Stories and Romanian dishes in Braşov

Author: Radu COLTEA

Published in September 01, 2022

Residents of Brasov and tourists will be able to sit “with the ancestors at the table”

Stories and Romanian dishes in Braşov

Braşov Metropolitan Agency (AMB) won new funding from the National Cultural Fund Administration in the project “Salt and dishes and other food stories”, which will promote the civilization of the table and traditional gastronomy as an important part of this heritage and – can’t see. of the Romanian space.
The cultural work will be carried out in collaboration with the Braşov Ethnography Museum and will allow participants to travel through time, by showing customs, superstitions, related to certain dishes, spices, condiments.
All this will be done through the conference of Dr. Organized by Alexandru Stănescu, whose aim is to acquaint the participants with ethics, customs, superstitions about spices, aromas and culinary preparations from every era. Thoughts, ideas and traditional ideas that control the processing of food in the past both in the environment and in the public or the authorities will make people aware. These events will take place between September and October.
Social media has a beautiful name that often reflects the theme: “At the table with the ancestors”, “The story of verses and other good things”, “Salt and pepper. The story of spices and food from the new world,” “Fairy Tales and Tales,” “Elegance and Refinement at the Table in the Belle Epoque,” Bârzozacuscă and Fast Food.”
“This project is innovative in the way of interpretation of historical sources from different sources used as sources for examples and documenting the civilization of the table in Romanian spaces, such as legends and stories, historical “History of newspapers, sentences and decisions of some. The Romanian authorities and the Fanariots, the stories of some travelers about the Romanians and their habits, cookbooks, ethics and special books on the history of gastronomy”. Stănescu explained.

How else to “read” the story “The Goat and the Three Children”
“We will invite the participants in the project to reflect on how they see certain stories and legends, to appreciate them as sources for the history of ancient food. An example in This idea can be the story “The Goat and Three Kids”, which can also be seen as a source of literature about old food in Neamţ County in the second half of the 19th century, of steak food , sarmale, pie, poale in The girdle and livenci offered by the “cămătra” Capră are really a reflection in the world of the concept of the event given in honor of the visiting cămătra”, said Alexandru Stănescu.
Also through this project, a cookbook will be edited, which will have recipes and dishes showing the chosen topic, as well as 10 video clips and recipes. The brochure will be printed in 1,000 copies and will be given, in the next period, free of charge to public schools, schools, public Braşov and tourists, as well as participants of the program in the project “. The total value of the project is 87,600 lei, of which 69,900 lei are non-refundable.


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