A traditional Romanian recipe – mămăligă – a corn meal porridge is served as a side dish instead of potatoes or rice. Here you can find a little bit of the history behind this traditional recipe: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mămăligă
Historically, this golden bread was eaten as a replacement to bread made from wheat flour. It was inexpensive, easy to do every day, in every season and could be found in every household.
Mămăligă is often served with cottage cheese, sour cream and fried eggs. It is also served as side dish to different types of stews and other meat or fish dishes. The best result you would get by making mămăligă in a cast iron pot. Be careful for the bubbles when is cooking, you can get a serious burn.
This is a simple recipe: