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...

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...

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...

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...

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...