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 ...

Idrija žlikrofi

November 2009

The European Commission has registered idrijski žlikrofi, a type of ravioli from the western Slovenian town of Idrija, as a Traditional Specialty Guaranteed (TSG). The status highlights characteristic composition and preparation...

Roast sauerkraut

October 2009

Put sauerkraut in a pan, add water, bring to a boil, and cook for a few minutes. Drain, and add two tablespoons of zaseka. Place slices of bacon in an earthen baking dish, and cover with sauerkraut.

Boiled potatoes with cottage cheese - Čompe

November 2009

Dining tables in the Bovec area commonly offer (maize) polenta and potatoes (čompe) with the addition of dairy products (cottage cheese and cheese). Another typical dish is pickled turnip with smoked pork ribs and budlji. Many...