What to see in Idrija?
GET TO KNOW THE TOWN
Get to know the characters and stories from the past
BE A PART OF THE STORY
Taste the town
WITH TRADITIONAL CUISINE
Idrijski žlikrofi are made from dough with a potato filling and are especially known for their characteristic shape which resembles Napoleon's hat. They are served with 'bakalca' – a dish made of mutton and vegetables – or with other sauces.
Idrija offers to its visitors a sweet culinary specialty, which is adorned with sugar lace, named the Rezi cake. The lace illustrates how a drop of mercury drops into a tube and spills into a mining town.
Zeljškevka is a cake made from leavened dough filled with with chives.
Ocvirkovca is cake made from leavened dough and is filled with cracknels.
The štruklji (dumplings) are prepared from dough and a sweet filling of walnuts and raisins.
Smukavc is a stew prepared from leaves of cabbage or chicory, potato and garlic and larded with minced lard.
In Idrija, the traditional homemade drink of the miners is the absinthe (wormwood) spirit geruš. Dare you try it?
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