Canned Vegetable Spread Romanian Local Home-Cooked Zacusca

This article features affiliate links, meaning we’ll earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. Please read our Privacy Policy for more details. Autumn comes to the Romanian countryside with a wide assortment of fresh vegetables. When it starts getting dark in the afternoon and autumn leaves start to fall, there’s a distinct chill of grilled eggplant and red pepper in the air that can only mean one thing…all hardworking people are preparing canned vegetable spread zacuscă, a delicious recipe that showcases the season’s best flavors. This recipe is the best way to preserve their own homegrown vegetables throughout the winter. The aromatic peppers, tomatoes, smoky grilled eggplant, forest mushrooms, they work miraculously to give a flavor burst that everyone loves. There is no better way to understand the cooking methods than visiting a local family in the heart of Bucovina. People of Bucovina are renowned for their delicious recipes. Especially, they are notable for producing high-grade products in the countryside. In the village of Iaslovăț, 64-year-old Burcuță Maria has just lit up a fire in the garden stove and ran to harvest red peppers from her home garden.  On a table near the stove, piles of fresh vegetables are neatly arranged: aubergines, red peppers, tomatoes, porcini mushrooms, and … Continue reading Canned Vegetable Spread Romanian Local Home-Cooked Zacusca