Tava: Eastern European Baking and Desserts From Romania & Beyond

November 8, 2022|
Tava: Eastern European Baking and Desserts From Romania & Beyond by Irina Georgescu
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"I am such a huge admirer of Irina Georgescu in general, and of this extraordinarily impressive and important book in particular. A must-have, not just for enquiring bakers but, crucially, for all those interested in the context and evolution of culinary culture." – Nigella Lawson

Tava is a meticulously researched baking book celebrating centuries of diversity and overlapping cultures that form today's cuisine in Romania. The author's aim is to also share the story of those dishes that have come to represent the identity of different cultural communities across the country. Tava means tray in Romanian, a metaphor for how a whole culinary landscape is presented to the reader.

You will find Armenian pakhlava, Saxon plum pies, Swabian poppyseed crescents, Jewish fritters, and Hungarian langoși alongside plăcinte pies, alivenci corn cake, strudels and fruit dumplings. Rice or pearl barley puddings, donuts and gingerbread biscuits come with their own story, while chocolate mousses, meringues in custard sauce and coffee ice cream introduce you to the glamour of famous Romanian and Eastern European pastry shops.

The book is written with integrity and respect towards this rich heritage connecting the past with a present which can be encountered by the reader when travelling in Romania. The recipes are easy to follow, beautifully photographed, and tempt the reader to embrace the unfamiliar as much as the familiar, while enjoying their comforting and homely feel.
Irina Georgescu is a Romanian food writer and author of Carpathia, a book that celebrates Romanian home cooking. Irina's recipes draw on her Eastern European heritage—she has always felt very strongly about exploring the world through food and understanding people through what they eat. Her love and commitment to talking about Romanian...
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Title:Tava: Eastern European Baking and Desserts From Romania & Beyond
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:272 pages, 9.8 X 7.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:272 pages, 9.8 X 7.5 X 1 in
Published:November 8, 2022
Publisher:Hardie Grant - Chronicle Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781784885441

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