Category: Breakfast & Brunch


“Ah! But you are ours!” said a wonderful Montenegrin lady in Perast to me a few years ago when I told her I was from Macedonia. We were…

Apples in “Šlafor”

Apples in “šlafor” or “šlafrok”, or apples in “dressing gowns” (šlafor” or “šlafrok” being an adaptation of the German word, schlafrock, into the various languages across the Balkans)….


Kačamak or Bakardan, with spicy pork crackling crumb, crumbly white cheese and yoghurt. Kačamak  is the Balkan polenta, a sort of corn porridge. Imagine yourself in a cosy wooden…