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The Bradet Smoked Cheese

Bradet Smoked Stretched-Curd Cheese – A Must-Eat in Romania

Making Bradet Cheese – A Daily Task For Many Romanian Farm Families From Brăduleț Those who have chanced to visit the villages which nestle in the foothills of the Făgăraș mountains must have noticed that the...

Artisan Weaver Olivotto Viorica

Visiting Argeș, Romania – We Were Introduced to Traditional Clothing By Local Weaver From Nucșoara

The range of Făgăraș mountains stretched a long line of alp-like heights in the far distance, bounding the sub-Carpathian hills, their topmost peaks, always crowned with snow, luring us towards them. Driving past a chain...

Homemade Strawberry Jam

Homemade Strawberry Jam Without Pectin And Low Sugar

Homemade strawberry jam is the taste of the summer season that carries you through those long winter months. It is a pleasant way to start the day, spread on toast or pancakes. This season,...

Romanian Glazier Puscalau Vasile Making Stained Glass Windows

Making Stained Glass Windows -Mesmerizing Puzzles of Color and Light

Once essential to the fabric of ancient churches, the stained glass windows feature an array of brilliant colors that gleams with the light of the incoming rays of sun streaming into the building, creating...

Sheep Shearing at Romanian Sheepfold

Sheep Shearing With Hand Shears at Romanian Sheepfold

Spring has finally arrived to waken the green meadows covering the hills with wildflowers raising from the earth, wearing bold colors, each one so much more than any photograph. Soon, the fields will not...

Carpenter Making A Wooden Rake

Making a Wooden Rake From Scratch

If you go to Romania, you must be prepared for hard work. The life, however, is healthy, although they have to be at work from early morning till late at night, and engaged in...

Fishing-in-The-Black-Sea

Fishing in The Black Sea, Romania – Catching and Cooking Horse Mackerel

Visiting the fishermen’s island, a humble fishing village in Romanian Black Sea coastal city Mangalia It is a summer afternoon. The sun shines brilliantly over the Black Sea, illuminating the green waters of the...

Romanian Traditional Sweet Bread With Walnuts

Best Romanian Traditional Sweet Bread With Walnuts You Ever Ate

The sounds of mirth echoes through the hall. The rambling country house resounds with the merry laugher of the youngsters as the good cook Burcuță Maria prepares Romanian traditional sweet bread for her children...

Romanian Leather Art Traditional Vests

Stunning Diversity of Romanian Leather Art – Each Village Has Unique Designs

Folk art has been a communication tool for centuries. People used to communicate on a non-verbal level by their dress. In the past, and still in some traditional communities of Romania, when people got together at regional...

harvesting corn by hand

Romanian Peasant Harvesting Corn By Hand, Just Like in Olden Days

Corn crops are planted and harvested at different times around the world. In the north-eastern part of Romania, harvesting of corn occurs from mid-September to mid-October. By this time, all the growth has ceased...

Romanian Blouses from Sibiu Transylvania

Romanian Blouses and Costumes from Sibiu, Transylvania

Although in the high-pressure of 21st-century life there seems to the busy to be very little time to spare, still it cannot be denied that embroideries are very much before the public, that new...

Leather Belt Maker Nistor Ana Maria Sighisoara

Leather Belt-Maker Works in Medieval Tower Following Guild Extinction

The old tower clock was just striking five o’clock when we drove through the gates into Sighișoara’s Citadel. A feeling of enchantment swept over me at the sight of this medieval fortified town with...

Romanian Cheese Experience at Remote Farm in Transylvania

Romanian Cheese Experience at Remote Farm in Transylvania

In June we spent a couple of days in Transylvania, when on a beautiful sunny day, with heady heat, we had a perfect Romanian cheese experience at a remote farm in Laslea commune. We...

Rag Rug Weaving Workshop

Meet the Young Men Working to Protect the Dying Art of Weaving

Complete Rag Rug Weaving – From Warping the Loom to Weaving Rugs Clustered around the Arbore church, built in 1502 by Luca Arbore, the village of Arbore is renowned not only for the old...

Apple Juice Making

Apple Juice Making at Family Farm from Romania, Bukovina

Apple juice making and other cold-pressed juices are gaining popularity among Romanian consumers. Because of the production technologies, these juices are widely perceived as healthier. In the region of Bukovina, many family farms are...

Traditional Plum Jam Making

Traditional Plum Jam Making in Romania – Povidlă – No Sugar Recipe

Traditional plum jam, especially homemade jam, always transports me to the autumn season. To me, the scent of late autumn is the thick dark plum jam, povidlă, a very thick fruit spread, made of...