Granny Victoria used to cook the best Romanian pea stew (mancare de mazare) and she had a secret ingredient we are going to share with you today. Can you guess what the secret ingredient is?
Tag: Romanian popular dishes
My Granny’s traditional Romanian cabbage rolls or stuffed cabbage (sarmale) recipe is the epitome of scrumptious taste and irresistible flavor. This traditional Romanian recipe is made with sour cabbage stuffed with fat pork meat (and/or beef), rice and onion. Granny also used a lot of smoked bacon that gives it a heavenly flavor and smoky taste. I have helped prepare or made sarmale every Christmas and Easter for the past 42 years.
Why cook the Best Romanian Stuffed Peppers (Ardei umpluti in Romanian)? Because they are one of the most popular dishes in the world and they are DELICIOUS!
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.
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).