DINNER ON THE GRASS

Picnics in Złoty Sands are usually held at the "Karakaczański Stan” or "Łowna Sreiasto"”. Tired tourists, who, after climbing countless narrow rock steps and tearing through a tunnel entangled with lianas, finally reach their destination, surprised they enter the original village. Freely placed leaf huts, open-air kitchen, the smell of roasting meat on the grill and interesting, made of thick, waitresses' costumes of black cloth - immediately put them in the mood of a mountain tribe seat, what the Karakachans were. The menu of these meetings under the starry sky with the accompaniment of a folk orchestra looks the same for all groups..

A goblet of grape rakia and a portion of "szopska" are presented to welcome each person” Salad generously sprinkled with grated sheep cheese. Then the main course is served, which consists of half a well-browned chicken on a rotisserie or a portion of various meats from the skin”. So there are also tiny kjufteta and one kebapcze, a slice of tenderloin, and more than once a piece of lamb's liver. Plus a lot of crispy fries and a salad; it can be e.g.. cabbage salad or sliced ​​tomatoes with onion. Round is also served, loaves of white bread still warm, which should be plucked with your fingers, and while eating, dip in ground herbs. Wine is sipped during the feast, of course red, dry, which speeds up digestion and does not allow you to succumb to the feeling of heaviness. It also serves the same purpose as penetrating, hard and ravishing music, accompanying guests from the moment they enter the Karakachan village. Usually, during the picnics there is also a folk band, which, after his dances, attracts guests to play together. After Rakia and Wine, even the complicated hora” it becomes simple and strangely easy to blur the differences between the folk dances from the Vistula and Danube. At the end of the picnic, waiters bring coffee in "jevettes"” and pieces of warm banica with cheese. This final touch of a hearty dinner usually starts a long series of delight, which are not cooled down even by a bill discreetly placed on a ceramic plate, as all the culinary pleasures of the evening have been included in the cost of the event.

What are the more inquisitive Polish tourists, who not only like to taste original dishes, but they also want to know "how it is made."”, have the opportunity to satisfy their interests thanks to Varna-Radio broadcasts. Ms Danuta Łuczak-Fiłczewo, editing programs for Polish listeners, it does not stop at recording attractive singers and acquiring fiction, Willing to bring hospitable Bulgaria to Poles, Danuta has recently started to popularize the more interesting recipes of the local cuisine.