Irina Georgescu is a food writer born and bred in Romania, who has been living in the UK for the last 10 years. Inspired by her mother’s cooking and Romania’s culinary heritage she has written and published a cookery book Carpathia to share its secrets with the world.
The menu will include Romanian covrigi (or little breads) and Ciorbā de salatā (lettuce broth) topped with omelette and made with a traditional bors, a sour soup and a national dish. Also included is Ostropel de Oltenia (chicken in garlic tomato sauce with polenta dumplings) Dovlecci pané (courgette fritters) Fasole bātutā ( a Romanian butter bean dip) Zacuscā (chargrilled autumn vegetable dip) and to finish Prājitura cu caise (an apricot yoghurt cake).
The class is hands on and will include a shot of traditional shot of plum brandy as well as a glass of wine with lunch.