This article is from the Bulgaria FAQ, by Dragomir R. Radev firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
(by Jan Terziyski)
Ingredients: 2-3 cucumbers, 500g yoghurt, 1/2 walnuts, 3-4 cloves garlic,
dill, sunflower oil and salt. Beat the yoghurt, add the crushed garlic, ground
walnuts, finely dies cucumbers (sliced into small pieces), oil and salt.
Stir and dilute with cold water. Serve sprinkled with finely chopped dill.
2. Monastery style bean soup
Ingredients: 200g white beans, 2-3 carrots, 1/2 a celery, 1 onion, 1-2
tomatoes, 1-2 peppers, 1-2 chillies (peppers, by choice), parsley, mint,
sunflower oil, salt. Soak the beans in cold water for 3-4 hours, drain and
pour fresh water. Boil (in an earthware) pot together with oil, finely chopped
carrots, onion and celery. The sliced peppers are added later; the grated
tomatoes and mint, when the beans have turned tender. Salt and boil for
another 15-20 min. Serve sprinkled with finely chopped parsley.