Griş cu lapte is a Romanian dessert made with semolina boiled in sweetened milk. Jam, candied fruit, cinnamon and raisins may added. Once cooked, the preparation is poured into a cake pan. It is served warm or cold. The word gris may come from German language griess similar to the English grit.

Griş cu lapte is a Romanian dessert made with semolina boiled in sweetened milk. Jam, candied fruit, cinnamon and raisins may added. Once cooked, the preparation is poured into a cake pan. It is served warm or cold. The word gris may come from German language griess similar to the English grit.

Gogoși are a sweet traditional pastries to Romanian cuisine similar to doughnuts but without holes. Gogoși is the plural form of the Romanian word gogoaşă.  Usually gogoși is a deep-fried piece of dough shaped into a flattened sphere in oil like a pancake, with no hole, and are stuffed with chocolate, or filled with jam (strawberry, apricot), cheese like urdă or other filling. It's the most famous dessert in Romania. They may be covered with powdered sugar.

Gogoși are a sweet traditional pastries to Romanian cuisine.

Şarlotă - a custard made with milk, eggs, sugar, whipped cream, gelatin, fruits, and lady fingers; from the French Charlotte.

Şarlotă - a custard made with milk, eggs, sugar, whipped cream, gelatin, fruits, and lady fingers; from the French Charlotte.

Papanași is a Romanian traditional fried or boiled pastry resembling a small sphere, usually filled with a soft cheese such as urdă and any kind of sour jam.  The word papanași may come from the Latin papa or pappa, which means "food for children".

Papanași is a Romanian traditional fried or boiled pastry resembling a small sphere, usually filled with a soft cheese such as urdă and any kind of sour jam. The word papanași may come from the Latin papa or pappa, which means "food for children".

Colivă is a boiled wheat berry dessert which is used liturgically in the Eastern Orthodox Churches and Eastern Catholic Churches.  It is mixed with sugar and walnuts (often decorated with candy and icing sugar; distributed at funerals and/or memorial ceremonies)

Colivă is a boiled wheat berry dessert which is used liturgically in the Eastern Orthodox Churches and Eastern Catholic Churches. It is mixed with sugar and walnuts (often decorated with candy and icing sugar; distributed at funerals and/or memorial ceremonies)

Pandişpan - sponge cake - based on flour (usually wheat flour), sugar, and eggs, sometimes leavened with baking powder which has a firm, yet well aerated structure, similar to a sea sponge. A sponge cake may be produced by either the batter method, or the foam method.

Pandişpan - sponge cake - based on flour (usually wheat flour), sugar, and eggs, sometimes leavened with baking powder which has a firm, yet well aerated structure, similar to a sea sponge. A sponge cake may be produced by either the batter method, or the foam method.

Amandine is a Romanian chocolate sponge cake filled with chocolate or almond cream.

Amandine is a Romanian chocolate sponge cake filled with chocolate or almond cream.

Lapte de pasăre - literally "bird's milk", vanilla custard garnished with "floating islands" of whipped egg whites.

Meringue dumplings in vanilla sauce

Mucenici - Some believe that when the  40 Martyrs of Sebaste were drowned, flowers rose to the surface. As a result, for the date of 9 March, every, year, there is a typical dessert with the same name, Mucenici. The desserts are made in the figure 8 to look like garlands. Others believe that the figure 8 denotes a stylized human form of the martyrs themselves.

Mucenici - Some believe that when the 40 Martyrs of Sebaste were drowned, flowers rose to the surface. As a result, for the date of 9 March, every, year, there is a typical dessert with the same name, Mucenici. The desserts are made in the figure 8 to look like garlands. Others believe that the figure 8 denotes a stylized human form of the martyrs themselves.

Plăcintă is a Romanian traditional pastry resembling a thin, small round or square-shaped cake, usually filled with a soft cheese such as Urdă or apples.

Pumpkin pie and coconut brings you the flavor of autumn dish.

Orez cu lapte - rice pudding.

Orez cu lapte - rice pudding.

Romanian savarina is identical to French baba au rhum and Polish rum syrup-soaked Polish babka.

Credeai ca savarinele de casa sunt greu de facut?

Cremă de zahăr ars - Crème brûlée

As a child my grandmother would make this recipe and then defend each piece like a guardian. It seemed a magical threat. So when I tried it a few days ago and

A Joffre cake is a chocolate buttermilk layer cake filled with chocolate ganache and frosted with chocolate buttercream originally created at Bucharest's famed Casa Capşa restaurant, in honor of a visit by French General Joseph Joffre, shortly after World War I.  Some commentators say the size of the Joffre cake, probably had as a model the French casquet worn by soldiers during World War I.

Joffre cake-invented at the Casa Capşa restaurant in Bucharest

Turtă dulce - gingerbread.

Turtă dulce - gingerbread.

Clătite - crepes.

Clătite - crepes.

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