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Food, eating habits and cusine of Bosnia and Herzegovina




Bosnian cuisine is influenced by Eastern and Western. Bosnian dish is tightly connected to Greek, Turkish, and other Mediterranean cuisines.

Typical soup that are served before the main course are Tarhana (eggs, wheat flour, tomato, butter, meat, tarhana, pepper and paprika), Beg's (cooked with chicken meat, parsley, carrots, celery root, okra, sour cream, rice, salt and lemon juice squeezed) and Sarajevo (prepared with butter, okra, veal, sour cream, carrots, flour parsley, onion, yolks, pepper, salt and lemon).

Common meat dishes in the country are served with fried or mashed potatoes. Some meat dishes are filovane paprika (prepared with fried peppers stuffed with grind meat and spices), jabrak (cabbage rolls stuffed with beef or pork meat and rice), banjaluka's chevap (beef, butter, tomato sauce, red onions, parsley, red pepper and carrots), Bosnian burek (butter, beef, plain flour, water, veal, onions, egg yolks, salt and pepper), hadzija's chevap (boneless veal or red meat, mushrooms, tomatoes, salt, pepper and parsley).

The most well-liked dessert in the country is ice cream. Other usual desserts include krempita (a kind of pudding that has a similar tastes with cheesecake), tufahi (walnuts, apples, sultanas, whipping cream and sugar), Zwiebeck (prepared with sherbet and zwiebeck), pispilita (melted butter, milk, corn muffin, cube cream cheese, and cottage cheese), peksimeti (made of flour, eggs, yoghurt, yeast, oil, salt and water) and pies (burek-meat, rice and nettle pie). Common drinks in the country are boza (made of yeast, water, sugar, corn flour and lemon powder), birch juice (assorted with sugar, wine, lemon or yeast), saki (prepared with rice, sugar, water and yeast), coffee, plum brandy, quince and grape brandy, pear brandy and wine.

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