The “Peasant’s Christmas” Fair, that brings to Bucharest dozens of producers, will take place until December 23, in the yard of the Romanian Peasant’s Museum. The event will be attended by approximately one hundred craftsmen, manufacturers and local producers.
The fair will be open during 10.00 and 6.00 PM, and the entrance is free. Visitors may taste various natural and traditional Christmas products: greaves, hog’s pudding, leberwurst, sausages, smoked pork meat of the Mangalita breed from Maramures, sheep, cow and goat milk cheese from Arges, “Bujor” sponge cake and “aristocratic” sponge cake with nut filling, fluffy braided cakes and huge 20-kilogram cakes, as well as traditional cakes from Maramures.
Buyers may also find products for feasting: zakuski from Wallachia and Moldova, jams, honey and bee products, syrups, manufactured dough bread, pretzels, ginger bread, apple and nuts.
At the scene of the fair, early in the morning, eager housewives start preparing huge pots of cabbage rolls, steamed cabbage or beans with polenta, various pork dishes, bone boiled in wine and seasoned with garlic and many other delicious products.
Visitors may find at the fair, besides delicious food, artisans and handmade artists who manufactured various Christmas-themed objects: Christmas tree decorations, handmade greeting cards, pottery, folklore women’s blouses, icons, leather objects, small painted furniture, handmade jewelry, objects made of wool and knitted, wooden objects and so on.