I learned about ‘Burek’ when I did a Road Trip in Croatia and Slovenia several years back.
It was in Zagreb that I tasted my first burek but it wasn’t very impressive at all. The pastry was dry and pretty hard and I could not even identify if there was meat in it. I am sure it was a bakery issue and I am not going to tarnish burek’s name in the Balkans because of this one isolated event.
In this recent Balkan road trip (Bosnia & Hercegovina – Croatia – Montenegro), Bubbles and I had our first burek in Dubrovnik. We don’t really plan which country, city and which place to eat certain local specialities, some of the things just happened spontaneously.
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