Extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria. Photo: Katarina Krmelj

In every corner of Slovenia, visitors are pleasantly surprised by new and different culinary delicacies and by the autochthonous wines along the numerous Wine Roads that crisscross its three winegrowing regions. Slovene wines are popularly served with homemade sausage specialties, karst prsut (prosciutto) dried in the bora wind, and other original Slovene dishes.


Brda cherries are the best

July 2011

The region Goriška brda, the Slovenian Tuscany, is a true paradise, and plants prosper. In the early spring, cherry blossoms cover the hills of Brda and soon mature into delicious red cherries. In the summer, peaches follow....

Žganci – always and forever

April 2011

As children we were told: “Eat some more žganci and you’ll be big and strong!” So žganci was imprinted in our memory as a healthy food that gives us strength and energy, as food that people used to enjoy and still do. If you...

Easter dishes

April 2011

Some parts of Slovenia and the neighbouring regions are known for their great variety of Easter dishes, many of which are common to all these regions, but some are special, typical for a particular region and its cultural...