Tag Archives: Bosnian food

Dining in the Bosnian Diaspora

A couple of months ago, a news item from the St. Louis Bosnian community caught my eye. It said that three siblings from St. Louis’s Grbić family had appeared on the Food Network’s contest show “Guy’s Grocery Games” and won. … Continue reading

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Bosnia: My Food Paradise

Today, pictures of some of my favorite Bosnian food. Some of these photographs are more, um, flattering than others. First, c(h)evapi, the classic beef sausage with onion, fresh cream (kajmak), and fabulous fresh bread (real Bosnians don’t put their cream … Continue reading

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Culinary Play: “Balkan Fusion”

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Alex and I took our first real shot at Balkan cuisine tonight, serving 12 adults and a few kids. Our plan was simple: an appetizer of bread and ajvar, a fresh šopska salad with feta, and a main course of … Continue reading

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The Way to a Man’s Heart

My infinitely loving and compassionate partner, Alex, knows that when I come home from Bosnia-Herzegovina, I go through a withdrawal that verges on exile. Where’s the Turkish coffee, the Sarajevsko beer, the cevapi, the burek, the corner bakery, the fresh … Continue reading

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Balkan Mercies

This week my travels led me to Charlottesville, Virginia’s new Balkan Bistro & Bar. Charlottesville used to be home. It’s where my wife and I met, fell in love, and married. We have been away for nearly ten years, though, … Continue reading

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