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Solen Keks (Salty Cake)

In Appetizers, Bread, Breakfast, Main Dishes, Meat On November 28, 2015 0 Comments

Solen keks is literally a salty cake. Many versions of it are available, as it can be readily made with easy ingredients that you can find in your… Read More »

Inspiration Cabbage Gratin

In Fusion, Main Dishes, Meat On November 4, 2012 0 Comments

Inspired by Bulgarian’s taste for cabbage, and potatoes, this dish combines them in a delicious gratin. This is the basic recipe I make. Note once again that once… Read More »


In Drinks, Vegetarian On January 19, 2012 0 Comments

Bulgarians enjoy their yogurt in a variety of ways. Here is a very simple, healthy and delicious drink, known also amidst other Eastern cultures, ayran. Directions Put natural… Read More »


In Appetizers, Breakfast, Main Dishes, Vegetarian On January 18, 2012 0 Comments

Bulgarians have banitsa often and at any occasion. Traditionally made by housewives with homemade sheets of dough, spread out manually banitsa is rolled up into a spiral with… Read More »


Inspiration Quinoa Salad

In Appetizers, Fusion, Main Dishes, Salads, Vegetarian On December 18, 2011 0 Comments

Many people don’t like quinoa because they don’t know how to prepare this healthy grain into great tasting recipes. Indeed, quinoa is growing in popularity around the globe… Read More »


Trakiiska Salata (Thracian Salad)

In Appetizers, Salads, Vegetarian On December 3, 2011 0 Comments

Trakiiska salad is enjoyed by Bulgarians in the warm summer cities along the Black Sea coast. It is a basic recipe of yogurt salad often compared to or… Read More »