romanian sausages

New Year’s Eve (2013)

by viviana on January 2, 2013 in Appetizers,Festive,Sandwiches

I cooked galore on Christmas and it seems that all that excitement drained me a little bit. Still, I found the energy to prepare a nice platter for New Year’s Eve and a nice and simple dinner for January 1st. Check out the photos!

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Romanian Christmas dinner (2012)

by viviana on December 25, 2012 in Festive,Mains

I enjoyed cooking and preparing all these dishes big time! Every Christmas is a great opportunity for all Romanian cooks to show their creativity and love for old Romanian Christmas traditions. Here are a few mouthwatering and splendid looking dishes. Enjoy!

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Hehe! My friend, Octavian will say that Google will get tired of reading the title of this post. I decided to keep it long like this because this is the way my Granny used to name this very traditional dish. Polenta (mamaliga in Romanian) is not hard to prepare. It takes only 20 minutes and it’s better than any bread (in my opinion). Mamaliga goes with cheese, sour cream, sausages, sarmale (cabbage meat rolls), and many other cooked or raw products. This is our family’s version.

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