Cultural differences

May 6, 2018


Rakia is as rooted in Bulgarian history and existence as is bourbon in American. It has aided the nation in surviving its hardest years and has […]
May 6, 2018

Making a toast when drinking liquor

When toasting, raise your glass and lightly clink it with all the others present, while looking the people with you in the eye (to not look […]
April 23, 2018


Increasingly popular across Europe and the world for its proved qualities for augmenting women’s breasts, boza is one of the most typical Bulgarian soft drinks. Well, […]
April 23, 2018

Throwing away the umbilical cord

Another old custom many Bulgarians still perform is the throwing away of the umbilical cord after childbirth in a special place. Around 2 weeks after the […]
April 19, 2018


Kapama is one of favourite dishes that is preparing mainly around Christmas or New Year. It consists a lot of sausages, chicken and other types of […]
April 19, 2018

Dog spinning

Ancient ritual banned for its cruelty. Though it has been officially banned in all of Bulgaria since 2011, dog spinning had been a tradition in the […]
April 16, 2018

Bob na garne

An old traditional dish that is usually preparing for some holidays or family reunions. This is actually a food made from beans but the thing that […]
April 14, 2018

Spilling water in front of the door

There exist many ways to wish someone luck around the world, but what is done in Bulgaria has to rank among the most curious. When one […]
April 2, 2018


Kyufte is one of the most famous meat food in Bulgaria. It is actually a meatball made of minced meat and spices, shaped and fried in […]
March 30, 2018

Our Kozunak recipe

March 29, 2018


This is also the orthodox ‘Palm Sunday’. Most people go to church on this day, they buy some willow twigs which are blessed and then tied […]
March 23, 2018

Kozunak (Bulgarian Easter bread)

Bulgarian Easter bread, a.k.a. Kozunak is a traditional, sweet yeast bread – cotton-soft, sugar-crusted, studded with rum-soaked raisins, and perfumed with vanilla and lemon zest – […]