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Bill Murray in Ljubljana: A Break From Autograph Hunters And Vodka in Streams

“Drink. Even though it’s water,” was his resolute response, when I asked him for a third time about Wes Andersen, and what he whispered to Scarlett Johansson in Lost in Translation. Bill Murray made it very clear that his visit to our side of the Alps was not connected to his work – although he did come to Slovenia because ...

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Hiša Franko For The First Time Among The Best 100 Restaurants In The World!

When the World’s 50 Best Restaurants academy chose Ana Roš, in January, for the best female chef in the world, one could already anticipate that Hiša Franko would make it on the list of best restaurants in the world. The expectations were confirmed today, a good week before the announcement of this year’s best restaurants in the world in Melbourne. ...

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Ana Roš Crowned Best Female Chef In The World!

It was a sheer coincidence that Slovenians ended up with two first ladies within the same week – Ana Roš has officially been named the world’s best female chef, succeeding Dominique Crenn from the Atelier Crenn in San Francisco. The achievement is extraordinary and firmly places Slovenia on the gastronomic map of the world. It also reinforces Roš’s position on ...

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Slovenian Museum and Archives Exhibit – Slovenian Pop Drink for All Ages

  Slovenian Museum and Archives in Cleveland recently hosted many exhibits about Slovenian history, culture and other related themes. Most recently, the museum presented the exhibit about Cockta, which was kindly provided and translated by the Slovene Ethnographic Museum. Presenter, Luka Zibelnik, went through the history of the most well-known Slovenian soda drink and counterpart to Coca-Cola. Visitors were able ...

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Slovenia Should Become Wine Shopping Destination, Winemakers Say

Slovenia, which prides itself on producing high-quality boutique wines, requires a common approach to advertising its wines worldwide, believe winemakers, who want the country to become a wine-shopping destination. Slovenian wines are recognised as high-quality and the country should use this to help build its recognition, Dušan Brejc, the head of Vinska družba, an organisation connecting leading winemakers, has told ...

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Revised Edition Of Cookbook ‘From Hearts and Hands’

In 2012, Dr. Elizabeth Tomažič released the “From hearts and hands” cookbook, which has favorite recipes from Australian Slovenian cooks, predominantly in Victoria. Currently, she is preparing a revised edition and in this interview tells us more about what changes there are and where you can get a copy. http://media.sbs.com.au/audio/slovenian_161014_570323.mp3   From Hearts and Hands Preview PDF File The book ...

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Why Has No One Heard Of Ana Roš?

The Slovenian chef, who’s spent 16 years revolutionizing her country’s food, is about to star in Netflix’s Chef’s Table. Will the world finally pay attention? Photographed in front of a suspiciously still lake on an overcast day, Slovenian chef Ana Roš stands midsection-up wearing nothing but a wire necklace of nine smoked fish skewered through their heads, their bodies fanned ...

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Organic Farming Spreads in Slovenia

Different types of landscapes, a large number of mountain farms and many fertile areas provide excellent opportunities for the development of organic farming in Slovenia. As a consequence, the number of organic farms and growers and processors of organic food in Slovenia increases from year to year. Given growing consumer demand for organic products and foods, and the increasing volume ...

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The Longest Cheese Strudel in Slovenia (160 m/525 foot, 800 kg/1764 lbs)

Stritar Street in Ljubljana has again offered record sweet goodness – after the longest baklava, on Saturday passers-by could taste a piece of cheese strudel that measured 160 meters (525 foot) in length. The longest cheese strudel ever baked in Slovenia was produced by Žito Group at the request of Lions Club Ljubljana charity organization. It measured 160 meters (525 foot) ...

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The Windswept Karst Gives Slovenian Prosciutto Its Taste

Slovenia’s Karst prosciutto (kraški pršut) is not nearly as famous as its Italian counterpart, but it is just as highly prized by gourmets and is increasingly being promoted as one of the country’s culinary treasures. It is the environment of southwestern Slovenia that gives the ham its unique flavor. The rugged Karst plateau serves as the boundary between the climates ...

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