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Top 5 Creative Ways To Serve Ajvar


Ajvar is Macedonian Traditional homemade food, made from red bell peppers, with eggplant, chili pepper and garlic. The name AJVAR comes from “hayvar”, turkish word which means caviar. After The World War II, Ajvar become very popular in the Balkans. As we mention before Ajvar is homemade food made of roasted peppers, but some industrial producers use cooked peppers, which leads to a lower quality. The Ajvar can be sweet, piquant and very hot and can be consumed as a bread spread, salad or a side dish. The most interesting thing is that people of Macedonia usually call it “zimnica” which means winter foods, so ajvar is prepared¬† just before winter. Read on and find out how Ajvar can be served on the table.

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