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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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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 ...

Žlinkrofi (dumplings) with dried fruit filling and apple sauce

November 2009

Pour the apple sauce on warm plates, placing the žlinkrofi on top. If served as a warm starter, garnish with lightly browned breadcrumbs. If served as a dessert, pour over with melted butter and sprinkle with icing sugar. Read...

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....

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...