Authentic Stuffed Cabbage Rolls from Bulgaria an Easy Dinner

Authentic stuffed cabbage rolls from Bulgaria are easy to make and are a guaranteed way to give some great taste to a vegetable that is exceedingly healthy but is often much-maligned. Lightly-spiced, ground meat is enveloped with cabbage leaves and then slow-cooked in a tomato-based sauce to permit all of the flavors to develop. Add a little refreshing dill at the end and you are guaranteed to receive rave reviews from all of the family. This is perfect comfort food … Read More

Spotlight on Potatoes with Bulgarian Moussaka

The moussaka I grew up with featured eggplant as the main ingredient and came topped with a béchamel source. But that would be moussaka of the Greek variety. Love potatoes? Want a moussaka that is lighter? How about Bulgarian moussaka featuring potato and yogurt? Lighter than its Greek cousin and fabulous if eggplants are not to your taste or out of season, Bulgarian moussaka can be comfortably consumed in summer if you are looking for some comfort food. The topping … Read More

Tarator Authentic Bulgarian Yogurt Soup – Quick and Easy

Here is a chilled, summer soup to enjoy on the hottest of days. Tarator authentic Bulgarian yogurt soup is full of cooling ingredients like cucumber, dill and yogurt. It is certainly quick and easy to make. Five minutes and you have a classy lunch or a great first course on a warm evening. No cooking involved, except for the dry roasting of the walnut topping. Don’t care for summer, chilled soups? I must admit that I don’t order chilled soups … Read More

Shopska Salad from Bulgaria is the Perfect Choice

Today we feature what many people consider to be the “unofficial” national dish of Bulgaria, the one and only shopska salad. It is a simple dish to make and it is delicious. Using everyday ingredients, you can make shopska salad in less than 10 minutes. Healthy, colourful and full of crunch, shopska salad features the great flavors of summer. Bulgaria you say? Yes, it flies under the radar a bit being a former communist country in Eastern Europe. Did you … Read More

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