Discover Romania: Christmas in Sibiu

Discover Romania: Christmas in Sibiu

If you think winter holidays are best spent in a cozy medieval setting and you also happen to be a fan of German towns, then you will love this charming destination. Sibiu is one of seven Transylvanian citadels built by the Transylvanian Saxons in the 12th century, and in its glory days, it was also the richest one. Citește în continuare „Discover Romania: Christmas in Sibiu”

Discover Romania: Traditional Soups

Discover Romania: Traditional Soups

Romanian soups are wonderful, so good that when we need to choose between two or more types, we are in utter hesitation. That’s because each one is different from the other and great in its own way. Containing a lot of veggies and meat, most of them are closer to stews than soups and can easily take the place of a main course. And we do make a distinction between the word „soup” = not sour, usually clear, and „ciorbă” which is soured and full of vegetables and meat. Citește în continuare „Discover Romania: Traditional Soups”

Discover Romania: Traditional Food and Drinks

Discover Romania: Traditional Food and Drinks

There’s not much we can call our own when talking about Romanian food and drinks. There are no special ingredients growing on our lands, that no other country has ever seen before, so don’t expect anything too exotic or unheard of. Instead, you can rely on Romanians for hearty, rich meals that can easily be considered comfort food, and recipes you can always take home with you.

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Tort-pandişpan cu fructe roşii

Tort-pandişpan cu fructe roşii

Combinația de vișine (sau alte fructe roșii) cu pandișpan nu are cum să dea greș, a se vedea prăjitura cu vișine care a devenit aproape tradițională în bucătăria românească. Mie însă îmi place ideea de topping de fructe roșii, care merge foarte bine în tarte sau ca strat final pentru prăjituri gen cheesecake, dar la fel de bine se potrivește ca topping pentru un tort-pandișpan vanilat și pufos.

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