Constanta's traditional cuisine is mainly based on seafood and vegetables. For hundreds of years, dozens of types of fish, mollusks, and crustaceans have been caught in the port city. Here they prepare delicious fish soups, grilled seafood and lots of other interesting seafood dishes. The regional menu is not deprived of meat dishes as well. Local restaurants serve interesting roast lamb and pork, as well as affordable chicken dishes.
Be sure to try traditional salads, some of which may be very satisfying or even replace the main course. A great example is "Constanta" salad, the main component of which is potatoes. It is quite simple so can be easily cooked at home. To prepare this salad, you will need 4 medium potatoes, green beans in the pods (100 g), 1 celery stalk, 4 medium tomatoes and salami (100 g). Meat broth (125 g), mustard (0.5 tsp), vinegar (3 tbsp), 1 onion, salt and pepper are needed for the sauce.
Potatoes should be boiled in their skins, then peeled and sliced. Beans are blanched in salted water for a few minutes, celery and tomatoes are diced. All the components are mixed in a salad bowl. To prepare the sauce all the ingredients are mixed until homogeneous, then salt and pepper are added to taste. The salad is served in portions, garnished with sausage and seasoned with sauce. Such a simple and original salad can be tried literally at any restaurant in Constanta. Some chefs prepare it according to special author's recipes and add other secret ingredients.