Pentecost and the ancestral tradition of the "căluşari"
It's a magical and a ritual moment in which are celebrated ten days from the Ascension of Jesus and fifty days from the Resurrection
A tasty meal and a glass of a good quality wine are the key success of the Dealu Mare vineyards
From old times, the wine produced here was "oily, strong and durable" and it was considered one of the best wines in Europe
Searching for rural flavors and noble wine – Moldavia
Through its cuisine, considered one of the tastiest cuisines in Romania, Moldavia offers its guests unique dishes
The wine civilization in the Romanian traditional culture
Wine is a beverage whose ceremonial and ritual role clearly stands out for its many ancient meanings
Elder Flower Juice, the best Traditional Refreshing Summer Drink
Elder Flower Juice is one of the most appreciated Romanian traditional drinks. It is produces only of natural ingredients that’s why its taste is so wonderful
St. Constantine and Helen, and the rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire
Post-Easter festivities. In popular tradition, there is the belief that in this day begins the summer, birds teach their children to fly and it is celebrated as a day of rest
An ancient-old tradition in the Transylvanian gastronomy
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.
Boeuf Salad – a dish made for special occasions
There is probably nobody in Romania who hasn’t tasted boeuf salad. It’s a dish that every housewife knows how to cook (although there isn’t much cooking involved) and everybody loves to eat. And despite its sophisticated French...
Romanian traditional recipes for Easter
Discover the taste of childhood in the Romanian kitchen
The Easter Lunch - a look at the Easter Romanian traditions
“Hristos a-nviat!” or “Christ is risen!” – Romanian believes, legends and gastronomy
Easter, the feast of light and joy - Romanian beliefs, traditions and customs
Easter, the most important holiday of Christendom celebrates the miracle of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, the essence of the Christian faith
Easter egg painting in Romania, an everlasting Romanian tradition
Learn about the wonderful and unique tradition of Easter egg painting and about the meanings of the symbols that are represented
The Unique Egg Museum - Vama
The Egg Museum from Vama offers visitors a collection of more than 3000 eggs, made with different techniques
The Holy Week - the most sacred time of year for Christians
The Crucifixion - the primordial chaos- and the Resurrection in the Romanian Orthodox Religion
Peach cookies - a delicacy for every season
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, one of the oldest villages in the country, attracts tourists for its picturesque, naturalness and ancestral load
Hidden in the middle of a forest, surrounded by acacia trees and the secular oaks, the village tells its story from an ancient time
1 April, or the Fool’s Day in the Romanian tradition
Practices, beliefs and habits of spring
Blagoveștenia – the Lady Day and the annunciation of the birth of Jesus
The Annunciation of our Lord to the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Romanian tradition
Grilled mititei – traditional Romanian recipe
Mititei, a sort of grilled meatball, are kings of Romanian picnics. Mici are mandatory served with mustard and bread, next to a pint of beer
The “Mucenici” - the forty holy martyrs that mark the season of renewal
In the Orthodox calendar, March 9 marks an important celebration, the day of the forty holy martyrs, a day of specific food offerings, when ritual eating could influence the state of health and work ability of the people in the...