Category: Bulgarian

  • Bulgarian Eggs Baked in Spicy Tomato Sauce With Feta

    Bulgarian Eggs Baked in Spicy Tomato Sauce With Feta

    Our Bulgarian odyssey continues with a dish so delicious you can have it for breakfast, for lunch or dinner and I mean the same day. I dont know the origin of this dish, nor which part of Bulgaria it is coming from. I can only say  it is simply delectable. The recipe is easy enough to […]

  • Easter Bread

    Easter Bread Recipe

    In many European countries, there are various traditions surrounding the use of bread during the Easter holiday. Traditionally the practice of eating Easter bread or sweetened “communion” bread traces its origin back to Byzantium and the Orthodox Christian church. The recipe for sweetened or “honey-leavened” bread may date back as far as the Homeric Greek period based on anecdotal […]

  • Bulgarian Cheese the Shopski Way

    Sirene po shopski

    Cheese the Shopski Way (Сирене по шопски) is one of the most traditional dishes in Bulgaria. It is simple, very tasty and its the perfect dish for the lovers of Feta cheese. On top of all that, it is very healthy and we would recommend it if you are on a weight loss diet. ‘Shopski’ […]

  • Apricot Plum Cake (Сладкиш със сливи и кайсии)

    Apricot Plum Cake

    I am not handling winters very well. Its not like I don’t like winters -I do mainly because of Christmas and the Mulled wine – I just don’t like wearing tons of clothes that can not really replace the warmth of the Summer. And than I find this lovely Bulgarian recipe that subverts my insistence […]

  • Stuffed Peppers Recipe

    Ingredients:     4 bell peppers (any color)     Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper     4 teaspoons olive oil     2 cloves garlic, finely chopped     1 small onion, chopped     8 ounces 90-percent lean ground beef     1 teaspoon dried oregano     1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon     1/2 teaspoon ground cumin     2 […]

  • Watermelon Pork Tacos

    Watermelon Pork Tacos

    Ingredients: For the pork: 2 pork tenderloins (about 2 pounds), silver skin trimmed, cut into 1-inch-thick slices 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger 1 tablespoon seeded and minced serrano chile 2 tablespoons minced fresh garlic 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons oyster […]

  • B is for Bulgarian Banitsa

    Bulgarian pastry

    Today is a big day for Bulgarian people and this afternoon I have cooked a recipe that I’ve been wanting to try for ages! I’m afraid i can’t take the credit for this one, it’s every Bulgarian grand mother special and it looks and taste fab!   Ingredients: 100g Feta Cheese 10 sun dried tomatoes […]

  • Onion Bread

    Our Bulgarian adventure continues,this time with a recipe that has turned my thinking upside down.We eat with our eyes,every time looking for the “Wow factor”.Eating is not just a biological process-eating is an experience-celebration of life.And here it comes-a recipe I saw in a small Bulgarian village-a recipe that  proves that you don’t have to […]

  • Mavrud-The Bulgarian Legend

    Grape growing and wine production have a long history in Bulgaria, dating back to the times of the Thracians. Mavrud (Bulgarian: мавруд, from Latin, mavro, “black”) is a red wine grape that is used as both a blending grape and for varietal wines, indigenous to the region of Thrace in Bulgaria. The grape has been […]

  • Rice and Courgettes (Zucchini) Summer Heaven

    I have just come back from my holiday in the country of Bulgaria and you are definitely right if you think that we gonna talk a lot about the cuisine of this country.Though the Bulgarians not always think about the presentation I can guarantee you  that the taste and healthiness of the Bulgarian cuisine is […]