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Baklava

Baklava

Baklava is everyone’s favorite traditional Bulgarian dessert. Many would argue that baklava is a Turkish or Greek dessert, and they might be right, however the Bulgarian recipe for baklava is probably the best of them all. Made with filo dough sheets, walnuts, and as syrupy as possible, our baklava is to die for. Get some and try for […]

Tahan Halva

Tahan Halva

Tahan halva (tahini halva) is another Bulgarian twist on a not so Bulgarian dessert. Goes great with butter on a slice of bread, or on its own. Comes in several varieties — classic, marble, with pistachios, with cacao etc.

laura

Hi Ivo We live in South Africa which has a mixed population of immigrants from most countries in the world. My parents were from Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean area and we ate much healthier than the average South African who bases their diet on meat and starch with a little vegetables on the side. […]

Assenovgrad Mavrud

Assenovgrad Mavrud

Mavrud is a grape from the Bulgarian region of Thrace. It is among the oldest and most superior red wine grapes of Bulgaria and is the one of the highest significance when it comes to the winemaking culture of the country. The Assenovgrad Mavrud wine is an exceptional wine with a characteristic ruby red color, […]

Lokoum

Lokoum

Lokoum is another favorite dessert in Bulgaria. Commonly known as Turkish delight, lokoum (or lokum), is a Turkish sweet that has been largely adopted and reinvented by Bulgarians, who have put many spins on its flavors – original, rose, walnuts, honey, pistachios, multi-flower, etc. It is now one of the favorite sweets in Bulgaria. Definitely worth a try!

Tolumba

Tolumba

Tolumba (tulumba or touloumba) is another classic Bulgarian sweet dessert. It is a yummy creation made of fried dough dipped in sweet syrup. Think about it as syrupy churros. It is a favorite goodie for everyone in the family — little and big.