Žganci is amongst the best-loved traditional Slovenian dishes. Made from buckwheat and corn flour, it's a thick and hearty carb-fest similar to polenta, served with a variety of sides.
A Slovenian national specialty, this famous layered cake is packed with apples, walnuts, poppy seeds, raisins and cottage cheese. It's easily found in Ljubljana restaurants.
This smoked and cured sausage is the international flag-bearer for Slovenian cuisine. Also known as 'Carniolian sausage', it's a delicious blend of pork and bacon cooked inside a pig's intestine.
Simple and delicious, this Slovenian beef soup is a fixture of dining tables all over the country. It's made from vegetables and simmered beef bones, and often contains noodles.
These small, boiled dumplings originate from the town of Idrija. They're traditionally filled with potato and pork fat, and can be served either as an accompaniment or as a main dish unto themselves.