Tastes of Bela krajina
»The Tastes of Bela krajina« comprise of ten traditional dishes of Bela krajina that will soon be available at select restaurants: “belokranjska pogača”(a leavened flatbread sprinkled with caraway and coarse salt), “belokranjska povitica” (rolled filo pastry with curd cheese and clotted cream filling), “belokranjsko cvrtje” (mince and bread patties), “belokranjski nadev” (bread, eggs, and ham stuffing in a casing) also known as“semiško fulanje” with horseradish, buckwheat “potica” with raisins, “belokranjska šara”(a vegetable and bacon stew), cereal sausage (made with millet groats and pork), mutton and cabbage stew, “belokranjski žlinkrofi” (pasta dough dumplings filled with bread and beef lung filling), and – an absolute must – the spit-roasted suckling pig or lamb.
The signature dishes of Bela krajina, once prepared for bigger holidays and festivities, can now be found and tasted at local restaurants and tourist farms. Some still prepare the tasty dishes according to their grandmothers’ recipes. To taste the best locally produced and seasonally fresh ingredients of Bela krajina, the project “Okusi Bele krajine” (The Tastes of Bela krajina) brings the best out of local cuisine. As part of the “Vikendi okusov” you can find the Taste of the culinary delights of Bela Krajina in the following restaurants: Guesthouse Kapušin, Müller Inn, Guesthouse Veselič, Hotel Bela Krajina and Camp Bela krajina.