Cuisine of Bulgaria
Cuisine of Bulgaria has a lot to do with the culinary traditions of Greece, Turkey and other Balkan countries.
Bulgarian national cuisine
Widespread in the country have a vegetable - theyuse both fresh and pickled, baked and stewed them in pots with cheese, as well as successfully combined with meat, fish, dairy, egg products. For meat dishes used pork, lamb, beef. If you - a meat-eater, try to "interfere with Scar" - assortment of different types of kebabs and burgers that are cooked on the grill. Meals are usually flavored with spices and herbs such as thyme, bay leaf, pepper, mint, garlic.
Speaking of festive dishes, the DaySt. George decided to feast roasted lamb, for the New Year - Kapama cook (stew with sauerkraut), and for Easter - sweet cakes "cozonac".
Popular Bulgarian cuisine:
- "Shopska salad" (it is made from tomatoes, peppers, cheese, herbs, onions);
- "Tarator" (soup with sour milk with fresh cucumbers, garlic, crushed walnuts, wine vinegar);
- "Gyuvech" (meat with vegetables extinguished);
- "Plaka" (fish, stewed with vegetables);
- "Kavarma" (baked mushrooms, peppers, meat and onions).
Where to try the national cuisine?
Before visiting the restaurant of Bulgarian cuisine is prepared for the fact that there will be glad to welcome you hearty and large portions of food.
In Sofia, you can look at "Hadzhidraganovite kashti"(It is recommended to try the meat with mushrooms and cream sauce, as well as the evening of this institution program involves listening to the orchestra of the Bulgarian folk music) in Bourgas - in the "BMS" (here you can enjoy Bulgarian dishes, which successfully combines price and quality), in Plovdiv - in "Dayana" (in this restaurant should book torator cold soup and a salad of eggplant), in Nessebar - in "Stariat Kesten" (in this establishment offers a delicious feast cooked lamb and Bulgarian wines).
Cooking classes in Bulgaria
To get acquainted with local dishes can be onmaster classes and cooking lessons at the Bulgarian cuisine restaurants (it is advisable to check the schedule in advance). And if you want to eat a colorful diet, you can visit one of the Bulgarian villages, where you popotchuyut lamb stew and gyuvech dish and allow to take part in the cooking process.
In Bulgaria, no harm will come to the periodthe International Gastronomic Festival "Prime" (November, Bansko) or Festival of fish and mussels (September, Kavarna), where guests will be waiting for tasting the dishes of these products and to participate in cultural and recreational activities.