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Vegetable Gratin in Bulgarian Way

Zapečená zelenina

Bulgarians are famous vegetable producers from of old. They have spread their skills even further in the world. At the beginning of the 20th century, there were about 300 Bulgarians working as gardeners in Bratislava (Slovakia). The song “Zelenchuci koito… (READ MORE)

Omelet with Chickpeas and Herbs
What is a „Schanigarten“?

Omeleta s cícerom a bylinkami

Summer weather – a summer theme – a summer recipe! As soon as it gets warmer in Vienna, summer cafes appear suddenly in front of eating or drinking places in the whole city. Sometimes, there are only two small tables… (READ MORE)

Risi e bisi – On Saint Mark‘s Day!

Risi e bisi

If have you visited the famous market Merchato di Rialto in Venice or at least read about this place in our previous article, then you would certainly think that frutti di mare (seafood) star in the Venetian cuisine. Well, it… (READ MORE)

Lent – Herring Salad and the Ceremony of Humility

Veľkonočný pôst sledí šalát

At the beginning of Lent, people in Vienna traditionally eat herring salad. Before I give you a recipe for that dish, I would like to write something about another tradition connected with this period of the year which was kept… (READ MORE)

Krapfen in Austria, Šišky (shishki) in Slovakia
Krapfen with Strawberry Foam

šišky krapfen

According to a legend which is very popular in Austria, there was the cook Cäcilia Krapf – because she was unhappy in love, she accidentally threw a dough prepared for baking in the heated fat on a pan. So a… (READ MORE)

Gingerbread, Lebkuchen, Pfefferkuchen, Medovníky…

medovníky gingerbread

Did you know that even the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans had baked “honey cakes” – the forerunner of the gingerbread we know? Honey had been the only widely available sweetener and they had believed it to be a gift… (READ MORE)

Salzburger Nockerl

Salzburské halušky

If you visit Salzburg you should definitely try its culinary specialty – Salzburger Nockerl. Salzburg was an archiepiscopate for many years. It is a very romantic city with a lot of sights. The Fortress Hohensalzburg belongs to the most famous… (READ MORE)

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