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Selinka Soup

Step 1: Clean celeriac root and dice it; fry in olive oil and scald with boiling water.

Step 2: Shop celeriac leaves.

Step 3: Boil all above ingredients and add one or two spoons of flour. Cook until celeriac is soft.

Step 4: Season with chopped onion, garlic and breadcrumbs fried on butter.

 

Source: Janez Bogataj (2007): “Taste Slovenia”, National Geographic 

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Slovenian Cottage Cheese

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Wachau Apricot Dumplings

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Ingredients

  • 1 bigger celeriac root
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • piece dried pork (or sausage, prosciutto ham or pancetta)
  • 1-2 potatoes, diced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • parsley leaves
  • salt
  • 1-2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • butter, onion, garlic and breadcrumbs to season

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