Romanian Street Food?

It’s been quite some time since I last wrote something. For the past four weeks, I was pretty much taking time to catch up with family, reconnecting with old friends and get accommodated with my new job.

I have exactly one month since I left the UK and yes I started noticing the differences, things I like and not so much. Probably I’ll write a separate blog about this topic, but another time.

I really missed vlogging, blogging, so I went into the city, Zalau, to explore whether there are any street food in this place or not. Lucky enough there was a traditional food event happening in the city and I was able to take a few shots of it.

You could smell the smoky air from a distance and hear the Romanian folk music. On the first day of the food event they had a traditional dish with beans and sausage and 2nd day fried cabbage with sausage. Pork is like the king of protein in Romania, its present in almost every dish.

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You can also find almost at any corner of the street the traditional hungarian / romanian so called cheese pie, which is nothing more but a deep fired dough filled with salty cheese, sour-cream and garlic sauce.

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Another street food you will find on the streets in Romanian, in specially around Transylvania is the  Kürtőskalács. This is a sweet bread borrowed from our hungarian fellows. You can have it with different toppings, like sugar, chestnut, coconut and so on.

These are only a few of the street foods I fell into while exploring my hometown, but believe me there are so much more.

A quick heads up about my plans for the next few weeks. I will most probably show you a bit more about Zalau and than I am planning to go on a hunt for the best Christmas market in Romania. This will be a trip into the major cities in Transylvania across 5-7 days.

As always, thank you so much for stepping by. Enjoy!

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