Foodcrafting in Romania – Milk

As promised, we start our Romanian culinary tour with one of the most basic and delicious ingredient used in many forms, products, and dishes: MILK! In Romania, there are still many small farmers that raise sheep, cows, goats or even buffalos, and use the milk to craft various products following traditional methods, without much technology […]

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Made in Switzerland – FoodCrafters around Zurich

As Zurich is our current homebase, we wanted to give it a hommage by sharing a few local products and brands we really love! Unique products with an original Swiss twist, made in small batches and true to their traditions, here are our local favorites! Coffee: Black & Blaze Not easy to find barrista-quality coffee […]

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Năsal, or how corporate interests killed a unique product

A few days ago, FrieslandCampina, majority shareholder of Napolact (a large Romanian dairy producer) has announced closing down its factory in the village of Țaga, 60km from Cluj-Napoca in the heart of Transylvania, where the Năsal cheese has been made for over half a century. The Năsal is a soft cheese with an intense smell (yes… […]

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