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!

Ričet

October 2009

This tasty dish is a stew of dried meat, beans and vegetables and is known all over Slovenia. Its basis is barley of pot balrey.

Buckwheat žganci

November 2009

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 ... Find here the recipe for buckwheat žganci.

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,...