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Starters & Mezze

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Starers and mezze (or small plates in the Middle Eastern tradition) are my favourite part of a meal. In Romanian we call them mezeluri. They make up the first course of a multi-course meal, can be served cold or hot, and are always super flavourful.

Pâté. A small word with many accents and assumptions. I think just the word makes most people think of something fussy. Pâté is not a fancy word in Romania. In fact, pâté is considered to be a quite rustic food. This is the case throughout Europe, where pâté finds it’s origins in humble peasants’ ingenuity and creativity. In North America pâté finds it’s origins in Europe. Probably has something to do with all…