Archive | May, 2013

A Day in Dolenska: Wine and Man Caves Slovenian Style

Our travels take us next to the region of Dolenska. This area is primarily focused on agriculture and is also trying to cultivate a tourism industry. It is hilly and rich with magnificent views and interesting people.  Our first stop is to the Gostilna Repovz. This restaurant/inn has been in existence for 200 years, its [...]

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view from our room at dzboka gruske

Eco-farms, Dumplings and Kisla Repa

We finished our first day of filming and traveling in Prekmurje with a dizzying drive through the countryside in search of our night’s lodging in Grad.  This was a GPS-defying journey made even more challenging by darkness.  After a few phone calls to our innkeepers, we found our way to Apple and Pear (Dzabuka & [...]

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cassie learning how to throw traditional style pottery in zasha zuman's studio in ljutomer

Learning to Throw a Pot To Bake Gibanica

Zasha’s family has been making pottery for nearly 150 years.  Zasha is the 5th generation, and his young son who is 8 years-old is already learning the trade.  For this segment of the show, we will film Zasha teaching Cassie how to throw a pot used for baking gibanica, a favorite regional dessert. Gibanica (pronounced [...]

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