cei pe care ii subjugase in trecut. Celui care si-a condus familia, nu prin iubire, ci prin teroare, i se refuza, in ultima instanta, nu numai iubirea, ci si sansa de a mai indrepta raul facut,intrucat efectele acestuia sunt ireversibile.Din pacate, dupa ce distruge tot ce are de distrus,( in speta pe membrii familiei sale), nu ii mai ramane decat sa se distrga pe sine insusi.

De apreciat e faptul ca scriitorul, pe masura ce povesteste aceste tragice intamplari, insereaza cu mare talent artistic uimitoare descrieri, ample, profunde, care practic te invita in lumea lor. In realitate, este o carte cu pilde moralizatoare despre caracterul omenesc, despre iluzia superioritatii unora asupra celorlalti semeni, si este foarte posibil ca A.J Cronin sa se fi inspirit din proverbul britanic de mare notorietate “Every’s man home is his castle” (casa oricarui barbat este castelul sau). Numai ca valentele pozitive ale acestei maxime, care in mod normal fac referire la valorile familiale ale respectului, admiratiei si afectiunii fata de camin si familie, in acest roman se transforma in oroarea pe care personajul principal, James Brodie, o sadeste in sanul familiei sale prin temperamentul sau coleric si dur, prin viziunea sa limitata, inflexibila si dogmatica, prin atitudinea sfidatoare, aroganta si depreciativa la adresa celorlalti, si, nu in ultimul rand, prin comportamentul brutal si represiv indreptat tocmai impotriva celor firavi si lipsiti de aparare.

Sunt de parere ca acest roman nu impresioneaza neaparat prin tragismul evenimentelor, ci mai degraba prin acuratetea cu care au fost gandite si mai apoi construite personajele, si desi dorinta cititorului nu este satisfacuta de catre autor, (el nu isi omoara persoajul negativ tocmai pentru a putea crea acele mirifice pilde moralizatoare),este o carte care nu trebuie ratata, ce cuprinde adevarate lectii de viata care emotioneaza pana la lacrimi, in timp ce incanta prin descrierile sale atat de ample si bineinteles, prin personalitatea personajelor sale atat de bine conturate. Este un roman ce nu poate fi incadrat la categoria volumelor moralizatoare sau de dragoste, el cuprinde multe elemente, este un roman complex, complet si cutremurator in acelasi timp.

De ce vi-l recomand? Pentru ca din momentul in care am inceput sa citesc primele pagini, nu am mai putut sa las cartea din mana!O poveste care te tine captat pe tot parcursul lecturii. Dorinta de bani, avaritia, iubirea neimplinita si nu in ultimul rand o familie care are de suferit din cauza principiilor tatalui! Actiunea este mereu prezenta, mintea nu are timp sa-ti fuga in alta parte! Caracterul si actiunile personajului principal starnesc in primul rand revolta cititorului, James Brody reprezentand tot ce poate fi mai rau si mai detestabil intr-un om, supunandu-si intreaga familie unei torturi fizice si psihice de neconceput,si asta fara nici o mustrare de constiinta!! Un roman al carui fir narativ este dureros de realist.

Castigatorii concursului retete de vara

Fiecare jurat a ales 4 retete, dupa criteriile personale si le-a notat: 10, 9, 8, 7. A spus la fiecare si cateva cuvinte.

Vedeti mai jos. Dau rezultatele in ordinea in care au raspuns juratii:

1. Chef Inocentiu L. Canea

Retetele urmeaza ordinea data de numarul de concurs:

35) Supa de salate- Camelia Fechete- nota 8

Trebuie sa recunosc ( desi nu acesta este motivul pentru care am ales aceasta reteta) ca prin retetele sale d-na Camelia a atins o coarda sensibila: amintirile culinare din propria-mi copilarie, imaginea bunicii si a mamei. Nu o cunosc pe d-na Camelia, dar urmarind retetele dansei, preferinta pentru unele ingrediente, mai mai ca as incadra-o prin zona Bistritei&hellip

