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Zelen Fasul (Green Beans Stew)

In Appetizers, Main Dishes, Salads, Side Dishes, Vegetarian On January 26, 2012 0 Comments

Zelen fasul is the Bulgarian name of green beans, also known as string beans. Most people cultivate green beans in their gardens and harvest them in the summer,… Read More »

Bob (White Bean Soup)

In Appetizers, Main Dishes, Soups, Vegetarian On January 22, 2012 2 Comments

Bob chorba (pronounced bop) is a Bulgarian white bean soup, that is very similar in consistency and in tradition to Italian minestrone. It is a thick nutritious meal,… Read More »

Banitsa

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 »

Spanachena Supa (Spinach Soup)

In Appetizers, Main Dishes, Soups, Vegetarian On January 17, 2012 0 Comments

Spinach soup is a quick recipe that has become part of the Bulgarian tradition. All housewives make it, according to the way transmitted through the generations in the… Read More »

Borsch (Vegetable Soup)

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

Borsch (also known as borsht in Russian) is a late summer or fall soup, typical of Slavic traditional cuisines. It is light and healthy, low in calories and… Read More »

Leshta (Lentil Soup)

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

Lentil soup is another Bulgarian traditional dish, as in other Mediterranean countries. However by adding more spices and some vegetables to the lentils gives this soup a quite… Read More »

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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 »

Pork Zele (Cabbage Stew with Pork)

In Main Dishes, Meat On December 16, 2011 0 Comments

Another version of zele is to use pickled cabbage leaves instead of a fresh head of cabbage, which gives it also a very different taste, somewhat similar to… Read More »

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Zelevi Sarmi (Cabbage Rolls)

In Main Dishes, Vegetarian On December 4, 2011 0 Comments

Zele, or cabbage, is a favorite food for Bulgarians. One of the many ways Bulgarians prepare cabbage is by pickling a whole heads in a large container full… Read More »

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Zele (Cabbage Stew)

In Main Dishes, Vegetarian On November 28, 2011 0 Comments

Zele, or cabbage, is a favorite food for Bulgarians. Often included in dieting programs for its low caloric content and high nutrient levels, it has been used in… Read More »