8 Amazing Foods to try in Romania

Updated: Oct 8, 2020

We recently took our first trip to beautiful Romania, visiting the northern cities of Cluj-Napoca and Oradea. Like everywhere we go, we like to try the local fare.

These are amazing 8 foods to try in Romania.

Guest Blogger: Suzanne Tam, Sightseeing Shoes

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Varza a la Cluj

Varza (cabbage) a la Cluj is a dish made famous in Romania's second city of Cluj-Napoca. It's a traditional evening meal and, although it may not sound that appetising, it's surprisingly tasty. A mixture of beef and pork mince, cabbage, onions, rice, and passata is layered and baked in the oven to produce something that looks like lasagne but doesn't have the artery-clogging cheesiness of the Italian classic. It doesn't sound good but it's fabulous.