This is a portion of this Momondo encounter series, in which Momondo challenged me in Bosnia and Herzegovina to a experience. I believed it would be the perfect place since Sarajevo is the capital and biggest city in the country.
Sarajevo has from, so that I started my gastronomic tour as anyone having a caffeine dependence does — with conventional coffee.
See our episode about What to See and Eat in Sarajevo
Bosnian coffee is strong, but is not bitter. It is always served with a glass of water and sugar cubes. As much as you might be tempted to, do not gulp it. Bosnian coffee should be enjoyed. Stir the foam at the top and fall from the sugar cube, then stir a little more.
We picked Miris Dunja near the Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque from the Bascarsija to take advantage of the weather and do some people watching before starting daily.
After sightseeing around the old town (Stari Grad) for some time more, we worked with an appetite for its go-to quick food of the country, pies! The most usual of them is Börek (conspicuous boo-reck), that is essentially fried, flaky heaven made of layers of crispy delicate phyllo dough and stuffed with cheese, meat, spinach, potato, or a mixture of them. To be a real Bosnian pie, it has to be baked in a sac (big metal pan) and hung up in a coal-burning oven.
Eat your pie with a yogurt drink, if you wish to be conventional. The yogurt quench your thirst better than plain water, and that you will love after a heavy meal like pie and will coat your stomach. Buregdzinica Sac in Stari Grad is prepares, inexpensive and clean the pops the conventional way. My favourite is that the meat and meat pie, together with cheese Börek coming from strong.
No trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina is complete without looking for the unofficial national dish,? Evap?i?i (conspicuous che-vap-chee-chee). All these grilled minced meatballs are the undisputed kings of foods that are quick that are Bosnian. You’ll find them throughout the Balkans.
Almost anywhere you walk in Sarajevo between the hours of 1 and 10 PM , and household and Each restaurant has its very own secret recipe for making them, you’ll grab the intoxicating smell of? . We got a clear consensus from locals that the very ideal? Evap?i?i is at restaurant Ferhatovi? From the Bascarsija quarter. Plus they were spot on! The meatballs were amazing, especially with a sterile chopska salad.
? Evap?i?i is served with chopped raw onions and Somun bread, which may appear to be a pita at first glance, but is really the work of master bakers and is quite a laborious procedure. Once you taste it, you will see why it’s so great — the perfect blend of crustiness, chewiness, and softness which goes perfectly with tender juicy? evap?i?i. We had the pleasure of seeing Somun bread is created in the Alifakovac household bakery in Sarajevo.
Without experiencing its dining scene, nobody needs to leave Sarajevo. ? Evap?i?i and pops are fantastic, but it is better to change gears towards a more refined meal. We wanted to sample Bosnian fusion food and Herzegovina wines in a contemporary, relaxing setting, and we all ended up in the best restaurant in the Sarajevo, 4 Sobe Gospode Safije (“The 4 Rooms of Mrs. Sofia”).
The restaurant’s name Adheres to the Romance between Safije a girl, an Count, along with Johan .
The restaurant is located just a 5-minute taxi ride from town centre.
A warm ambiance plus gorgeous antique furnishings functioned to the meal we had there. Risottos, salads, seafood, and pastas’ menu has been a nice change in the rapid casual eateries of this Stari Grad. Following a gratifying tasting menu of chocolate soufflé, mushroom risotto, tuna steak, lamb stew, and beef carpaccio, we understood dynamic gastronomy truly is.
We expect that you take part in the game of ingestion, and you one day find yourself in Sarajevo! Herzegovina and bosnia has no lack of wines, produce, herbs, as well as fresh meats. There’s literally something grilling, frying, roasting, and baking. Sarajevo provides food in its best!
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Special thanks to Momondo and BH Tourism.