This article is from the Bulgaria FAQ, by Dragomir R. Radev email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
(by Jan Terziyski)
1. Fried bread slices
Ingredients: hard bread, 3 eggs, 1 cupful milk, 1.2 cupful sunflower oil. Slice
the bread into thin slices. Dip first in milk, then in the beaten eggs. Fry
in hot oil. Serve Serve hot, sprinkled with sugar, honey, jam, cheese or
whatever topping you prefer.
2. Mekitsas (Batter fried in oil)
Ingredients: 1kg flour, 3eggs, 1/2kg yoghurt, 10g yeast or 1 tsp of baking
1 cupful water, 1/2 tsp salt, 1 cupful sunflower oil. Beat eggs and yoghurt
together with the water and yeast or baking soda diluted in some cold water.
Prepare a soft dough and let stand for 1 hour. Then roll into a sheet and
cut out circles with a teacup. Fry in plenty of oil until a reddish hue is
obtained. Serve with icing sugar, jam or cheese.