Banitsa is a traditional pastry prepared by layering a mixture of whisked eggs with Bulgarian white cheese (sirene), pumpkin, rice, spinach, or leeks, and then baking it in an oven. For snacks and breakfast, it is accompanied by plain yogurt, ayran or boza.

Kiselo mlyako (Bulgarian yogurt)

The Bulgarian yogurt (kiselo mlyako) is known all over the world for the qualities of its taste. It is part of the Bulgarians’ daily menu and it is always present on the table. The Bulgarian yogurt is produced through the bacterial fermentation of milk, using a live culture of Lactobacillus bulgaricus.

Shkembe chorba (Tripe soup)

The shkembe chorba takes as its basis the thick lining of the cleaned stomach of cattle, prepared with milk and seasoned with vinegar, garlic and hot peppers. Among others, it is also considered as a great hangover remedy.