Cooking and Dining the Slovene Way
On the other hand, I am sure that some of you will want to try and practise the Slovenian cuisine in your own home and maybe even share it with your friends and relatives. For this purpose all the recipes and cooking advice can also be found online from comfort of your home. Bon appetit! Cream of the crop Kulinarika.net with its "messy" design, perfectly reflecting messy cooking, which of course is the only proper way to cook, is delightfully and deliciously resourceful as well as easy to navigate. The site got various web awards for excellence and resourcefulness. As you will notice, the recipes are only part of Kulinarika's treasure. Travellers will find the dining out section most useful, as it covers everything from restaurants, inns, pizza parlours, vegetarian restaurants, sea food, fast food, sweet shops to foreign cookery, pubs and delivery service. Food and Drink As this special sub page of Slovene web page directory Matkurja devoted to Slovene food and wine (www.matkurja.com/eng/country-info/food-drinks/) puts it: "Slovene food is a feast for the gourmet. Many restaurants offer a wide range of traditional national dishes, as well as international dishes like pizza, pasta and oriental dishes." But this is a site for many traditional Slovene recipes, so you can try all the food at home. As gourmets would say " good wine goes with good food ", rich and old Slovene vintage wine tradition was not forgotten. The other part of the site is devoted to the wines, which benefit from Slovene geographical position with climatic influences of the north and the south. Olympic food Slovene Gostilna, a House of Hospitality and Good Food (www.uvi.si/sydney2000/eng/slovenian-gostilna/) is a website put up for Olympic Games in Sydney 2000, when the Slovene Tourist Board decided to promote its country in very unique way. You will learn what was happening there, a bit about Slovene cuisine and read about selected recipes as well as winegrowing regions. Slovene roots Home Cooked Slovenian Food (http://www.dangel.net/SloveniaSection/SlovenianHomeCookedFood.html) is an interesting view of Slovene food and cooking from a different perspective. Read about James R. Dangel, an American with Slovene roots, and how he experienced and is still exploring his long lost heritage through his relatives, different cooking and living situations.