Slovene Cuisine #6: Gibanica

Gibanica is possibly the most calorie-dense cake in the world. Perfect for when you've just climbed a towering Alpine peak. Or maybe you just have a craving for something decadently indulgent. If so, read on to find out more. Prekmurska Gibanica Prekmurska Gibanica, to give the desert its full title, originates from the Prekmurje region... Continue Reading →

Slovene Cuisine #5: Kranjska Klobasa

Kranjska klobasa literally means 'sausage from the Kranjska (Carniola) region.' It is an authentic Slovene product which has gained worldwide fame and popularity. Read on to find out more about Slovenia's most iconic sausage! Origins and ingredients of the Kranjska Klobasa Kranjska klobasa gained 'Protected Geographical Indication' status in 2015, meaning that a sausage can... Continue Reading →

Slovene Cuisine #3: Bled Cream Slice

No trip to Bled would be complete without sampling the local sweet-toothed delicacy: Krem┼ínita or Bled Cream Cake. The name Krem┼ínita is a 'Slovenisation' of the German Cremeschnitte, so you will sometimes find it referred to as the more Slovenian-sounding Kremna Rezina. A cake by any other name would taste as sweet? You decide... History... Continue Reading →

Slovene Cuisine #2: Goulash

'Wait!' I hear you cry: 'Goulash is from Hungary! Or is it Austria? It certainly isn't from Slovenia!' While it's true that Goulash has its origins in Austro-Hungarian cuisine, it is very popular all over Slovenia owing to the fact that Slovenia was once part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Read on to find out more,... Continue Reading →

Slovene Cuisine #1: Istrian Pasta with Truffles

If you've been following Postcards from Slovenia, or if you've ever visited Slovenia yourself, you'll know it has stunning mountain scenery, fascinating and beautiful cities, a delightful coastline as well as many other historical and natural attractions. But there's one aspect of life in Slovenia I haven't touched on yet, and I feel it deserves... Continue Reading →

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