Am optat pentru aceasta supa pentru aspect, gust dar mai ales pentru respectul fata de traditia culinara a lumii simple a satului, a acelor gospodine care din &ldquoputin&rdquo gateau mancaruri fabuloase. Era de ajuns o bucata de &ldquo slanà&rdquo, lapte batut si niste salata pentru o supa estivala delicioasa. Sa ne imaginam gustul pe care rantasul brun ( cum l-ar numi bucatarii de azi) din slanina afumata ( din &ldquooloiul&rdquo ce se scurgea din ea) si faina, il imprima smantanii si laptelui batut. O combinatie geniala intr-o lume atat de simpla&hellip

-Drob de vinete- Fratila Maria- nota 10

Un preparat incantator, savurat mai inainte de toate cu privirea si care, trebuie sa recunosc , mi-a facut mare pofta. Desi imi plac deopotriva si dovleceii( si erau destule retete de unde sa aleg), drobul asta de vinete m-a fermecat. De remarcat prezentarea impecabila a retetei( ordine si precizie) ce reflecta o teorie pe care am impartasit-o dintotdeauna: lucrurile simple pot deveni geniale daca se presteaza atentie la amanunte.

-Tort de vara cu zmeura, cirese, afine si bezea-Angelica Nistor- nota 9

Vorbim aici de o reteta de o complexitate &ldquo bizantina&rdquo, extrem de elaborata asa cum ne place noua esticilor. Pentru gusturile mele, e un tort cam incarcat dar nu pot sa nu apreciez munca titanica, rabdarea, maiestria, combinatiile de blaturi si creme si nu in ultimul rand bezeaua care cu fructele de padure se potriveste de minune. Cine realizeaza un tort de tipul asta iubeste serios patiseria. Prezentare superlativa atat prin text cat si prin imagini.

-Tarta cu spanac si ricotta- Codruta Lucan-nota 7

Este o tarta pe care nu e greu s-o regasim in familia de tarte sarate mai ales prin zonele muntoase din nordul Italiei, concetatenii mei numindu-le de-a dreptul &ldquo valdostane&rdquo. O reteta care imbina simplitate, gust, aspect estetic si nu in ultimul rand o atentie sporita la alegerea ingredientelor.

Blatul din faina integrala si tarate(cu cantitate de gluten redus dar bogat in fibre) ce inlocuieste clasicul foietaj, folosirea urdei etc reflecta tendinta prezenta in unele tari occidentale ( chiar moda as zice eu) de a urma o alimentatie sanatoasa (prin prezenta de vitamine), nutritiva eliminand excesele de grasimi specifice traditiei culinare a zonelor din peninsula cu clima continentala.

2. Chef Alexandru Cirtu

-Tort de vara cu zmeura, cirese, afine si bezea-nota 10.

O reteta cu ingrediente de sezon, complexa, de durata, in care se vede ca s-a depus foarte mult efort. Pozele si prezentarea sunt foarte importante &ndash sunt cu totul de parere ca daca impactul vizual se afla pe loc fruntas atunci cand vine vorba de evidentierea calitatilor unui preparat (in acest caz fiind totul pentru ca nu putem literalmente sa gustam din produs) atunci acest aspect este cel pe care judecata mea ar trebui sa se bazeze, si nu pot spune ca am fost dezamagit din acest punct de vedere. Ba din contra, desertul chiar &bdquomi-a facut cu ochiul&rdquo si m-a determinat prin prisma pasilor foarte bine expliciti sa mi-l fac singur acasa, sau cel putin sa imi doresc sa savurez o felie, iar acest lucru este foarte important. Felicitarile mele, astfel de retete ar trebui luate drept exemplu

-Tarta cu caise si cardamom-nota 9

Mi-a placut aceasta reteta pentru simplul fapt ca autorul a iesit din zona de confort si a folosit cardamom, un condiment cu care romanii nu sunt foarte obisnuiti. Merge de minune aceasta combinatie, iar printre calitatile principale ale unui bucatar bun se numara si talentul de a echilibra gusturile.

