Bosnian Cuisine

Published:11.12.2015 - 00:14
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Bosnian cuisine is balanced fusion of Eastern and Western influences, and the food is closely related to Turkish, Middle Eastern and other Mediterranean cuisines. Also, the influence of European cuisines is strongly felt as well.

Bosnian dishes are definitely unique and in this gallery you can see some famous and tasty dishes prepared with meat.

Ćevapi – Bosnian kebabs: small grilled meat sausages made of lamb and beef mix; served with onions, sour cream, ajvar and Bosnian pita bread (somun)

Pljeskavica - a patty dish

Begova Čorba (Bey's Stew) – a popular Bosnian soup (čorba) made of meat and vegetables

Filovane paprike or punjena paprika – fried bell peppers stuffed with minced meat

Sogan-dolma – onions stuffed with minced meat

Popara – bread soaked in boiling milk or water and spread with kajmak

Ćufte – meatballs

Burek – a meat-filled flaky pastry, traditionally rolled in a spiral and cut into sections for serving. The same dish filled with cottage cheese is called sirnica, one with spinach and cheese zeljanica, and one with potatoes krompiruša. All these varieties are generically referred to as pita (Bosnian for "pie").

Sarma – meat and rice rolled in pickled cabbage leaves

Grah – a traditional bean stew with meat

Japrak – grape leaves stuffed with meat and rice

Musaka – a baked dish made of layers of potatoes (or cabbage or egg plant)and minced beef

Bosanski Lonac – Bosnian meat stew cooked over an open fire

Tarhana - typical Bosnian soup with homemade pasta