8 Dangerous Combinations of Shots and Beer

Any experienced drinker can tell you that few things get you plowed like a combination of beer and shots. As soon as hard liquor and the ‘juice of the barley’ are mixed in the stomach you can be sure of 2 things: you should be prepared to experience any kind of drunkness and you better…

Historian concludes: “While they drink rakia, the Bulgarians are invincible”

An interesting archaeological find in Bulgaria this week gave new life to the discussion when the art of distilling became a thing in Europe. This part of an 11th century distillation vessel is the third piece of hard evidence from Bulgaria that it’s national drink rakia was around a few hundred years before the Western Europeans started distilling, which is believed…

A Bulgarian birthday cake

Now this is what we call a proper birthday cake. Our Bulgarian friend Jimi received it for his 31st birthday. The ingredients for this ‘traditional’ Bulgarian birthday cake: 10 bottles of the national drink rakia. Even the clumsiest people in the kitchen will have no problems ‘baking’ such a masterpiece and the birthday boy or…

Pače, the easy hangover cure from Bosnia

We already gave you some tips and tricks to get rid of your hangover. But every country has its own traditional dishes to make the process go faster. We like to give you a taste of the international anti-hangover cuisine. This time we have a dish from Bosnia and Herzegovina called pače. It’s quite an easy soup,…