Join hundreds of visitors interested in the cultural and gastronomic traditions of this unique area of the Southern Great Hungarian plain. Teams of sausage makers have to create the ultimate raw sausage against the clock, and a party atmosphere ensues as they compete for a small number of top places. Visitors can watch the fun and sample authentic local food and drink.

La Festa del Porc i la Cervesa takes place every year in Manlleu, at the end of September. This year it will be held on the 25th, 26th  and 27th of September 2015, and throughout the weekend there will be tasting sessions and sale of pork products, pre-prepared charcuterie dishes and quality craft beers.

This hearty soup, pronounced ‘looshcosh’ in Romanian, hails from Ardeal (a region of Transylvanian Romania) and probably comes from the Hungarian soup called lucskos kaposzta.

Greaves “pogachas” are favourite savoury pastries with wine or beer. They can´t be missing in any celebration, feast or gathering. They are known throughout Slovakia and each region has "its" recipe that is the best.

The cuisine of northern Slovakia is influenced by the harsh climatic conditions of the area, where it is usually intensively cold at least three months per year. This is one of the reasons why smoked meat, potatoes, sauerkraut, dairy products and pulses are typical for this cuisine. In Slovakia, the pulses belong to the oldest cultivated crops.

Frikadeller is the Danish national dish and it is very easy to prepare. Frikadeller are flat, pan-fried meatballs made of beef and pork. A typical Danish Frikadeller dinner includes Danish red cabbage, Danish cucumber salad, sugar brown potatoes and brown gravy. 

From Goričko to Lendavske gorice
Goričko and Lendavske gorice are among the most beautiful wine-growing areas in Slovenia. The picturesque hills rub shoulders with Laški Riesling, Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Renski Riesling, as well as Zeleni Silvanec, Kerner, Yellow Muscat and Traminec. The area is characterised by dry wines with a varietal bouquet, with a predominance of non-bottled wines sales.

Afelia Pourgouri is home-produced pork marinated with aromatic coriander seeds and red wine...this is traditionally served in Cyprus with steamed cracked wheat we call pourgouri. Simplicity at its best!

Kamnik and its surroundings offer a splendid selection of typical local dishes, united under the Taste Kamnik Brand, a project based on the findings of research into the cuisine in Central Slovenia. This is a recipe of Pork Tenderloin with Kamnik Whole-Grain Mustard and Baked Potatoes.

This pork pot roast is one of the most popular dishes of Styria, a state located in the southeast of Austria. Grated apple, horseradish and caraway potatoes are used in this recipe, which give it a delicious and gratifying taste.