Recipes

Pumpkin soup. Photo: Aleš Ajlec

The culinary image of modern-day Slovenia incorporates the influences of cultures and civilisations from the Alpine, Mediterranean and Pannonian regions. Centuries of social and historical development at this junction have created specific types of culture and lifestyle, not in the sense of assimilation, but in the sense of creating a unique and original variety, including the culinary.

 

 

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Prekmurska gibanica

November 2009

Prekmurska gibanica, a cake originating from the northeastern region of Prekmurje, has joined the EU list of traditional dishes whose recipe and traditional way of making are protected. Check the recipe for gibanica!

Jota (Bean and pickled turnips soup)

October 2009

Cook the beans, potatoes and turnips separately. Chop the bacon and fry it together with onions, add flour, fry some more, pour water and cook until smooth ...

Buckwheat žganci

November 2009

Žganci are best served with sauerkraut, pickled turnips, milk or curdled milk.Mix buckwheat and coarse wheat flours and pour the mixture into salted boiling water. Boil for a few minutes until flour is submerged in water, than,...

Belokranjska pogača (salted cake) - recipe

November 2009

The EU has registered belokranjska pogača, a type of bread typical of the south-eastern region of Bela krajina, as a Traditional Specialty Guaranteed (TSG), which means that its characteristic composition and preparation are...

Dandelion salad

November 2009

Cook the potatoes and hard boil the eggs. Cut dandelion greens into small pieces. Peel and slice potatoes and eggs, and mix with dandelion greens. Season with salt and pepper. Chop the bacon and fry it in a pan until crispy....