Ingredients: • 6 green or red bell peppers • 6 cups vegetable stock • 2 ½ cups uncooked white rice • 1 cup chopped mushrooms • ½ cup finely chopped greens • 3 tbsp vegetable or sunflower oil • 1 small onion, finely chopped • 1 grated carrot • 2 cups pasta sauce • 2 …
9 Vegetarian Dishes for Bulgarian Christmas Eve Dinner
Traditionally Christmas Eve (Badni Vecher) dinner in Bulgaria would be vegetarian marking the end of a 40 day fast. Customarily an odd number of meals will be prepared. The dishes have symbolic meanings centering around fertility and abundance: Bobena Chorba (bean or lentil soup), so the coming year will be fertile, abundant, and wealthy Zelevi Sarmi (rice …
Cooking Traditions of Bulgaria Cookbook Sale
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Roasted Lamb Recipe for Saint George’s Day
St. George’s Day is celebrated on May 6th in Bulgaria. And the traditional meal would be lamb. This is a great recipe to consider this year. Ingredients: 1 (3lb) lamb roast 3 lb cubed potatoes 1 lb baby carrots 4-6 tbsp minced garlic 1 tbsp freshly chopped rosemary 2 tsp freshly chopped thyme leaves 3 …
Happy International Women’s Day!
Take the day off. No cooking today. Enjoy!
Happy Grandmother March – Baba Marta – Day
Baba Marta is a holiday celebrated in Bulgaria, on March 1st. Martenitsas, usually in the form of a wrist band, small yarn dolls, or tassels, are created by combining red and white colored threads and are worn on that day and throughout March.
Fall Seasonal Bulgarian Harvest is the BEST
Eating seasonal is the only way to eat. Many say this is why Bulgarian Cooking is so tasty and healthy. Eating seasonal is also why fruits and veggies are so economical. When there is an abundance, the price goes down. You can get tomatoes for 30 cents a pound at times. It also makes the …
Unique Vintage Bulgarian Handmade Aprons
The characteristics of traditional Bulgarian attire depend on region, marital status, occupation, class, and so forth. These unique aprons are but a part of a traditional dress and are a sample of the many types seen such attire.
Bulgarian Yogurt or Greek Yogurt?
In fact, the standard culture, lactobacillus bulgaricus, that is used in yogurts around the world, is named after Bulgaria. Some say Bulgarian yogurt is tangier and creamier than Greek yogurt, but others say it tastes the same. What do you think?