-Lava cake &ndashAlina Marginean NOTA 8

O prajitura care incetul cu incetul a reusit sa intre in inimile noastre si oarecum sa ne-o atribuim ca fiind &bdquotraditionala&rdquo alaturi de supraevaluatul &bdquotiramisu&rdquo. Nu ai cum sa dai gres cu ea, pentru simplul fapt ca procentajul de persoane carora nu le place ciocolata este unul foarte mic. Este un preparat cu un grad de complexitate (as spune eu) medie. Din punct de vedere tehnic este gatit corect, si-mi place ca autoarea acestui desert a parasit zona prajiturilor in straturi cu blat de pandispan sau placintele traditionale inexpresive.

-Tarta cu visine si ciocolata-Mihaela Cercel NOTA 7

-Clatite de dovlecei și crema de cascaval.-Cretu Veronica-nota 9 -savuros!

-Plăcintă cu rubarba. -Elke Dvornik-nota 8 -aromat!

-Bors de sfecla roșie cu afumatura. -Geta Moroșan-nota 7-ca acasa!

4. Chef Dragos Arman e in vacanta, a transmis doar lista, fara alte comentarii

-Tort de vara cu zmeura, cirese, afine si bezea-Angelica Nistor-nota 10

-Bors de sfecla roșie cu afumatura. -Geta Moroșan-nota 9

-Tarta cu spanac si ricotta- Codruta Lucan-nota 8

-Supa de salate- Camelia Fechete-nota 7

Punctaj final:

1.Tort de vara cu zmeura, cirese, afine si bezea-Angelica Nistor- 29 puncte

2.Tarta cu caise si cardamom. &ndash Codruta Lucan-19 puncte

3.Tarta cu spanac si ricotta- Codruta Lucan-17 puncte

4. Bors cu sfecla rosie-Geta Morosan-16 puncte

5. Supa de salata-Camelia Fekete-15 puncte

6. Drob de vinete- Fratila Maria-10 puncte

7.Clatite de dovlecei și crema de cascaval.-Cretu Veronica-9 puncte

6. Lava cake-Alina Marginean -8 puncte

5. Tarta cu visine si ciocolata-Mihaela Cercel-7 puncte

In momentul acesta, cei 4 castigatori se diferentiaza extrem de clar. Felicitari din tot sufletul castigatorilor si multumiri din toata inima tuturor participantilor.

Premiile sunt oferite de catre

Rog castigatorii sa ne contacteze si sa ne furnizeze o adresa pe teritoriul Romaniei.

Va asteptam sa participati la Concursul cu prajituri de vara care se desfasoara acum 🙂

Regele a părăsit castelul » Australian Open a rămas fără cel mai profilic jucător: Djokovici, eliminare neașteptată în turul 2

What is it Australian Open pentru Novak Djokovici? Exact ce este Wimbledon pentru Roger Federer și Roland Garros pentru Rafael Nadal. E locul unde a câștigat primul trofeu de Mare Șlem și unde a gustat de cele mai multe ori din triumful final.

Fostul lider mondial a jucat șase finale la Melbourne și s-a impus în toate, ceea ce înseamnă că la Antipozi Nole a adunat jumătate din zestrea de 12 trofee de Mare Șlem.

Indiferent de cum mergea sezonul lăsat în urmă, la Australian Open Nole devenea un monstru, unul de neînvins. Sârbul a venit anul acesta la Melbourne cu speranța că magia se va reînnoda și va șterge dubiile și a doua parte a lui 2016, atunci când lucrurile au mers în jos pentru el. A început anul cu un titlu la Doha, unde l-a învins pe Andy Murray și deja era favorit la trofeul de la Melbourne.

