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The Secret of Bulgarian Yogurt and How to Make It

The Secret of Bulgarian Yogurt and How to Make It

If you’ve ever visited Bulgaria, it won’t take you long to realise how important yogurt is to their health, cuisine and culture. Ask a Bulgarian about their yogurt and you’ll soon be indulging in a conversation in which they’ll proudly Read more…


Tarator – таратор

Bulgarian food

Tarator is a simple, no fuss cold soup, favourited by Bulgarians as a summer starter but can be made for any time of the year. Loved for its curative qualities, it’s quick to make and involves zero cooking. Using fresh ingredients alongside Read more…


Buggering Off to Bulgaria

Buggering Off to Bulgaria is a new cookbook which incorporates a generous helping of traditional Bulgarian recipes, a spattering of British-inspired comfort food and a pinch of the same from Eastern Europe, Greece and North America. Organised in seasons, and Read more…


Bob Chorba (Bean Soup)

Bob, pronounced ‘bop’, is centuries old soup recipe and has hugely been part of the Bulgarian staple diet, partially due to the high volumes of bean cultivation, and partly because it’s a simple, yet filling food for the table. I’ve Read more…


Homemade Tomato Ketchup

Tomato ketchup is something in our kitchen that we take it for granted without even thinking we could actually make our own. This recipe will have you ditching shop bought ketchup for a much tastier alternative. What you need: 2 Read more…


Rose Petal Jam

  Having made perfume from rose petals last spring, my daughter and I decided to make a jam from the remainder of the petals. Many varieties of roses are edible and can be used in different forms in the kitchen Read more…


Benefits of Mint

Having mint plants in your home is one of the most useful plants you can look after. It benefits the home, body and even pets and pests and has been used in traditional medicine for generations. Tips – Fresh mint Read more…


Elderberries

With winter fast approaching and its imminent colds and flu looming, make sure you’ve got a bottle of elderberry syrup to ward off any viruses. History Elderberries, flowers, bark and leaves have been used for centuries by our ancestors for Read more…


Benefits of RoseHips

Autumn is the time when you can start foraging for rose hips and prepare them for drying to use throughout the year for a scrumptious tea that will benefit your health too. Medicinal Rosehips are the fruit left on wild Read more…