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Tocană with mămăligă

Tocană, also known as tocăniță, is a Romanian stew prepared with tomato, garlic and sweet paprika. [1] [2] Traditionally, it is consumed with a cornmeal mush named mămăligă . [2] The dish has a history of being consumed by shepherds in the Romanian mountains. [3] Derived from the Latin "toccare" into the modern "toca", the term is sometimes rendered as "tokana" in English.



Variations include the inclusion of mushrooms in the stew's preparation. [2] [4] Additional variations include the addition or use of meat, such as lamb, and potatoes. [3]

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