Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Shopska Salata

Shopska is a traditional Bulgarian salad , it's name originates from the word Shopi that is the name for peasants who live in the Sofia region of Bulgaria.

Shopska salad is another tasty Bulgarian dish that is quite easy to make and is also very good for you.

To make Shopska you need the following ingredients

3-4 Tomatoes, Cucumber, 4-5 peppers, an onion and 150 grams of Sirene, a brined cheese (you can only get Sirene in Bulgaria so you can change this for Feta cheese), parsley, sunflower oil, vinegar and salt.

Bake then peel the peppers, cutting them into small pieces, dice the cucumber, onion and tomatoes, mix in a bowl with salt, oil and vinegar then serve with finely chopped parsley and grated cheese on top.

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