Bosnia and Herzegovina

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Cooking and Food

Although Bosnia and Herzegovina reunites three major ethnical groups the preparation methods of cooking and the cuisines are mostly the same. Being a Balkan country, Bosnian cuisine are mainly dishes made out of meat particularly Beef, and Lamb. Still, traditional so-called vegetarian dishes like beans or Grah are cooked.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Bosnian Culture

Located on the Balkan Peninsula, Bosnia and Herzegovina boasts centuries of artistic culture adopted from Balkan, Asian and European influences. Despite the country’s small size, Bosnian artists, scientists and musicians have achieved worldwide acclaim, including Vladimir Prelog, who won the 1975 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and the renown filmmaker Emir Kusturica.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Christmas Tree of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Traditional Bosnia-Herzegovina Christmas Greeting: Srethi Prazhici (Happy Holidays)

Depending upon religious affiliation, some Bosnians celebrate Christmas, while others celebrate New Year’s Day.
Traditional holiday foods include pojaca and hjleb, tasty traditional breads.

Sarma (a cabbage, beef and rice dish) is also served for the holidays.