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Welcome to the APPETIZERS Category on Cooking Romania by Vivi!

Easy appetizer recipes such as eggplant and bean dip, Charcuterie boards, all kinds of finger food and cheeses, you name it! The easiest and fastest appetizer recipes are here for you to try and enjoy.

Why Cooking Romania by Vivi?

Since the age of 6 I have been cooking and creating new, simple recipes. Since 2012, I have been focusing on easy recipes for busy people, as helping others not only brings good karma, but primarily makes us feel really good! Talking about karma, check out my self-realization journey for more details on how cooking and meditation are the same thing.

For whom is Cooking Romania by Vivi?

Students and young professionals, mothers and fathers with kids, entire families, groups of friends are welcome to try these delicious wraps created, tested and enjoyed by millions of people around the world. Make your life easier and more enjoyable now! Cooking is fun!

What is Cooking Romanian by Vivi about?

This cooking blog contains fun and easy recipes for busy peopleCooking Romania by Vivi mainly addresses mainly businesspersons with a sense of cooking. I don’t have a lot of time to cook (although I would love to LIVE in the kitchen), so I thought I should share some tips and tricks that have made my life easy and my culinary talents quite popular. Appetizers are probably by strong suit, so check out this section!


About me

I play at the intersection of food and self mastery.

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Romanian Roasted Peppers (Ardei copti)

Low Carb Romanian Roasted Peppers (Ardei copti)

The famous Low Carb Romanian Roasted Peppers (Ardei copti) now available on Cooking Romania by Vivi! Thanks to Adara, the full recipe with video is now online for you to try and decide for yourself if we Romanians are unreasonably mad about our Roasted Peppers (Ardei copti) or for the right reason.

Eggplant dip recipe (salata de vinete) on Cooking Romania by Vivi

Easy Romanian Roasted Eggplant Dip (Salata de Vinete)

There are a few food smells that you never forget if you live in Romania: the smell of sarmale (rolled cabbage), vinete coapte (roasted eggplant), cozonac (sweet bread – on Christmas and Easter), muraturi (pickles – in fact, the pungent smell of boiled vinegar and spices in this case).