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Taste of Romania: Its Cookery and Glimpses of Its History, Folklore, Art, Literature, and Poetry

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A taste of both Old World and modern Romanian culture in this cookbook that combines over 140 traditional recipes with examples of Romania's folklore, humour, art, poetry and proverbs.
Hardcover, 335 pages
Published November 1st 1999 by Hippocrene Books (first published April 30th 1997)
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Rrlgrrl
May 05, 2014 Rrlgrrl rated it liked it
This book was not your standard cookbook - it had chapters on the folklore, history, and culture of Romania sprinkled amongst the recipes. A lot of the recipes sound feasible with accessible ingredients. There are some seasonings that I think will be a bit of a challenge, but at least substitutes were listed. I'm not entirely sure what the difference is between Moldovan and Transylvanian cooking styles, but in general, much of the food appeared to be a mix of Middle Eastern and Eastern European ...more
Kerry
Nov 04, 2015 Kerry rated it really liked it
Romanian cuisine is underrated. With recipes beloved since Roman times, the influences of invaders and neighbors, and vegetable-heavy dishes, it is "peasant food" at its finest: hearty, filling, and simple but surprising. The stuffed vegetables and various polenta recipes make unexpected additions to a dinner party or potluck with friends.

The lack of photos in this book is its great weakness, but the essays about Romanian folklore and culture are a nice addition. In essence, this book can both b
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Meglet
Jul 16, 2011 Meglet rated it liked it
Interesting insight into Romanian food and culture.
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