Regions & Foods: Transylvania, Romania 🇷🇴
With its medieval castles, fortified towns, and rolling Carpathian Mountains, Transylvania is a treasure trove of architectural wonders and natural beauty. This captivating region, often shrouded in myth and legends of Dracula, offers a culinary heritage that is a testament to its rich cultural tapestry.
Influenced by Romanian, Hungarian, and Saxon flavors, Transylvanian dishes are hearty and robust. Staples like mămăligă (cornmeal porridge) and varză a la Cluj warm the soul with their rustic simplicity, while cured meats, sausages, and smoked pork knuckles pay homage to the region’s meat-loving traditions.