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Bulgarian Engineer Launched New Yogurt Brand in Canada Bulgarian Engineer Launched New Yogurt Brand in Canada

18 March 2014 | With Bulgarian immigrants increasing in number and business adventurousness,
Greek yogurt age in North America may be challenged. Since this February a new brand of Bulgarian... Full Story



Foreign Wines Outnumbered Bulgarian Ones on Vinaria 2014 Competition
Foreign Wines Outnumbered Bulgarian Ones on Vinaria 2014 Competition

11 March 2014 | National wine tastings, preceding Bulgaria’s biggest wine fair, Vinaria 2014, started today with a surprise: foreign wines exceeded in number Bulgarian ones first time in history... Full Story


Belgium's fun, food&fashion week starts in Sofia
Belgium's fun, food&fashion week starts in Sofia

8 November 2013 | Several fashion icons, a selection of nation's fabulous treats, a classical concert and short films – the dense program of the coming Belgian week in Sofia equals a weekly trip... Full Story


Simply Red
Simply Red

When asked how he can tell what tomatoes are good, Pizho – a 63-year-old chef in a small neighbourhood restaurant, always answers the same thing: by “the tasty red” colour. Full Story


Slow Food Bulgaria Organises Balkan Culinary Forum
Slow Food Bulgaria Organises Balkan Culinary Forum

1 June 2010 | The first of its kind regional forum, Terra Madre Balkans, will take place between July 16 and 18, in Sofia, and bring together participants from all over the Balkans for a series of... Full Story


Pumpkin head!
Pumpkin head!

If you wish to insult somebody in Bulgarian, you could call him tikvenik – a word whose Full Story


Sofia Hosts Armenian Cuisine Festival
Sofia Hosts Armenian Cuisine Festival

November 2009 | A festival of Armenian cuisine, hosted by the restaurant Vratata and the winery Villa Yustina Full Story


Brown Fingers’ Season in Bulgaria
Brown Fingers’ Season in Bulgaria

Every September, expats and attentive tourists in Bulgaria notice the coming of a kind of local fashion wave – Full Story


Bulgaria’s Exclusive Ownership of Shopska Salad Challenged
Bulgaria’s Exclusive Ownership of Shopska Salad Challenged

11 August 2009 | The ownership of shopska salad – considered by Bulgarians as one of the few dishes that is truly their own, was challenged by a Serbian publication claiming that the salad is in... Full Story


Balkan Culinary Wars III: Other People’s Meatballs
Balkan Culinary Wars III: Other People’s Meatballs

Ćevapčići from Leskovac, köfte from İzmir or Bulgarian kebapche? Greek keftedes too, please!
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Balkan Culinary Wars II: The Epic Battle over a Vegetable Relish
Balkan Culinary Wars II: The Epic Battle over a Vegetable Relish

Ajvar, lyutenitsa, zacuscă or biber salçası? The peppers, tomatoes and aubergines purée is to inflame as much hostility as the Macedonian issue a century ago. Full Story


Double, Double, Toil and Trouble, Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble
Double, Double, Toil and Trouble, Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble

During the height of winter the Balkans destroy their treasures. But this is not some kind of season of vandalism; it is rather a period of sweet pleasures – the treasures are culinary and they... Full Story


Balkan Culinary Wars I:  Turkey, Bulgaria, Serbia and Greece in a Ruthless Fight over a Greasy Snack
Balkan Culinary Wars I: Turkey, Bulgaria, Serbia and Greece in a Ruthless Fight over a Greasy Snack

A dozen modifications of the same dish are at the bottom of a deep culinary dispute on the Balkans. The Bulgarian banitsa, the Serbian gibanica, the Greek pita, the Macedonian maznik and the... Full Story


Haute Cuisine in Kurkizhaba
Haute Cuisine in Kurkizhaba

There is a peculiar type of people living in northern Bulgaria. They name their villages Kravoder, Kurkizhaba or Studeno Buche; ride bikes or donkeys; raise fledglings in a bucket; and give their... Full Story


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