Ieri însă, Denis Istomin a tăiat aceste scenarii în bucăți. Jucătorul care reprezintă Uzbekistanul, dar care trăiește în Rusia, este antrenat de o viață de mamă, ocupă locul 117 în lume și a ajuns pe tablou grație unui wild card, a produs cea mai mari surpriză, din acest an, de la Melbourne.

L-a învins pe al doilea favorit cu 7-6 (8), 5-7, 2-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 în patru ore și patruzeci și opt de minute. "Cum ai văzut acest meci?" a fost prima întrebare de la conferința de presă. "Tot creditul pentru Denis, care a jucat incredibil. A meritat să câștige. Fără îndoială că a fost jucătorul mai bun în momentele decisive. A jucat agresiv, a servit foarte precis, nu am avut ce să fac. Desigur, nu sunt mulțumit de felul în care m-am prezentat, dar trebuie să-mi felicit adversarul pentru felul în care a jucat", a spus Djokovici.

El nu mai pierduse atât de repede la un turneu de Mare Șlem din 2008, de la Wimbledon, când a fost învins de Marat Safin.

"E ireal"

Denis Istomin, 30 de ani, a fost cel mai sus în clasamentul ATP pe locul 33, în august 2012, și tot din acea perioadă datează și cele mai bune rezultate ale sale în turneele de Mare Șlem. El a atins optimile de finală la Wimbledon în 2012 și US Open în 2013.

La Australian Open cel mai sus a urcat până în turul al treilea de două ori, o performanță pe care a egalat-o în 2017. Însă acum a reușit să-l învingă pe numărul doi mondial.

"E ireal. Să trec de Novak în cinci seturi e extraordinar, nu mă așteptam la așa ceva. Mi-a plăcut cum am jucat!", a spus el la conferința de presă. În turul următor îl va întâlni pe spaniolul Pablo Carreno Busta.

Încă o favorită de top eliminată

Agnieszka Radwasnka, a treia jucătoare a lumii, a fost învinsă ieri în turul al treilea la Australian Open de Mirjana Lucici-Baroni cu 6-3, 6-2.

Poloneza ajunsese anul trecut până în semifinale la Australian Open și nu mai fusese eliminată atât de repede de la Australian Open din 2009. Radwanska este a doua jucătoare de Top 10 care părăsește competiția din Australia, după Simona Halep, care a pierdut încă din primul tur. Croata în vârstă de 34 de ani a reușit pentru prima oară să câștige două meciuri la Melbourne.

"Am știut până la ultimul punct că trebuie să lupt, pentru că există un motiv pentru care ea e numărul trei în lume. Am un joc în forță și cred că pot provoca multe pagube cu el și că pot învinge pe oricine", a spus ea. Lucici-Baroni o va întâlni în turul următor pe Maria Sakkari din Grecia.

"Am început sezonul foarte bine. E un meci de tenis pe care într-o zi poți să-l pierzi, nimic nu e imposibil. Ce pot să fac? Am dat totul până la ultima lovitură, dar nu mi-a ieșit"
Novak Djokovici

72 de greșeli neforțate a făcut Novak Djokovici în meciul de ieri, în timp ce adversarul său a adunat 61

Rezultatele lui Novak Djokovic la Australian Open

Turul 1 2005, 2006
Turul 2 2017
Optimi de finală 2007
Sferturi de finală 2009, 2010, 2014
Câștigător 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016

Jucătorii care au cucerit cele mai multe trofee de la Australian Open

Novak Djokovici. Roy Emerson* 6 trofee
Jack Crawford*, Ken Rosewall**, Andre Agassi, Roger Federer 4 trofee
James Anderson*, Adrian Quist*, Rod Laver***, Mats Wilander 3 trofee

*Emerson, Crawford, Anderson, Quist le-au cucerit pe toate înainte de Era Open care a început în 1968
** Rosewall a cucerit două în Era Open
***Laver a cucerit doar unul în Era Open