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Eastern European Kifli (Kilfa) Recipe

Kifli or Kifla is a sweet pastry snack that originates from Eastern Europe and is popular throughout Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Albania and Macedonia. It is also eaten in Austria where it is known as kipferl, Denmark and Sweden where it is known as giffel and in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Russia, …

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Balkan Čupavci Recipe

Čupavci is a traditional Balkan dessert consisting of small, soft sponge cake squares covered in chocolate and desiccated coconut. They are particularly popular in Croatia and Bosnia where they are also hold significance as a Christmas cake, however they are also eaten in Serbia, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and throughout the Balkans, albeit with a slightly …

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Pljeskavica (Serbian Burger) Recipe

Pljeskavica is a Serbian dish that is a type of grilled meat patty, typically made from a mixture of ground beef, lamb, and pork. This is a staple food at Serbian barbecues and gatherings, as well as festivals, and street food markets. Pljeskavica is often served with traditional accompaniments such as lepinja (a round bread), …

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Kozunak/Cozonac (Easter Bread) Recipe

Kozuna, also known as Cozonac or Easter Bread, is a traditional sweet bread popular in Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Albania and Moldova. Its ingredients include flour, eggs, milk, sugar, yeast, citrus, rum, raisins and butter or oil. All of the ingredients except the raisins are mixed into a dough. The dough is left to rise several …

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Balkan Lepinja Recipe

Lepinja is a type of Balkan flatbread prepared using three ingredients: salt, flour, and water. Generally accompanied by minced meat (cevapi), it is widely consumed in the Balkan countries of Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, and Slovenia. Lepinja is normally baked at a high temperature, which gives the bread its golden-brown crust. It is usually served at …

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Traditional Börek/Burek Recipe

Börek (also known as Burek, Byrek or Boureki) covers a range of pastry dishes made by layering thin phyllo dough, with fillings such as cheese, minced meat, spinach and seasonings, along with a creamy egg yogurt mixture which is baked into a crispy and flaky pie-like dish. Börek is commonly associated with Turkey but it …

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Traditional Krofne Recipe (Serbian/Croatian Donut)

Krofne are a type of deep-fried donut which are popular in Serbia and Croatia. They are made using milk, butter, flour, eggs, sugar and yeast.  Krofne don’t have a round hole in the center like donuts usually found in the US do. They can be filled with marmalade, chocolate or vanilla custard, and can also …

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Serbian Food: 21 Traditional Dishes of Serbia

Serbia is a country located in the heart of the Balkans in Southeast Europe, known for its stunning mountains and landscapes. Planina, Kopaonik, Zlatibor and Stara are the notable mountains that bring thousands of hikers and sightseers to Serbia every year. Most Popular Serbian Dishes Serbian cuisine is influenced by Greek, Turkish and Mediterranean food, …

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