“Cozonac” with cocoa & seeds cocktail

This is Mom’s recipe for Cozonaci. And I love it. 🙂
With walnut, Turkish delight, cocoa, plum, “Cozonac” is a sweet bread, with 2 main components: the dough and the filling. If you screw any of the 2, the recipe won’t be a great one – and you want to nail it, right?

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“Sarmale”, a Romanian dish 100%?

Maybe, maybe not. But with or without “mamaliga” (that’s polenta) or “smantana” (that’s “cream” in Romanian), sarmelele can be found in Romania, (in Bucovina and Moldova under the name of “găluci” or “găluște”) and have been spread around the world (e.g: Turkey, Poland, Italy, Croatia etc.) where this dish is a delight, adapted to the culture of each country.

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