Mici, Photos, a Swede, A Trip to the Hospital and Painting Gypsy Fingernails

Goodness! It seems like people keep writing about Romania and Romanian things! First off we have an American (in USA) who has never been to Romania but decided to cook an entirely Romanian meal, including mici. I will say that it seems the mici came out more or less okay. As for what “mushrooms on toast” or the apple dessert have to do with being … Continue reading Mici, Photos, a Swede, A Trip to the Hospital and Painting Gypsy Fingernails

Short But Sweet

Picked up off from the feed from here: A sixth man stood over a smoking fire, grilling lunch. When it was ready we sat down and learned how delicious a barbecue could be. We had mititei, or grilled mincemeat patties, along with iahnie, a dish of cooked, sticky beans, some rice and a tremendously harsh, warming red wine. As we ate and laughed, I realized … Continue reading Short But Sweet