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A Foodie's Guide to Skopje
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A Foodie's Guide to Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia (B)

Sarma is a Balkan specialty food, usually cooked during holidays; and there are plenty of holidays in January! We, Macedonians, are Orthodox Christians and celebrate Christmas on 7th January. We also have plenty of other religious holidays during this month, when the family gathers together for a meal. Sarma is one of the top 3 dishes served. Many families have cabbage in barrels for the cold winters, and sarma is made of cabbage rolls, with minced meat, paprika, onion, and chopped veggies. Sounds delicious? It is. Where to find it: Look for Macedonian traditional restaurants like "Makedonska kukja" (Macedonian house).

Ruska Salata is one of the most popular meals on the Balkans (although it originates from Russia, called Olivye salad there). It is a mix of chicken or grouse, potatoes, cucumber, lettuce, aspic, capers, olives, and mayonnaise. If you ask anyone here born in the 70s or 80s, Ruska Salata is probably their favorite dish. It reminds them of the family holidays and the days where everyone got together for a meal with relatives. Where to find it: Pretty much every restaurant has it, as long as they have fresh ingredients. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Foodie's Guide to Skopje
Guide Location: Macedonia » Skopje
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Gpsmycity Writer
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.gpsmycity.com/articles/195-top-12-balkan-foods-to-try-in-skopje.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Makedonska kukja
  • Silbo
  • Debar maalo
  • Passion
  • Vero
  • Ramstore
  • The Old Town

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