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Bitter-sweet “čimulice” (chee-moo-lee-tse)

Bitter-sweet “čimulice” (chee-moo-lee-tse)

Are you wondering what is hiding behind the meaning of “čimula”, a mysterious word whose pronunciation makes our ears tingle with curiosity? Čima, čim ...
Lamb, twice

Lamb, twice

At the beginning of last month, I moved to Vrhovci with my family. We arranged our new home, next to the creek of Mali graben and slowly started to ex ...
The Trenta Valley and the Bovec Pockets Dessert

The Trenta Valley and the Bovec Pockets Dessert

Our family spent this year’s winter holidays in the Trenta valley. The weather was, typical for the Julian Alps region, unpredictable and fickle. The ...
Aunt beetroot and uncle borscht

Aunt beetroot and uncle borscht

“ These iron curtains of the old wench are pulling beetroots” is a known text phrase of our Slovene punk band Pankrti, which sang it in the beginning ...
Hiking boots and a happy 2018

Hiking boots and a happy 2018

I bought myself new hiking boots. I will hike and travel in them to mountains and over hills and greet unknown people with an honest and cheerful »goo ...
P for persimmon

P for persimmon

In autumn, when nature turns its visual pallet into all kinds of earthy colors and the wind blows away the leaves on almost every tree, we suddenly lo ...
Šugo

Šugo

In our family, this is what we call homemade tomato paste. The name is familar to me, because the etymological ear clearly places the sauce in the wor ...
Hot cucumber soup

Hot cucumber soup

I have to share this recipe with you, because this soup is absolutely delicious, the preparation and cooking time is really short and it’s easy to mak ...
Repa tropinka

Repa tropinka

  We all know the Russian story about the giant turnip, which grandma and grandpa were able to put out of the ground only with the help of her ...
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