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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Buckwheat porridge with boletus mushrooms

November 2009

Slovenia is still a paradise for mushroom-pickers and it truly can boast of a large diversity of mushrooms. People know that mushrooms as food can be used only as an accompaniment. Read how to make the buckwheat porridge with...

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.

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....

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...

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 ...