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Title: Scovardă  
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Subject: Colțunași, List of dumplings, Cuisine of Romania, Dumplings, Sfințișori
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Type Pastry
Place of origin Romania
Region or state Transylvania
Main ingredients Dough, cheese

Scovardă[1] is a type of stuffed pastry similar to empanadas popular in Romania, mainly Transylvania. They are usually referred to by the plural form "scoverzi".


The dough is folded around the stuffing which usually consists of different types of cheese, including urdă. Dill can also be added to the cheese stuffing.


They are cooked by pan frying in sunflower oil.

See also

Notes and references

  1. ^ "Scovardă". (in Română). 

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