One day my Romanian friend was describing one of Romanian delicacy’s. It is called zacusca, a vegetable spread made from roasted aubergine, roasted red peppers, tomatos and chopped onion. A few days later I found it in one of the shops on Leith Walk in Edinburgh. So I bought it and spread it on a bread like she said. I loved it from the first bite. Few months later she brought a jar from Romania, made by her mother- in- law, it was fantastic. So zacusca is nice with bread, pasta, crackers, the list could be endless… and today I tryed it with baguette pizza – beautiful :)

zacusca by martushka

Martushka’s husband fryed mushrooms with onion, added salt and pepper

fried mushrooms by martushka

He cut the baguette into long slices, put fried mushrooms and cheese on top

ready to go to the oven by martushka

He preheated the oven to 180°C, 356F. Put it in for about 10 minutes.

hot baguette pizza by martushka

Usually he’s serving it with tomato sauce but today we spreaded zacusca on the top

baguette pizza with zacusca by martushka

It was a good choice!

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2 Replies to “Zacusca”

  1. hmm, homemade panini!!! :))

    1. I’m afraid that it is nothing like panini, but maybe one day I try to do it ;)

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