Bohinj

From Bohinj

24 May 2018

The Bohinjsko/ From Bohinj brand is a local initiative that guarantees both the geographic origin and high quality of various handicrafts, culinary and agricultural products, and food and drinks at restaurants in Bohinj. Influenced by the natural alpine surroundings and developed over centuries by the inhabitants of the area, numerous traditional dishes have originated from the kitchens of local homes and restaurants, and in recent years many have also been modernised for more contemporary palates. Local culinary specialties from Bohinj include mohant cheese, zaseka (a pork fat spread) with sausage and žganci (a polenta-like dish) made from local corn. Among the more notable typical products from the region are a smoking pipe from Gorjuše called a fajfa, hand-knitted sheep’s wool socks and wooden products inlayed with Mother of Pearl as well as other creatoins from local artisans. Bohinjsko certificated products can be purchased at numerous places, including the main info centre in the village of Ribčev Laz, the Triglav National Park Centre in Stara Fužina, and at the butchers and other local shops in the town of Bohinjska Bistrica. More information can be found on the official tourist site www.bohinj.si/bohinjsko

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