Juranda's Romanian Slow Food Cuisine

Peach-yoghurt cake

Yoghurt always reminds me of my childhood in Romania. Most of the milk products sold in stores today do not taste like they used to. Go to the farmer markets in Bucharest and search the […]

Carpathian Fruits & Plants

Lemon balm

Wild lemon balm –lat. Melissa oficinalis- can be found in the Subcarpathian Mountains. Lemon balm is a perennial herb from the mint family. The leaves, which have a mild lemon aroma, are used to make […]

Carpathian Fruits & Plants

Penny bun – Boletus

Penny Bun Boletus edulis is a very popular mushroom. It has many common name Cep in France, Porcini in Italy, Steinpilz in Germany and Hrib in Romania. The generic name Boletus comes from the Greek bolos, meaning […]

Carpathian Fruits & Plants

Parasol Mushroom

The Parasol Mushroom – lat. Macrolepiota procera – can be found in the Carpathian Mountains during late summer and autumn. The mushroom is growing alone or scattered in woods or at the edges of woods, […]