Everybody says – Škofja Loka is so pretty!

Only 23 km (14 miles) from the Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana, you can spend a day back in time in Škofja Loka. This small town is among the most beautiful and oldest settlements in Slovenia. Its medieval town center is the best preserved in the whole country and it […]

Lake Bled or Lake Bohinj?

This is the question Let’s Go Slovenia gets asked quite often by people, who are making their travel itinerary prior to their first Slovenia visit. So, what is that they should know? Featured photo: Lake Bled, Slovenia (Photo: Samo Šmarčan) Too close for big dilemmas […]

Welcome to Slovenia’s region of Jeruzalem!

Yes, you did read it correctly. There is a place with a name Jeruzalem in Slovenia, too. But in Slovenia, Jeruzalem is a small settlement in the northeastern part of the country. It is best known for its endless vineyards and the breathtaking panoramic views […]

BEE THEIR GUEST – MUSEUM OF APICULTURE RADOVLJICA

Composed of baroque and renaissance buildings with some stunning views of mountains and valleys the town of Radovljica is also home to Slovenia’s Museum of Apiculture. In a country where there are five beekeepers for every thousand people, the museum is well worth visiting to […]

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We recommend: Žganci at Šenk Homestead in Zgornje Jezersko

We recommend: Žganci at Šenk Homestead in Zgornje Jezersko

While staying in Zgornje Jezersko, we visited tourist farm Šenk homestead. The farm is considered one of the oldest homesteads in Jezersko with engraved year 1517 above the doorframe of the main building.

By @letsgoslovenia

Šenk homestead is a camping place on a gorgeous meadow. Besides plenty of room for campers, this is a great picnic area and a real traditional and hospitable homestead. One with a soul. Amazing views on the north walls of Kamnik-Savinja Alps are included in your stay here. And it would be really hard to outclass this.

Traditional Slovene “žganci” for lunch

Translated to English, ajdovi žganci would be termed as “buckwheat spoonbread”. It is a national Slovene dish. Balthasar Hacquet (1739–1815) mentions that žganci was served with sauerkraut in Upper Carniola. The oldest preparation method explains the word žganci. The word žganci is derived from the Slovenian verb žgati meaning “to burn” or “to toast”. Ajdovi žganci are served together with obaras, meat sauces, sauerkraut,  various sausages. The ingredients may vary through different regions.

In general the main ingredients are:

  • buckwheat flour
  • water
  • salt
  • cracklings
  • oil or grease

and in some cases potatoes are mixed in. (Source: Wikipedia)

We would recommend everyone to try them while in Slovenia. We had žganci with soured milk and with obara – meat sauce. These were the best žganci with the view so far!

Some photos from this dream like place, which could be easily enlisted as a place with the BEST VIEWS in Slovenia!



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