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Zimnica 2023 - Winter Food

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Zimnica 2023 - Winter Food

Welcome, to a replay edition of the podcast, where we're taking a trip down memory lane to 3 years ago, when Tamara and I sat down to discuss a cherished tradition here in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Zimnica (or winter food).

You can Download Tamara's Recipe HERE

Preserving Tradition: Exploring Zimnica in Bosnia and Herzegovina

I’ve experienced this tradition since I got together with Tamara, so I thought I’d give a little backgrounder, some context if you will.

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a land where history, culture, and culinary traditions converge. This particular tradition holds a special place in the hearts of Bosnians.

"Zimnica," is a centuries-old practice of preserving seasonal fruits and vegetables to enjoy throughout the year. Zimnica is not just about food; it's a way of preserving the flavours and memories of what you have grown through the summer to savour during the cold winter months.

A Glimpse into Zimnica

Zimnica, which roughly translates to "winter provisions" in English, is a p…

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Coffee and Rakija
🎙️ An Englishman in the Balkans Podcast 🎧
In this podcast, you'll get a unique look at life in Bosnia and Herzegovina through the eyes of an immigrant. Each episode, David shares his experiences living in this often misunderstood country, and introduces you to some of the interesting people he's met along the way. From exploring the rich culture and history, to discussing the challenges and joys of immigrating to a new country, this podcast offers a thoughtful and engaging look at life in the Balkans.