Lunch in the Tuica Shed

Our village is full of fruit trees. The hills roll on for mile after mile, each a patchwork of narrow strips owned by individual families. Some grow grass for animal feed, some potatoes, cabbages, carrots, tomatoes and beans, but most grow fruit. There is an incredible abundance of apples, pears and plums in Maramures, far […]

A New Joy in Cooking. Romanian Local Style

If you’ve been following our travel blog for the last few years you’ll know that I hate cooking. Not just mildly dislike it, really, really hate it. We never rent apartments to self-cater, that would spoil my trip. The countries we love most are those where we eat out 3 times a day, every day, […]