Posts tagged salad


There is nothing more delicious or dearer to the Moldovan soul than a summer salad made in the right way. There comes a moment when parents in Moldova will decide to plant a small garden with produce you would usually buy at a farmers’ market.

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Spring salads have a special vibe, opening the season with fresh aromas after a long winter. The radish salad took it´s place on our table at Easter. In early spring, my mother used to come home from the local market with a bunch of nettle, radish and wild garlic. I like to add some sheep brânză [‘brɨnzə] (salty traditional cheese made of sheep´s milk) and sprinkle some lemon juice over. Here you’ll find the original recipe of one of my favorite spring salads.

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