Macedonian cuisine is unique in its mixture of different cultures. It is based on a Balkan diet (predominantly using meat and vegetables), but with a Mediterranean and slight oriental influence. Below you can find some of the traditional specialties from Macedonia that will tickle anyone’s taste buds.
Tavce gravce (literally meaning beans cooked in a skillet) is a thick and chunky bean stew that is cooked in the traditional Macedonian earthenware. Tavce gravce has a variety of different spices and vegetables that enhance its flavour, including fresh Macedonian paprika.
A delicious and savoury puff pastry that will fulfill your love/hate relationship with carbs. Some typical fillings for burek include feta cheese, spinach, minced meat and/or potatoes.
Pastrmajlija is an oval shaped fried dough pie. Pastrmajlija is usually topped with salted, cubed meat.