Tag: Balkan

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Sarma – Myths and Legends of A Glorious Balkan Dish

Sarma – her majesty! Allow me to invent a word – “Sarmanostalgia”. It’s a feeling every person who grew up in Balkan territory carries all their life regardless of their current location. They often spend their whole life in search of the forgotten taste of perfect comfort food. The emotional connection […]

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The ketonisation of legendary Ajvar (Ayvar)

Keto Ajvar is something that Balkan food lovers will embrace with great excitement! However, if you never visited one of the countries in this historically turbulent peninsula, then maybe you haven’t even heard about it. It sounds much like a Viking name, doesn’t it? Well, I am not quite sure […]

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Greek goes on a road-trip

There’s nothing like the excitement of homecoming! Your favourite Keto Greek finally went back to his motherland – Greece. Of course, I wanted to make our trip more challenging, so I decided to travel by car through the Balkans. This is quite a long drive even if you stop and […]

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Cabbage rolls the Balkan legend! Greek “Lahanodolmades” or Sarma

Have you ever visited Balkan countries during the winter holidays? If yes, chances are you’ve been offered to eat “Sarma”. Most probably, multiple times per day. This traditional comfort food made with minced meat wrapped in pickled cabbage leaves and cooked with bacon has a status of superpower food. There […]