Sarmale(cabbage stuffed with mince) – a traditional romanian dish

  What you can see above is how my hubby eats sarmale.   Sarmale is THE Signature dish for Romania.   Every time we visit home or my mum visits us in London she makes us a batch of  “sarmale”.…

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Romanian style chicken legs with green beans and nature potatoes

Chicken legs are cheap and easy to eat and if you cook them like me your kids will love eating them too! Mine loves the tomato sauce that comes with it! Ingredients: – boiled green beans; – potatoes peeled, cut…

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Romanian vegetable stew with roast gammon

This Romanian vegetable stew is usually eaten while fasting. It’s yummy and because you use eggplant you don’t really feel the need for meat. When I was a child I didn’t really like it – I was like any other…

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Romanian bean soup

The bean soup – “Ciorba de fasole” – is probably one of the most traditional dishes in Romania. It’s easy to make and everybody knows how to do it. Women anyway. Ingredients for about 4 portions: -250 g white beans;…

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Scovergi – Another Romanian Recipe

Scovergi. I’ve been thinking at how to translate the name but I just don’t think there is a word to describe them in English. It’s like an appetiser maybe? My grandmother used to make them as a treat on a…

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Chicken and rice with vegetables

Time for another recipe my lovelies! Chicken and rice was one of my favourite dishes when I was a child. My mum told me that was the only thing I wanted to eat! So tis is nevertheless pretty much a…

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Romanian biscuits

This is a recipe that my grandmother used sometimes to make biscuits. Very simple and with not many ingredients but it tastes delicious and can be moulded and decorated in different ways. Ingredients: – 3 eggs – 3 cups of…

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