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Stuffed peppers in tomato sauce

Stuffed peppers with tomato sauce - a delicacy for anyone who is a good fork

Local products, Traditions | Tuesday 24 March

Stuffed peppers are a dish preferred by many Romanians. It is so common in fact that there are few cooks who don’t know how to make it. But the addition of the sweet and sour tomato sauce makes the dish even more...

The snowdrop

The snowdrop - signs of life and death in the realm of legends

Traditions | Friday 13 March

The tenderness of a flower that heralds the transition from the season of cold and darkness to the season of light, of warmth and resurrection

Stuffed capon with brioches and oranges - Zexe Zahana Restaurant, Bucharest

Zexe, the unique restaurant of “zahana” type in Bucharest

Places of interest, Traditions | Monday 02 March

A restaurant that lures you with “boyar’s goodies” and recipes from remote times

Martisor

The Mărțișor, a Romanian traditional gift on March 1st

Events, Traditions | Sunday 01 March

The Mărțișor, the discovery of a Romanian ancient talisman

Vlad Tepes

Vlad III Basarab, Prince of Wallachia

Traditions, Places of interest | Saturday 29 February

Prince Vlad III Basarab, or Vlad the Impaler as he was called by the Turks because of the penalty of impaling applied to the enemy, while by the Romanians was called Vlad "Drăculea", which in Romanian medieval language meant son...

Feateasca Neagra

A tasty meal and a glass of a good quality wine are the key success of the Dealu Mare vineyards

Places of interest, Local products, Traditions | Sunday 23 February

From old times, the wine produced here was "oily, strong and durable" and it was considered one of the best wines in Europe

Goulash of Transylvania

An ancient-old tradition in the Transylvanian gastronomy

Local products, Traditions | Thursday 13 February

If the high society had at his disposal an extravagant cuisine, the commoners lived a life in which the gastronomic rules followed strict canons imposed by the church and by the succession of the seasons.

Saint Charalambos

St. Charalambos, the saint who keeps diseases away

Traditions | Monday 10 February

The connection between St. Charalambos and the world of the hereafter is also illustrated by the customary traditions, a symbiosis between the "pagan" and Christian faith

Moldavia gastronomy

Searching for rural flavors and noble wine – Moldavia

Traditions, Local products | Friday 07 February

Through its cuisine, considered one of the tastiest cuisines in Romania, Moldavia offers its guests unique dishes

Peach cookie - Romanian recipe

Peach cookies - a delicacy for every season

Local products, Traditions | Tuesday 28 January

Everyone knows what the peaches are. But who knows what the peach cookies are? Taking into account the reputation of peaches, some woman, passionate for desserts, have created the dessert that mimics this fruit.

The  Firijba village in Vâlcea County

The Firijba village in Vâlcea County, one of the oldest villages in the country, attracts tourists for its picturesque, naturalness and ancestral load

Places of interest, Traditions, Itineraries | Tuesday 14 January

Hidden in the middle of a forest, surrounded by acacia trees and the secular oaks, the village tells its story from an ancient time

Breb, Maramureș

Breb, the fairy tales village of Maramureş, rich in tradition, considered one of the most beautiful villages in Romania

Places of interest, Itineraries, Traditions | Sunday 29 December

A small village of Maramures but rich in unique traditions and customs in Romania, is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Romania. This is the village Breb, whose rare beauty has also seduced Prince Charles, so he...

The Christmas tree

Everything you didn’t know about the Romanian fir

Traditions | Thursday 26 December

Very few know today the meaning of the Christmas tree in the Romanian tradition. Besides the beautiful image of the Christmas tree, the Romanians have very complex representations of the fir ...

The drummers of Săvârşin

There is no Christmas without the drummers of Săvârşin

Traditions | Wednesday 25 December

In the Romanian tradition, Christmas is a time when you sing Christmas songs, which in Romanian are called "Colinde". In areas where traditions are still preserved, groups of men walking on the streets and sing Christmas carols...

Christmas

Discover the meaning of a traditional Romanian Christmas

Traditions | Monday 23 December

"For us, Christmas is done in the belief of the birth of Jesus with a roll of bread, cut pieces of pork and Christmas carols. And this is the triptych of the Romanian traditional Christmas."

St. Ignatius on 20 December

Preserving Romanian traditions: St. Ignatius brings the pig’s sacrifice

Traditions | Saturday 21 December

In the archaic societies mentality there is a strong link between the blood and the fertilizer force, between the blood and the rain

The Christmas lunch

Christmas in Romania: between tradition and modernity

Traditions | Friday 20 December

Abundance: the word that would best describe the winter holidays in Romanian

Carolers

The winter holidays for Romanians - traditions, customs, rituals

Traditions | Friday 13 December

The Romanian winter holidays begin with St. Andrew (November 30th) and lasts till St. John (January 7th). It is a mix of traditions and customs - some coming from the pre-Christian period - with Christian religious celebrations.

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