Slovenia

Sautéed Squid (Calamari) with Vegetables-inspired by Slovenian Cuisine

Sautéed Squid (Calamari) with Vegetables-inspired by Slovenian Cuisine

I’ve been back stateside for a year now, and I truly miss Slovenia and all the traveling we got to do while living there. So it’s no surprise that I couldn’t wait to get cooking when I saw this month’s…

Clean Out The Fridge Pot Pie (Recipe ReDux)

Clean Out The Fridge Pot Pie (Recipe ReDux)

Hey friends! After a fun-filled once in a lifetime experience living in Ljubljana, Slovenia, the hubby and I are back in The States and have finally been reunited with our furry little guys. Life is starting to get back to…

Simple Summer Salad

Simple Summer Salad

Hey Guys! Guess what? It’s almost summer!!! I’m beyond excited to do all the fun summery outdoorsy stuff here in Slovenia. Summer here means lots of ice cream (they have it on every corner), climbing Triglav (the highest mountain in Slovenia), and…

Avocado wrapped in Prosciutto

Avocado wrapped in Prosciutto

Have I ever told you about the prosciutto made in the Slovenian Karst region? Kraški Pršut (Karst Prosciutto) Basically just a leg of dried, cured ham, what makes this special is simplicity and climate. There are only a few key ingredients: high…

Šunka v Testu (ham baked in pastry)

Šunka v Testu (ham baked in pastry)

Today’s recipe comes from Adele, who blogs over at Adele in Slovenia. I love Adele’s blog because she writes about everything that I love too: food, the outdoors, and of course Slovenia! I’m so happy to have Adele guest posting on…

Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Ljubljana

Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Ljubljana

Christmas of 2014 was a time of new traditions in the Taste of Divine household. The hubby has been deployed over Christmas twice, but this was the first time I’ve been away from home for the holidays, and we were…

Kuhano Vino (Mulled Wine)

Kuhano Vino (Mulled Wine)

Mulled wine. Aka “kuhano vino” in Slovenia, “gluhwein” in Austria, “varené víno” in Slovakia, and “forralt bor” in Hungary. This hot drink is very popular around Europe during Christmas time. I don’t know why it isn’t more popular in the US,…

Ljubljana Marathon Race Report (Ljubljanski Maraton)

Ljubljana Marathon Race Report (Ljubljanski Maraton)

The half marathon I did in Ljubljana last Sunday was… A) The most fun race I’ve ever done. B) The most crowded race I’ve ever done. It was quite the event for such a small city like Ljubljana. In total,…

Slovenian Beef Goulash (Goveji Golaž)

Slovenian Beef Goulash (Goveji Golaž)

“Getting stationed in Ljubljana is like ‘overseas light’” (words from a wise Embassy spouse I’ve had the privilege of getting to know). And it’s true. It’s very easy to live in Ljubljana. Just check out this post I wrote about…

Virtual Tour of our Ljubljana Apartment

Virtual Tour of our Ljubljana Apartment

Home is where the heart is. Right now, my heart is in Ljubljana. If you knew me as a child, as a teen, and as a young adult, you would know that I absolutely hated moving. According to my mom,…