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. Continuă lectura
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.
For breakfast, most Romanians will prefer salty foods over cakes and croissants. Before starting their day, they will quickly prepare a sandwich or an omelette, alongside a nice cup of coffee. Continuă lectura
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.