Balkan and Bulgarian cuisine has Mediterranean influences. Unique and flavorful, Balkan and Bulgarian dishes are in a separate category of Eastern European foods. Check out these Balkan and Bulgarian cookbooks - including Serbian cookbooks, Croatian cookbooks, and Albanain cookbooks - to get some ideas for your next cook-at-home meal.
By Trish Davies. One of the newest Balkan and Bulgarian cookbooks. This 96 page paperback book is a part of the Cooking Around the World series.
By Linda J. Forristal. Both meat and vegetarian dishes - as well as several different recipes for more popular dishes - are featured in this Bulgarian cookbook. Moussaka, stews, and soups can be found within the pages of this highly-recommended book.
By Catherine Atkinson. Over 70 recipes from the Balkans, Bulgaria, and Romania.
By Vladimir Mirodan. Classics of Balkan cooking - including meat, vegetable, and stew recipes.
By Sonia Uvezian. Republished in a new edition, this unique Balkan cookbook features recipes using yogurt. The review says it best: There are a dozen fragrant soups...24 wonderful salads, and 11 interesting egg dishes. There are recipes for fish, poultry,...meat, pasta, and vegetables. There are sauces, from salad dressings to a yogurt creme chantilly . . . "
By Klementina John Hysa. Over 100 recipes and 14 chapters cover all aspects of Albanian cooking, including appetizers, condiments, main dishes, side dishes, and desserts.
By Linda Pavicic. 200 classic Croatian recipes have been adapted for American kitchens for convenient preparation. Includes vegetarian dishes, meat dishes, and desserts.
Compiled by the parish of the Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago, these traditional recipes have been passed down from generation to generation and included in this beautiful Serbian cookbook.
By Antanas Slavov. Authentic recipes with cultural commentary are integral to this popular Bulgarian cookbook. While not exhaustive, the recipes included are good ones and make up family-sized portions.
The Ottoman Kitchen: Modern Recipes from Turkey, Greece, the Balkans, Lebanon, Syria and Beyond
by Sarah Woodward. This diverse cookbook explores recipes that came out of the kitchens of the Ottomans, who once occupied parts of Southeastern Europe. Recipes from other regions as well make this cookbook perfect for those who love to try new things.