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Moldova Food

Răcitură is a popular Modovan meat aspic made with meat parts, usually pork or chicken, boiled along with chopped vegetables, minced garlic, and bay leaves. Răcitură is often served during Christmas and Easter in Moldova.
‘Plăcinte’ is Moldovan pie. Pies are a close second when it comes to most traditional Moldovan foods. There are not few types of pies in this country. And unlike mămăliga, pies have retained their popularity among young people.
Colțunași cu brânză ’or ‘Chiroște’ – Cheese Dumplings
Coltunasi cu Branza is Moldovan cheese dumplings, a traditional food. It is made of flour, eggs, cheese, green onion, black pepper, parsley and salt. It is normally served with sour cream and id mostly eaten for dinner or as snack food.
Pârjoale, are Romanian and Moldovan meatballs, usually minced pork (sometimes with lamb, beef or chicken, or a combination of the three.) mixed with eggs, garlic, herbs (parsley, dill, thyme), spices and salt, homogenized to form balls which are rolled in bread crumbs or flour and fried in hot oil.
Chifteluțe or chiftele
Chifteluțe are small meatballs or patties that are enjoyed all over the country. They are often served as an appetizer course and can be made from all types of meat. Beef and pork is a favorite combination. Chicken can be a lower calorie option, and they can even be baked instead of fried.
Frigarui-moldova is a popular Moldovan and Romanian dish consisting of small pieces of pork, beef, chicken or lamb that are alternated with vegetables and bacon or sausages, seasoned with spices and grilled on skewers. The word means "to roast" in Latin.
Ardei Umpluți
Ardei Umpluți is dish using sweet yellow Hungarian peppers, stuffed with a mixture of ground pork, rice and herbs and slowly cooked in a simple tomato sauce with sour cream. The dish is originated in Romania and pupolar in other countries of the Balkans.
Mămăliga’, or polenta, is Moldova’s best known and most traditional dish. Polenta is made from corn flour, to which a little butter is added. In Moldova the dish is served with cheese and sour cream.
Zeama (Zama) is a traditional Moldovan soup made and eaten year-round, usually for lunch. I would say that the closest American equivalent is chicken noodle soup, but even your grandmother’s homemade version doesn’t reach zeama standards.
Sarmale (sar-moll-ayy) is a typical Moldovan dish that also appears in many other parts of the world in slightly different varieties. Sarmale and similar dishes are common in countries of the former Ottoman Empire, from the Middle East to the Balkans and central Europe.