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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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...

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,...

Roast sauerkraut

October 2009

Put sauerkraut in a pan, add water, bring to a boil, and cook for a few minutes. Drain, and add two tablespoons of zaseka. Place slices of bacon in an earthen baking dish, and cover with sauerkraut.

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 ...

Chanterelles with spelt

November 2009

Wash and slice the chanterelles. Glaze the finely chopped onions in oil, add the chanterelles, and sauté until they release all the water. Then add chopped garlic, basil, double cream, seasoning, and allow to boil for 3 minutes....