Category Archives: The Vibrant Slovenian Food Scene

Slovenia Rich in “truly organic” Local and Seasonal Produce

    From April through May it’s asparagus time in Slovenia and I arrived just in time this year to catch the end of the harvest.  Many home gardens have their special patch of asparagus to supply the family.  I … Continue reading

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Cviček, the Charming Wine of Dolenjska

  Cviček is one of the most unique and charming wines in Slovenia.  The secret is in blending various reds (modra frankinja, žametna črnina – 70 per cent) with white varieties (kraljevina, laški rizling, rumeni plavec, zeleni silvanec – 30 per cent) … Continue reading

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Highlights of Taste of Slovenia May 30-June 9, 2014— You still have time to join us.

The Taste of Slovenia 2014 tour has many new food experiences this year and offers the opportunity to meet the local people who are producing real and artisanal foods.  The tour has a few places still available for interested persons. … Continue reading

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Beverages in Slovenian Language

In Slovenia people are very fond of their beverages. Coffee-  Kavo.   There are many kinds of coffee that can be ordered at  a kavarna,  the elegant coffee/pastry shops which are very popular. My favorite coffee place is located on Slovenska cesta, … Continue reading

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Happy Easter from Taste of Slovenia

 Slovenian Easter Traditions Happy Easter from Slovenia The Slovenian name for Easter is Velika noč,  which means “Great Night.”  It’s also a great holiday for eating after weeks of fasting. Slovenes are ready to tuck into the palette of foods that … Continue reading

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Automatic Raw Milk Machine- Mlekomat opens at Slovenian Target

Vsak dan sveze mleko– Fresh milk every day *The Original Story appeared on Hartkeisonline.com  by Kim Hartke with Headline: Supercenter Store Welcomes Raw Milk with Huge Fanfare. http://hartkeisonline.com/2009/12/01/supercenter-store-welcomes-raw-milk-with-huge-fanfare Can you imagine driving up to your favorite Target store, parking the car, … Continue reading

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Fresh Milk, Raw Milk, Anytime at the Mlekomat– Automatic Milk Machines in Slovenian Markets

In the Capitol, Ljubljana, a vibrant farmer’s market is operating every day of the week except Sundays. Located in the heart of the old town, green grocers, local farmers and townspeople sell their wares. What is in season, blooming, budding, … Continue reading

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