Slovenian Easter potica with Janja

You know Janja Štrumbelj, THE potica lady in Slovenia behind the brand Le Potica and also our potica workshop master? Well, it’s your lucky day because today she’s sharing her story of this traditional Slovenian dessert AND a recipe for a tarragon Easter potica with us. Let’s dive in this Easter holiday spirit! (And you […]

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Bife: the fresh side of Ljubljana salad

Spring in Ljubljana made another business bloom: Darja Končarevič, the #girlboss behind all Bazilika venues, opened yet another one April 1st (no joke!), this time a salad bar called simply Bife (as in, buffet in Slovene). Cashless payments, farm to table approach, collaboration with other Ljubljana restaurants and food businesses, broth soups, online orders & […]

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Happy Holidays, guys!

Dear partners and fellow foodies, the year of 2018 will remain in our memories as one of the tastiest, and that is why we would like to say thank you for your support and all the yummy bites we have shared with you. We are already making a toast to the upcoming year and we […]

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Cold weather is for hot chocolates!

Winter weather is here and there is nothing more heartwarming than strolling around Ljubljana Christmas market with your loved one, observing the famous holiday lights and having a good old hot chocolate that you have been dreaming of since last Monday. Right? We know just how frustrating it can be to search for the right […]

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Secret patios of Ljubljana

What is better than finding a refreshing secret patio during a heat wave in Ljubljana? With a delicious homemade ice tea or cordial in your hand, chilling in a boho inspired urban garden, probably not a lot of things! Allow us to introduce you our favourite magical nooks, to find your shadow as easy as […]

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Feast on Easter in Slovenia

Easter in Slovenia is not just a Catholic holiday that follows the 40-days fasting after the Carnival (remember our post about the oh-so-delicious donuts?), but also, to our great joy, a culinary gathering of the whole family with an important symbolic background. We’ve researched what Easter means in our dining habits plus talked to the […]

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Carnival 2019 alert: go nuts for donuts!

Nowadays you can have this traditional Slovenian pastry all year round, but traditionally, these succulent, so unhealthy but so so good deep fried balls would be available only around carnival time – and we swear they still taste the best in season!  And because it’s 2019, there’s many more flavours and tastes now than in […]

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Gast Expo 2018: when a foodie blends with industry trends

For the 12th year, gastronomy industry professionals met between January 31st and February 3rd 2018 at Ljubljana Convention centre for Fairs of tastes – our (very, very) little SIGEP, you can say. Even though our primary business is organising foodie tours and not, say, selling gelato or manufacturing eco-friendly drinking cups, it’s always very interesting […]

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Best traditional Slovenian vegetarian dishes

Vegetarians, rejoice! Although Slovenia is well known for its rich meat cuisine that is extending through whole country (we can’t hide our pride for Carniola sausage, Karst prosciutto, bear salami and horse burgers), we are fully aware of the importance of fasting from meat. That is why throughout history due to different circumstances we developed […]

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Cool off with these best summer beers in Slovenia

Ljubljana, 15. 6. 2017 – Summer is the time most people look forward to. Why wouldn’t they? Warm weather, vitamin sea, lemonade and ice cream, sun is out and we need to go out, and preferably with a beer in our hand! Since Slovenians are traditionally big fans of beer, it is not surprising that […]

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