Traditional Romanian Dishes Bucket List

Romanian cuisine is hearty, flavorful, and heavily influenced by the peoples that the area has come into contact with. Major influences have come by way of the Ottoman Empire as well as the Greeks. For example, the Turks brought meatballs and meat filled cabbage rolls (“sarmale”) with them; whereas the Greeks came with the moussaka (“musaca”)….

Official Book Launch Poster

Wow! These posters are going up in downtown Cluj as I write these very words. Awesome! Can you believe there’s going to be singing there? Holy cow! If you’re in Cluj tomorrow and want to come get an autograph or just say hello (or try the delicious cabbage, yum!) then head on down to the…

Cabbage and Tuica

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a piece called Adventures in Publishing about what it’s like to be an author beyond just the process of writing a book and actually getting it published. Well today I went and delivered my completed manuscript for my upcoming book (in Romanian) to my publisher. This happened literally…