Mulgi Puder (Estonian Potatoes & Barley) – Estonia

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Estonia is located in Northern Europe just across from Finland. I mention this because their foods are both quite hearty and similar. This is also fairly reminiscent Kasha Varnishka, a classic Jewish dish of kasha and bow tie noodles, but moister. As usual, I searched YouTube for authentic videos. Interestingly, this was only the second […]

Bosnia chicken and peppers

Chicken Bosnian Style, Kljukusa (Potato kuggle), Tufahije (Poached apples stuffed with a ground walnut mixture) – Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Working our way through the B’s. Today was Bosnia and Herzegovina on the Balken Peninsula. Much of the food was heavy and in phylo or with red meat (which my husband does not eat – so it makes it more challenging to find recipes sometimes…like in this case). I settled on a Kljukusa, which is […]

Bulgaria lentil stew and eggplant appetizer

Bulgarian Lentil Stew, Kyopoolu (Roasted Eggplant & Peppers) – Bulgaria

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So excited to move on to the C’s with our cooking adventure that we almost accidently skipped our last B – BULGARIA. Thank goodness we didn’t skip it, because it was one of Scott’s favorite meals so far. We had an eggplant dish called KYOPOOLU. It consists of roasted eggplant and pepper combined with tomato […]