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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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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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RealFoodRealFarms #2 – US Food Diplomacy 101 in Slovenia

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download The Slovenia Experience This series of podcasts will bring you along on our journey throughout Slovenia, as we meet cooks, farmers and eaters throughout the country.  We are here at the courtesy of the US State Department, who invited us to come as part of a cultural exchange [...]

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RealFoodRealFarms #1 – Prepping for Slovenia

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Here we go…Slovenia bound! I feel just like I did going to the high school state championship basketball tournament some many years ago:  Mom and Dad in the bleachers (aka our farm), my teammates (at HMG) are all chattering about plays (recipes); and our goal is to “have [...]

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