Category Archives: Traveling to Slovenia

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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Taste of Slovenia 2014 tour announced, May 30- June 9, 2014

We are very proud to announce that our second annual premier culinary tour, Taste of Slovenia, will take place May 30 to June 9, 2014, showcasing the traditional and local cuisines of this small jewel of a country.  You may ask, … Continue reading

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The December Persimmon Make A Special Nutritional Feast

When the weather turns cold and heads for the Holiday season, orange-red persimmons are ready for the winter table.  They appear in the markets ready for sale. Persimmons originate in Asia where they remain a very popular food item for … Continue reading

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Slovenian white wines take gold medals

Slovenia has basically three main wine producing centers: Primorska, Posavje and Podravje.  On our 2013 Taste of Slovenia tour we tasted wines mainly from the Primorska Region, which includes those of the Vipava Valley, Karst, Goriska Brda and Slovenian Istria, … Continue reading

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