Zlaten Dab

The pride and joy of the Prilep Brewery, a valley in southern Macedonia, is Zlaten Dab, a high quality European lager with a golden yellow color. Hence the name Zlaten Dab or Golden Oak. Zlaten Dab is a unique lager offering a pleasant  bitterness and pure taste with of 11% malt and a content of 4,5% volume alcohol making it one of the most popular beers in the Balkans. The Prilep Brewery was founded in 1924 and enjoyed consistent growth up to Second World War. Following reactivation in 1953 the privately owned Prilep Brewery as grown through investments in high technology which have turned it into one of the most modern breweries in the Balkans today. Of special note is the Prilep Pivofest (Beer fest). This annual 4 day party is held in the middle of July and is the largest beer festival and international music stage in the Balkans.

Other recipes / drinks

Discover some other traditional recipes from Macedonia (FYROM).

Sutlijaš

Ingredients: 200 grams of rice 1 liter of milk 1 tablespoon sugar vanilla 150gr sugar Lemon Zest Cinnamon powder   Steps: Put the rice in a pot, cover it with water and put the pot on fire. When the water boils, reduce the heat and simmer. Add a little water until cooked. It is important […]

Ravanija

Ingredients: For the dough: 10 eggs 10 tablespoons sugar 10 tablespoons flour 10 tablespoons semolina 1piece baking powder 1 piece of vanilla sugar   For the syrup: 800ml water 800gr sugar 1 Lemon (sliced) 1 piece of vanilla sugar Cinnamon   Steps: For the Syrup – Place the sugar and water over low heat until […]

Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients: 10-12 peppers 700gr of ground meat 1-2 onions 1/2 cup rice (75-80 ml.) 1/2 bunch of dill 1/2 bunch parsley 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sweet paprika or pepper 1 whole egg and 1 egg yolk only 3 bay leaves   For Sauce: 250ml concentrated tomato broth 3 tablespoons […]

Turlitava

Ingredients: 1 kg lamb or any other meat 2 onions 150-200gr Okra 2 carrots 1 green bell pepper 1 yellow pepper ( orred) 2-3 tomatoes or tomato puree (100 ml) 100-150gr peas 150-200gr green beans 4-5 pieces of red potatoes Ground black pepper 1 tablespoon Vegeta Salt Oil 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper   Steps: Chop […]

Kachamak

Ingredients: 400 cornmeal 1 1/4 l water 125 g butter 400 g feta cheese Paprika Chili Powder Salt   Steps: In one liter of boiling water put a pinch of salt and pour hominy (cornmeal). Stir constantly for several minutes so that the cornmeal can swell and absorb the water. Add some paprika and a […]

Ajvar – Macedonian Style

Ingredients: 500g Red peppers 250g Eggplant 2 Cloves garlic 1 onion 50ml of oil Salt Pepper Paprika Vinegar   Steps: The eggplants and the peppers will be washed and baked. You can bake them on the grill or in the oven. If you choose to bake them in the oven, then you must put a […]

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