Pita is a savory pastry that is popular in Bosnia and Herzegovina and throughout the Balkans. It is made with phyllo dough that is filled with a variety of ingredients such as spinach and cheese (zeljanica), potato (krompiruša), ground beef (burek), or cottage cheese (sirnica). The phyllo dough is typically rolled out very thin and then layered with the filling before being baked in the oven. Pita can be served hot or cold and is a common breakfast, snack, or party food in Bosnia and Herzegovina.


There are many places in Bosnia and Herzegovina that are famous for their pita. Here are some of the most popular places to try:

Buregdžinica Sač | Sarajevo

Keep in mind that there are many other great places to try pita throughout the country, and it’s worth asking locals for their recommendations as well!

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