Food, eating habits and cusine of Slovakia
Though it differs from one region to another, Slovakian diet traditionally consists of pork, poultry, milk, cheese, potato and cabbage. There are many local delicacies that will surely be a treat to your taste buds. One of the most famous dishes in Slovakia is bryndzovÃ© haluÅ¡ky, a potato dish topped with fried bacons. It can be enjoyed in most local restaurants in Slovakia. BryndzovÃ© haluÅ¡ky means sushi in Japanese and pizza in Italian. Restaurants do use rice although it is not grown in Slovakia and is imported from another country.
Breakfast usually consist of various kinds of bread with butter, cheese, ham or sausage, and even jam and honey. Lunch is served between 11 am to 12 noon. The main meal can either be meat or poultry, pasta, and is usually served with soup like Goulash which is made of beef, potatoes, paprika and marjoram.
Beer is very popular with both old and young Slovakian. There are different types of beers coming from the different region in Slovak. Wine is also being consumed by many and the most well-known is the Tokaj wine from the Tokaj region. For those who prefers non-alcoholic beverage, they have vinea which basically a grapes juice, all-natural with no synthetic or artificial flavoring. Slovakian people also love coffee. They go out for coffee as much as they go out to have a beer.
Slovakian diet is surely a very interesting treat. It does not matter where you come from, you will find a meal that will be a reminder of home and is truly satisfying.