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Romania's Easter-Egg Painting Tradition

Watch on YouTube Ornamental eggs are a signature craft of Eastern Europe. In the tradition-minded town of Ciocăneşti — in the Bucovina region in northern Romania — Elena Craciunescu has been practicing this delicate art for 30 years. Jungles in Paris pays her a visit. Runtime: 5 min.

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Romania’s Rustic Cheese and the Shepherds Who Make It

In the Bucovina sheepfolds near the high point of the Rarau Mountains, there exists a practice of shepherding that dates back as far as the Mesolithi...

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20 Amazing Romanian Foods You Must Try in This Lifetime

Feast your eyes on 20 traditional (and delicious!) Romanian foods.

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The best thing that can happen to fruit in northern Romania

Some are preserved, some made into juice, but the highest honor for a fruit around here is to be hauled to one of the shacks where the local liquor m...

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Sarmale - Romanian Cabbage Rolls

Learn how to make sarmale, a traditional Romanian recipe that consists of cabbage leaves stuffed with ground meat, rice and herbs, served with polenta and sour cream.