Bulgarian dishes are wholesome, simple to prepare and rely on fresh ingredients. The cooking in this part of the world is incredibly diverse, with some great original culinary treats that you can recreate. Bulgarian cuisine is typical of the food of Eastern Europe, with lots of hearty dishes, soups and salads, with grilled meats a real star.
You might not be able to travel there right now, but we wanted to highlight some of the best recipes from the region. These recipes come from the very best food bloggers in the world, so make sure to bookmark their sites.
Bulgarian dishes are ideal for sharing so invite a few friends or family over before you start cooking. Time to get the apron on and pop into the kitchen!
The Best Bulgarian Dishes
A super simple recipe that is ideal to cook up at the weekends or for brunch. Best served with lots of bread for dunking into the delicious sauce.
Recipe created by Boryana.
It is created n different shapes, colours and tastes and is part of the traditional Bulgarian pastry breakfast. It can come stuffed with many different flavours of your choosing.
Recipe created by Katrin.
Shopska salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and feta is a fresh and delightful Bulgarian salad. Ideal to serve with grilled chicken or meats.
Recipe created by Adina.
A simple stew that is slowly cooked with red wine and pearl onions and which is ideally served with mashed potatoes. Utterly wholesome with meat that falls off the bone.
Recipe created by Love.
An ideal and simple snack to cook up and serve as an appetiser or as part of a main course. The recipe is simple and the resulting meatballs super succulent.
Recipe created by Culinary With Me.
A classic and simple vanilla slice dessert that is wonderfully light but also which always feels like a serious treat. You will love every single mouthful.
Recipe created by Angel.
Mish Mash is a version of scrambled eggs with peppers and cheese that is typical of a Bulgarian culinary tradition and is served in pretty much every restaurant. It’s a vegetarian and gluten-free recipe perfect for a healthy meal.
Recipe created by Claudia.
Spending time in the country? Check out The 7 Best Burgers In Bulgaria.