Romanian cuisine is a melting pot of Easter European and Balkan foods, with a touch of truly traditional dishes. A culinary vacation in Romania will definitely include the delicious sarmale, minced meat wrapped in sour cabbage leaves. And let’s not forget about zacuscă, a vegetable relish that is simply delicious. Other staples are tripe soup, a flavorful soup made with sour cream, garlic, and tripe, and tarragon chicken borsch. So, book a Romanian cuisine food tour today and indulge in true Eastern Europe delicacies!
Transylvania is a spectacular place to visit. It is a true magnet for travelers all over the world, with its picturesque little towns, medieval castles, mineral waters, breath-taking mountain views, and fascinating wildlife.
Romanian cuisine is hearty, flavorful, and heavily influenced by the peoples that the area has come into contact with. Major influences have come by way of the Ottoman Empire as well as the Greeks. For example, the Turks brought meatballs and meat filled cabbage rolls (“sarmale”) with them; whereas the Greeks came with the moussaka (“musaca”).
If you consider yourself a food lover, I’m sure you would agree that one of the best ways to know about a new city or country is through its cuisine!