Savory Dishes


Experience the authentic taste of Bosnia and Herzegovina with traditional dish, Topa. Made with butter and homemade sour cream (optionally eggs, smoked cheese, Vlašić cheese, and various other cheese varieties can be incorporated), Topa is a must-try delicacy. Served warm, it’s a staple during Ramadan iftars, often debated whether to enjoy before or after the customary Begova čorba. Explore Bosnian culture through Topa, accompanied by hot somun bread for dipping.

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Trout | Pastrmka

Trout is considered the unrivaled queen of fish, with its phenomenal taste appealing even to non-fish lovers. Found in fast-flowing mountain rivers and streams with clear, oxygen-rich water, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s abundance of untouched nature and beautiful natural wealth make it a must-visit destination for indulging in the delectable grilled trout dishes served in many

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Hadžijski ćevap

Hadžijski ćevap, named after the pilgrims going on the Hajj, is a dish traditionally prepared for its convenience during travel. It is made with a combination of chicken and veal, along with peppers, tomatoes, onions, mushrooms, and dill, all lightly sautéed, simmered in a flavorful broth, and optionally grilled to perfection. Enjoy this flavorful and

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Tarhana is a unique Bosnian dish consisting of dried, grated dough mixed with flour, salt, and eggs. This mixture is then cooked in a flavorful broth with a variety of vegetables and meat. With its roots traced back to the Turkish influence in the region, tarhana is a comforting and hearty soup known for its

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Buranija is a delicious Bosnian stew that showcases the freshness of green beans and the richness of tender veal. This flavorful dish is seasoned with a blend of spices including salt, paprika, pepper, and bay leaves, and can be enhanced with onions, garlic, carrots, or potatoes. Traditionally simmered for hours to allow the flavors to

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Bosnian Pot | Bosanski lonac

Bosanski lonac, also known as Bosnian pot, is a time-honored stew that showcases large, tender chunks of meat and an array of vegetables simmered in a clay pot for hours. The dish traditionally features lamb, veal, beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, and tomatoes, slowly cooked to allow their natural flavors to meld together. Originating from coal

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Kalja, a rustic dish with roots in Bosnia and enjoyed in various forms across Serbia and Croatia’s Lika region, is a hearty delight. Originally crafted using lamb or sheep meat and cabbage or other seasonal vegetables, modern versions now feature veal or lamb alongside potatoes, cabbage, onions, carrots, garlic, and tomatoes. Simmered to perfection, the

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Popara, the beloved Balkan bread mash, is a versatile dish cherished across the region. It offers a clever solution to repurpose leftover bread into a satisfying family meal. The key components are diced or torn bread and a liquid such as milk, water, or tea, blended together into a soft mass. Enhancements like butter, vegetable

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Kvrguša, a cherished Bosnian specialty, showcases a delightful interplay of dough and tender chicken. While it has strong associations with Bosanska Krajina and Kozarac, it is enjoyed throughout the country. The dough, crafted from flour, eggs, and milk, resembles the beloved kljukuša. After pouring the mixture into round pans, raw or pre-fried chicken cuts are

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