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Moldovan pie: Învârtita

Moldovan pie with eggs and onions – the traditional recipe

Traditions, Local products | Sunday 08 January

This is a traditional Moldovan recipe called “învârtită”, which has no equivalent in English as far as the author knows. The word is a noun that comes from the past participle of “a învârti”, which means to spin, so it...

Dobos Torte - Banat gastronomy

Dobos Torte - a flavor of the traditional Austro-Hungarian cuisine

Local products, Traditions | Sunday 01 January

Dobos is a traditional Austro-Hungarian cake, but in the Banat became a true art. It was always present at the great feasts, especially during the celebration dedicated to the patron saint of the church.

The drummers of Săvârşin

There is no Christmas without the drummers of Săvârşin

Traditions | Sunday 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 | Saturday 24 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."

The Christmas tree

Everything you didn’t know about the Romanian fir

Traditions | Friday 23 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 ...

Carolers

The winter holidays for Romanians - traditions, customs, rituals

Traditions | Thursday 22 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.

St. Ignatius on 20 December

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

Traditions | Tuesday 20 December

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

Moldovan chicken with mushrooms and sour cream

Moldovan chicken with mushrooms and sour cream

Traditions | Tuesday 13 December

Get a taste of Romania with this simple and delicious recipe!

Christmas Fast

In the absence of the Christmas fast, the feast has no value

Traditions | Sunday 11 December

"Who does not cut a pig for Christmas and a lamb for Easter, that's not a man", says an old Romanian proverb, illustrating the importance of the ritual eating in the traditional village society

Saint Nicholas - 5/6 December

Saint Nicholas, the head of the winter holidays

Traditions | Tuesday 06 December

Saint Nicholas refers to the "custom" of giving gifts to good children, and the rod to the bad ones, to serve as a lesson

Vlad Tepes statua

What kind of world would it be without Dracula?

Places of interest, Traditions | Saturday 26 November

What happens if the literature runs under the guise of historical truth...

Woman singing a doina

Doina: the Romanian traditional song

Traditions | Saturday 19 November

The Romanian poet Vasile Alecsandri wrote a famous verse:,, Doina, doina, sweet singing ...'', the right words to understand the essence of this song

The day of the dead – an ancient tradition

The day of the dead – an ancient tradition

Traditions | Tuesday 01 November

A day when people remember their departed loved ones and light a candle for their souls

The Merry Cemetery of Săpânța

The Merry Cemetery of Săpânța

Places of interest, Traditions, Itineraries | Wednesday 12 October

The Merry Cemetery is a cultural monument protected by UNESCO

Călușari

The Căluş- a mixture of Romanian beliefs, magic, mystery and virtuosity

Traditions | Saturday 08 October

Morris dancers, a variant of Romanian Căluş present in the UK

The Romanian Pickles

Autumn obsession in Romania: the pickles

Local products, Traditions | Friday 07 October

A pantry filled with jars and barrels… Sauerkraut placed in barrels… Peppers filled with sauerkraut… That’s what housewives do when autumn is near.

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