Category Archives: Food & Drink

It’s a problem free filo-sophy

Ok, I realise that this blog is starting to look like some kind of shrine to pastries, but please allow me just one more post about banitsas? It’s just that I made my parents one tonight and then remembered that … Continue reading

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Vesela koleda!

Happy Christmas or Весела Коледа to you all! I wasn’t in Bulgaria for Christmas but I am told that traditionally Bulgarians celebrate Christmas by: – Doing a ‘fast’ or пости for 40 days before Christmas, during which a vegan diet … Continue reading

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Eats a banitsa

When I lived in Sofia in the summer, I made the most of all the delicious fresh produce that’s on offer here in Bulgaria. I’m ashamed to say that since my return here, my diet has been about 60% made up … Continue reading

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1000km later, she was… fatter.

I worked out yesterday that I’d cycled over 1000km in the past 8 weeks. For most people this would result in weight loss. Not me! I have been too keen on eating the delicious Bulgarian food, which – contrary to … Continue reading

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Breakfast in Bulgaria

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A cultured people

Avid readers of this blog (Hi mum and dad!) will remember that a few weeks ago I mentioned that the Bulgarians’ love for yoghurt is so great that it required a blog post of its own. I don’t know much … Continue reading

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Guest post: In praise of the Bambalis

Hello everyone, I am Zoe’s flatmate Agne and I am going to tell you about BAMBALIS. What’s that? If you have ever been to Eastern Europe, you have probably seen massive plastic bottles full of beer being sold in local … Continue reading

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