This dish gathers the whole flavor of the Golden Moldovan autumn.
I admit I wasn’t a big fan of zucchini pancakes when I was little, but I came to really appreciate this dish when I grew up. The pancakes are savory and garlicky, ideal for a late night snack with beer, or an early breakfast with sour cream and a hard-boiled egg. You can make these pancakes using other vegetables such as carrots, sweet potatoes or peas. Sometimes I mix two different types of vegetables for a more fragrant taste.
White cherry confiture is the most delicate and rare of all traditional confitures.
Why is it so special? because it will drive you crazy with its taste. Whether we use it for tea, ice cream, pancakes or babă albă, this confiture is the finest, sweetest creation from our cuisine.
The time has come for the greens that you can find in the garden of any Moldovan householder (but many, even representing the diaspora somewhere in the world, do not give up this habit). So follow the instructions in the recipe and you will have the pies of the season.
This is one of my favourite childhood recipes. Now, I make it for my daughters. The basic and decisive ingredient for the success of this recipe is the sweet and soft bun. You can also use any type of toast or plain white bread. Sometimes
I use rye bread instead.
You’ll always find a slice of sweet, salty, soft, or dry brânză [‘brɨnzə] in every Moldovan house. Brânză is a typical fresh white cow, sheep or goat cheese, very popular in Moldova. Locals get their dairy products either from relatives that live in the village or from the local market.