Cultural differences

January 22, 2018

Snezhanka (Снежанка)

This is a salad made with chopped yoghurt, cucumbers and walnuts with (or without) garlic and dill. Very similar to Greek Tzatziki. You can order it […]
January 21, 2018

‘Nikulden’ – St. Nicholas day

One of the biggest winter holidays in the build-up to Christmas, not least because of a large number of people who celebrate their name day. Very […]
January 15, 2018

Our Shopska Salad recipe

One of the simplest and the most delicious food in Bulgaria. It is consumed daily by most Bulgarians – we absolutely love it! Ingredients: 2 tomatoes […]
January 9, 2018

Babinden

Although literally translated it implies ‘day of the grandmothers or old women’, it is in fact known as midwife day. Dedicated to the health of the […]
January 8, 2018

Shopska Salad (Шопска салата)

One of the simplest and more delicious foods in Bulgaria, also a typical dish that you can find everywhere. Usually contains fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers and […]
December 31, 2017

Atanasovden

A holiday linked to New Year customs, St. Atanas, the lord of snow and ice rides into the mountains in his silk shirt on his white […]
December 21, 2017

Antonovden

Celebrated as a protection against illness, women should not spin or knit on this day, nor should they cook beans or lentils so as not to […]
December 16, 2017

Stuffed peppers (Пълнени чушки)

Peppers are among the products loved by Bulgarian people and they have several very popular and traditional meals with them. One of the most popular is […]
December 15, 2017

Vasilovden (New Year’s Day)

In pagan times this day was linked to the winter solstice and marked the turning point in Mother Nature. There are several rituals related to this […]
December 7, 2017

Stuffed peppers (Пълнени чушки)

Peppers are among the products loved by Bulgarian people and they have several very popular and traditional meals with them. One is Peppers stuffed with cheese […]
December 7, 2017

Saint Anna celebration

Observed mainly in the southern and western regions of Bulgaria, this day – known as ‘Yana’s conception’ – is connected with witchcraft and magic spells. It […]
December 4, 2017

Lukanka (Луканка)

This dried pressed spicy sausage has counted a delicacy and Bulgarians adore it. It goes well as a cold starter with red wine. It is also […]