Besides the cultural and historical landmarks of Bosnia and Herzegovina, visitors will very likely love the Bosnian cuisine featuring lots of influences left of the rule of the Ottoman Empire.
Meze provides a special joy and pleasure to visitors to Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is actually the slow enjoyment in food and drink consumption, along with conversation, that is truly the art of life. It often lasts the whole day, in tasting of smoked meat, sausages, cheese, pickled vegetables, homemade bread and other specialties. You should not go through or go out of Bosnia, and not to try delicious ćevapi or tempting “Bosnian pitas” or the chopped burek under the iron pan in any number of bakeries. People like eating meat in Bosnia and Herzegovina as well. Most of the meat is fresh and comes from mountains, so visitors immediately taste the difference. Here are specialties of the Bosnian cuisine not to be missed: Sogan Dolma (fried onions stuffed with minced meat), Ćimbur sa suvim mesom (slightly baked mixture of minced meat and spices), Aščikadumine sarmice (pancakes filled with chicken meat and cheese and kaymak), Begova čorba (the most popular soup made of veal and vegetables), Bosanski lonac (famous meat stew cooked over an open fire), jagnjetina (roasted lamb), sudžuk (smoked beef or sausages similar to pepperoni), pilaf (rice cooked with onions and meat), bamija (okra with veal), baklava, tulumba, tufahija (traditional sweets flaky pastry with a filling of nuts, drenched in sugar syrup or honey). The best local wines come from Herzegovina where the climate is suitable for growing grapes. Plum brandy – šljivovica or apple rakija are produced in Bosnia and renowned for their taste and quality.
So don’t hesitate, join us on this tasty food tour and bring a few extra kilos with you back home as souvenir.