Traditional Romanian Foods Enjoy and be sure to try each and everyone of them !
Sarmale (meatballs wrapped in cabbage) Sarma is a dish of cabbage rolled around a filling usually based on minced meat. Minced meat, rice, onions, and various spices, including salt, pepper and various local herbs are mixed together and then rolled into large plant leaves, which may be cabbage (fresh or pickled), chard, sorrel, vine leaf (fresh or pickled) or broadleaf plantain leaves.
Sarmale (meatballs wrapped in cabbage) Mmmmm…yummy !
Mititei (''Small ones'') Mititei or mici, both Romanian words meaning "small ones” is a traditional Romanian dish of grilled minced-meat rolls made from meat of beef, lamb and pork mixed, which contain garlic, black pepper, thyme, coriander, anise, savory and sometimes a touch of paprika.
Mămăligă Mămăligă is a porridge made out of yellow maize flour, traditional in Romania and Moldova. It is similar to the Italian polenta.
Bulz Bulz, also called urs de mămăligă, is a Romanian dish made with roasted mămăligă and cheese in an oven. Bulz is often eaten with smântână. In June 2010, the town of Covasna established the record of the with a length of 50 meters. This bulz was homologated by Guinness World Records.
Ostropel Ostropel is a typical Romanian stew made from chicken mixed with a thick tomato sauce. Garlic or spring onions can be added. Rabbit, lamb, or other types of meat are also sometimes used and, alternatively, vegetarian versions can be made during fasting periods.
Piftie The first form is called "tobă" or, especially in Transylvania, "caş de cap de porc", which looks like a huge sausage, with a diameter of 4 inches. The other form, which presents only similarities with central european "head cheese", is "piftie“ in which the contents are poured into a bowl which is then refrigerated.
Piftie ``Piftie`` has a more different way of preparing,usually the feet of the pig are boiled, to make a soup, those feet are used because they contain a lot more gelatin than any other part of the pig.The soup is then cooled and makes a jelly.Usually garlic is added.
Plecoi sausages Plecoi sausages are Romanian sausages made from mutton spiced with chilli peppers and garlic, traditionally made in and around the Pleşcoi village, in the Buzău County of Romania. If the mutton contains too much fat, it can be balanced with beef, but with no more than half of the mutton content.
Joffre cake A Joffre cake is a chocolate buttermilk layer cake filled with chocolate ganache and frosted with chocolate buttercream originally created at Bucharest's famed Casa Capşa restaurant, in honor of a visit by French General Joseph Joffre, shortly after World War I.
Măcinici Mucenici (Romanian Măcinici) is a Christian feast of the 40 Martyrs of Sebaste, a traditional holiday in Romania. Those who observe this holiday clean their households and light fire to garbage collected from their homes, to bring warmth outside.
Amandine Amandine is a Romanian chocolate sponge cake filled with chocolate or almond cream.
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