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Topic: The Uncommon Sights of Slovenia
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, 7:00 PM CT
Tourists in Slovenia love Lake Bled, Ljubljana and the Postanja Caves.
Joe will reveal many of the fascinating sights in Slovenia that visitors often miss.
You can wander the deep, dramatic Vintgar Gorge, carved by rapids and fed by a stories-high waterfall.
A stroll through the picturesque town of Celje takes you from prehistoric and Roman Times to the age of castles and cathedrals in just one afternoon.
Historic pilgrimage churches impress you with magnificent art and architecture and miraculous tales.
You will want to take notes for your next trip to Slovenia. What is your favorite experience in Slovenia? Share your stories.
Topic: The Flavors of Slovenia
Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 7:00 PM CT
There’s a lot more to Slovenian cooking than sausage and potica.
Joe will present some of the unique dishes and pastries that define the different regions of Slovenia.
The country is a crossroads culture and Slovenian menus reflect the best of Mediterranean, Alpine and Balkan cookery.
Learn what they serve over pasta or polenta on the coast, or what to stew in the mountains, or how they like their buckwheat grits in the east.
There are also more obscure traditions. In Notranjsko you can bake a dormouse or serve a tasty turnip hot-pot in Prekmurje.
Joe will have easy-to-prepare recipes available for classic and specialty Slovenian favorites you can try at home.
Do you have a favorite Slovenian recipe? Let us know and we'll share it.
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