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 …
Blueberry Syrup with Lemon
Ingredients: 2lb blueberries 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 1 lemon Directions: Wash berries and blend in a blender. Mix the puree with the water in a pot on the stove and boil. Let it boil on low heat for about 3-4 min. Remove from the stove. Strain the juice to get rid of the …
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How to Use a Bulgarian Chushkopek Vegetable Roaster Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYp8yQCNanY It’s about that time again. This Bulgarian kitchen gadget has been around since 1974. You can roast veggies in minutes. Most Bulgarian homes will roast red peppers and make a spread with them.
Tutorial How to Make Red Pepper Spread Bulgarian Lutenitsa
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4 Unique Salad Ideas for Centuries-Old Bulgarian Holiday – Baba Marta Day
March 1 is Baba or Grandmother Marta Day. On this day Bulgarians exchange “martenitsi,” red and white interwoven strings brings health and happiness during the year. It is a reminder that spring is near.
16 Plus Health Benefits of Planting Tomatoes – Popular Bulgarian Sort Bull’s Heart
Tomatoes are also a great source vitamin C, biotin, molybdenum and vitamin K. They are also a good source of copper, potassium, manganese, dietary fiber, vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene), vitamin B6, folate, niacin, vitamin E and phosphorus. Here are some more health benefits: detoxifies the body improves eye sight increases digestion good …
Heart Healthy Slow Cooker Turkey Lentil Soup (Leshta Chorba) – Easy as 1, 2, 3
So when your holiday dinner is over, just save the turkey carcass and make stock out of it. Then you can freeze it and use it latter on to make great tasting soups like this one. Lentil soup is a popular soup or chorba in Bulgaria. Ingredients 10 cups turkey stock 8 oz dry lentils …