Cheese Recipes From Most Old Fashioned Sheepfold in Romania

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. It is almost a half of a century ago that the man I am about to introduce to you took up the special work of herding the sheep. Living out his calling, he gave himself heart and soul to his father’s service, and through all these years tending the sheep and bringing to perfection their ancient cheese recipes have been his care and his joy. “I became a sheep herder in 1975, at six years old. During this period, I learned to play the longhorn. I learned from my father, in the Ciumarna mountains. Herding will remain history. We have no one to work with anymore. Our grandsons will only watch it in movies.”, said Mr. Petru Lazarean with a sudden glimpse of sadness.  He lived each day filled with purpose and the happiness that comes from doing exactly what he was meant to do: continuing the age-old tradition of shepherding that was passed down from father to son. Dressed in a smart national chemise, he emanates a deep sense of respect towards his ancestral traditions through … Continue reading Cheese Recipes From Most Old Fashioned Sheepfold in Romania