Romanian comfort food (part I - the ingredients)

posted on 18th of october, 2017

If I should make a count about Romanians' favorite ingredients or foods I would get to a very simple conclusion: meat (a lot of it, mostly pork), mamaliga (polenta), telemea (a Romanian cheese, a bit similar to feta, but better in taste - sorry Greeks, but it's true), tomatoes, fresh onion and garlic.

You might think it's simple, but we, Romanians, are taking our tomatoes very seriously. Almost everybody with a garden or even a small corner in a balcony or kitchen or yard, will plant at least one type of tomatoes. We mostly eat them raw, with a bit of salt and a bit of oil and that's that. The best comfort food you can get in the summer. One of my favorites, actually.

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Comments (3)

Posted by Catarii on October 19, 2017
Glad to read that you like it. Thank you.
Posted by Ciaobucarest on October 19, 2017
Great food in a wonderful country ! I love Romania
Posted by Keremgo on October 18, 2017
Such a delicious blog... Thank you!

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