Conopida Saseasca (Saxon-style Cauliflower)

This Romanian version of Cauliflower Cheese is a great side dish and a comforting winter warmer. Preparation time: 25 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Serves: 4 (as a side dish) Difficulty: Moderate Ingredients 500g/18oz/4 1/2 cups of cauliflower 2 white onions 300g/11oz/1 1/3 cups of sunculita, pastramă or smoked bacon 1 tbsp vegetable oil 2 cloves ofContinue reading “Conopida Saseasca (Saxon-style Cauliflower)”


Mămăligă is the national dish of Moldova: much-loved, and steeped in tradition. The dish is simple and quick to make, and is hearty, very nutritious and extremely versatile. Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Difficulty: Easy Serves: 4 Ingredients 300g/10.5oz/2 cups of cornmeal 940ml/1 1/2 pt/4 cups of water 1 tablespoon salt SourContinue reading “Mămăligă”