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!

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...

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.

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 ...

Toč with Prosciutto

November 2009

Thinly slice prosciutto keeping the strip of fat along the edge. Fry the slices on medium heat on both sides without oil, then add Terrano wine. Simmer for about a minute, and serve hot, best with slices of homemade bread or...