Banski Starets

An exceptionally delicious delicacy that only you can taste in Bansko and the taste you will remember for a long time.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Bulgaria
Keyword: Pork


  • 2 lb Pork
  • 500 g Slim
  • Salt
  • black pepper
  • cumin
  • Pork tenderloin


  • Fry and flesh are cut into very thin strips (do not grind, cut), then season with spices.
  • Mix the mixture well with your hands and fill in a clean, washed and well-dried clump.
  • Once the stump has been filled, it is firmly tied with string and placed between two boards (to get its characteristic shape).
  • The weight is placed on top and the old man is left standing for about a month.
  • After 30 days the weight is removed and the meat is hung to dry in an airy place.
  • The delicacy is ready for consumption after at least 6 months.

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