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Gastronomy in Slovakia : Slovak cuisine, Slovak recipes


Social importance of the meals and characteristics of the Slovak food

A greasy local cuisine, appreciated locally (at home rather than in restaurants)

Strong alcohool consumption:
- wine tradition in Small Carpats, above Bratislava
- Slivovica : a high quality fruit-plums-brandy, traditional and popular drink of Middle and Eastern Europe.
- Borovička : a Slovak alcoholic beverage flavored with juniper berries.
- Slovak beer brand : Zlatý Bažant (Golden Pheasant) was founded in 1969 and is produced at the brewery in Hurbanovo. It was purchased by the Heineken.


Three or four meals a day

A few recipes


Bryndzové halušky

Oštiepok cheese

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