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The Georgiadi House in Plovdiv You can find places with dishes of Bulgarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Serbian and other cuisines of neighboring countries in Plovdiv. Many migrants live here. They are ready to introduce you to their culinary traditions. So you will not stay hungry for sure. Although it is worth noting that the Bulgarian cuisine will appeal to many tourists largely due to the amazing variety of dishes. Local chefs use a variety of seasonings. You can taste a variety of meat, legumes, and vegetables in Plovdiv. Vegetable dishes are the most popular. They are often stuffed, such as the well-known Bulgarian pepper.
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Vegetables are served as a separate dish, as well as in combination with fish, flour products and meat. An interesting fact is that slightly sour thickened milk, similar to curdled milk, is often added to desserts, salads, cold appetizers, and even first dishes. It is believed that such milk prolongs life, as well as yogurt which is favorite in Plovdiv. It is most often a component of soups. Cheeses are very popular among the locals. Some, like Sirene or soft cheese, is usually served with bread and green pepper as a national dish. It is worth tasting also yellow hard Kashkaval. It along with the cheese used for the filling baniza - pies of flaky.
Note that you will have to wait quite a long time after ordering many dishes in small restaurants. The reason is not in the sluggishness of chefs but in the peculiarities of the culture of cooking. The vast majority of soups and main dishes are cooked over low heat. Most often it takes an hour or more. Meat is not only stewed but often fried on Skara – a special grille. There are many meat dishes in Plovdiv. It can be an assortment of several types of cutlets and kebabs called meshana Skara, kebabcheta – a local version of Lula kebab, small local shishcheta kebabs, and sausages like lukaniki. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The entrails are often stewed or fried here. You can also try the cured meat called pastirma. The meat is often stewed with vegetables or baked in special clay pots called Gyuvecheta. It is worth tasting the meat gyuvech with tomato, garlic, and potatoes, cooked in a pot, as well as meat with onions, sweet peppers and red wine called kavarma. Kapama of several types of meat with sauerkraut or fresh cabbage is very tasty. Moussaka, which came to the local cuisine several centuries ago, is also cooked in Plovdiv. This casserole with potatoes, eggplant, chopped meat, and cheese.
It is worth trying meat with mushrooms in a frying pan Sach, stuffed cabbage Sarmi, plneni chushki – this is the most famous stuffed with meat pepper. Note that the portions will be rather big in Mehana, a traditional restaurant. Be sure to taste a Shopska salad of cucumbers, tomatoes, baked sweet peppers, onions, fresh parsley and cheese with olive oil and apple cider vinegar. It tastes like Greek or rustic salad. Snezhanka of yogurt, cucumber, and garlic is interesting. It will appeal to fans of tzatzika.
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Fans of first dishes will feel comfortable in Plovdiv. Chicken, fish, dairy, meat, and green soups are served here. It is worth tasting the Tarator soup of cucumbers, chopped walnuts, and garlic, fresh dill, which are filled with sour milk. Traditionally, the Tarator is cooked in the summer. Bean chorba soup with beans and vegetables is delicious. Meatballs or fried sausages can be added to it. It is necessary to be careful if you see Luta Chushka in its composition. This is a very hot pepper. Shkembe chorba from fried in oil veal tripe with spicy garlic sauce is cooked on holidays.
Plovdiv Sunset Be sure to try Banitsa. This is a layer cake or often a roll of incredibly thin traditional dough. The filling is placed between the layers. The most standard version of Banitsa is with cheese. It is eaten for breakfast with milk or ayran. But this cake is often ordered for dessert with fillings of fruit, honey or nuts. Leaves with New Year’s wishes are placed in the Banitsa for the New Year. They are called "Kismet". An interesting fact is that the dishes with sauerkraut are invariably present on the New Year table.
Any travelers can easily find a place to suit their taste in Plovdiv. Numerous hotels of the city belong to different categories, but the majority of them offer quality service and nice … Open
Oriental sweets like halva, baklava, and Turkish delight are popular in Plovdiv. European cakes and pastries are also prepared here. Peach Melba ice cream with fresh fruit, whipped cream with nuts and syrup is very tasty. All this can be washed down with coffee. The most popular option is Turkish coffee, but you can find espresso and cappuccino. It is worth trying quality local wines. Pay attention to the fruit vodka Rakia in Plovdiv. Note that home Rakia is much stronger than the usual forty degrees. Rakia is made from plums, grapes or cherries. Local liqueurs are also delicious.
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