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Culinary culture at its purest...

Please forget everything you have heard, read or eaten in connection with Bulgaria and what is referred to as Balkan cuisine.
Sit back, relax and read what is actually in store for you when you are treated to the true national delicacies…

Like the down-to-earth, proud nature of its people, Bulgaria’s independent culinary culture has its roots in its own original, rustic cuisine.
In fact, nothing can rival Bulgaria’s culinary history, dating back over 2,000 years: stemming traditionally from Mediterranean, Greek gastronomic culture and perfected through the course of history by Ottoman and Asiatic influences, today it offers a rich variety of fascinating taste sensations.

This culinary treasure trove, brimming with traditional Bulgarian culinary delights, stands in readiness to guide gourmets on where and what to eat, only open after a large space…

European culinary historians attempt at least in some respects to draw comparisons with Bavarian cuisine.
The striking parallel here is allowing national culinary tradition to be enriched rather than influenced by geographical and cultural neighbours and political events.
And the housewife and landlady of ‘Old Bavaria’ (Altbayern) incorporated elegant French dishes such as ragout, fricassée and boeuf à la mode (“Böfflamott”) into traditional Bavarian cuisine. Similarly, the Bulgarian cook made the best of whatever came her way – not always willingly, as in the time of the Ottoman occupation…