Marginimea Sibiului, region in Transylvania, has always been known as the land of shepherds, sheep cheeses and meat delicacies. Its traditional products reflect the richness of its lands but also the region’s cultural diversity. When here, try the ‘telemea’, fresh cheese made of local sheep milk. The various types of cheese of Marginimea Sibiului are an important part of this region’s culinary and cultural tradition, and its diversity comes from specific production techniques. In the alpine pastures of Marginimea Sibiului the local shepherds continue to use ancestral recipes to produce various sheep cheese products such as ‘telemea’, ‘urda’ and ‘cas’.
Fascinating about the region is the fact that the country life is so authentic, so pure, so real that it’s almost hard to believe that nowadays such a world still exists. For tourists is captivating to discover a wonderful world so different from their own and yet so close by.