Friday, June 15, 2018

gibanica -

Gibanica (Serbian: Гибаница, [ɡibanit͡sa]) is a traditional pastry dish from Serbia and is popular throughout the Balkan country. Usually made with white cheese and eggs. Recipes can range from sweet to savory, and from simple thin layer cakes to festive and elaborate.

A derivative of the Serbian gibati verb, meaning "to fold, sway, swing, fragile", the cake was mentioned in the Serbian dictionary Vuk Stefanović Karadžić ie Srpski rječnik in 1818. This food is usually served for breakfast with kefir or fresh yogurt .

In addition to the Balkans, Gibanica can be found all over the world in restaurants serving Serbian cuisine. This is one of the most popular and recognizable pastry dishes of the Balkans, whether presented in a festive occasion, or as a comfortable family meal. In Serbia, these dishes are often consumed at traditional occasions such as Christmas, Easter, and Slava.