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Mark Hix in Transylvania

25 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 05 September 2010

Chef Mark Hix travels to Transylvania to help revive a disappearing food culture. From cheese making shepherds to pickle producers, he meets the people improving food in Romania.

Producer: Dan Saladino.

  • Transylvanian food

    Transylvanian food

    Vegetable filled pie (foreground), nibbles with cheese and smoked and salted meat toppings.

    Photograph by Cordell Barron

  • Transylvanian food

    Transylvanian food

    Summer vegetables and meadow greens.

    Photograph by Cordell Barron

  • Transylvanian food

    Transylvanian food

    Jars with Romanian flag colours ribbon.

    Photograph by Cordell Barron

  • Transylvanian village

    Transylvanian village

    Copsa Mare village

    Photograph by Cordell Barron

  • Transylvanian church

    Transylvanian church

    Biertan village. The tower belongs to the church which was Romania's first World Heritage Site and an important church for the Saxon Transylvanians.

    Photograph by Cordell Barron

    Find out more about Biertan village
  • Transylvanian shepherd

    Transylvanian shepherd

    Mocani (Transylvanian shepherd) wearing traditional dress, standing in the high meadow above the village of Copsa Mare.

    Photograph by Cordell Barron


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