A farmer's recipe from the moorlands of East Frisia and Oldenburg describing how to prepare pancakes using buckwheat flour. Buckwheat was a critical plant for the region, as the soil was poor quality, and buckwheat could be grown virtually anywhere. Janhinnerk is an old euphemism for "God" that comes from the Napoleonic occupation of the region and is the name of a famous liberation song. These pancakes, though, are thin like a crepe and are traditionally served with fruit syrup or jam, especially those with currants and blueberries.
This is a salad spin on everyone's favorite Tzatziki sauce. Essentially use strained yogurt as the base, mixed pickles, garlic, and walnuts to create a cool summer salad.
Bulgarian Tarator is a classic appetizer from the country. Unlike its related counterparts in Greece and Turkey, in Bulgaria, it is typically served as a soup. This version comes from the town of Yambol and is served without walnuts and uses dill as a flavor.
Bulgarian Tarator is a classic appetizer from the country. Unlike its related counterparts in Greece and Turkey, in Bulgaria it is typically served as a soup. This recipe comes from Northern Bulgaria.
The Silesians (both prewar and today) prefer their potato salads loaded to the brim with ingredients. This recipe features a mayonnaise dressing, carrots, apples, eggs, pickles, onions, and peas. Calling it a potato salad stretches the imagination somewhat.