Cuisine in Gostivar is colorful and diverse, and this is largely thanks to various cultural influences throughout the centuries. Nevertheless, every dish has its own unique stamp, and most anything on the menu is good enough to impress you so much so that you’ll want to adjust your accommodation arrangements, staying a while longer. What to eat for dessert in Gostivar ?
Sekerpare is the name for semolina cookies soaked in sweet syrup. It is melting in your mouth and satisfies your sweet tooth wonderfully. These are basically cookies made with a combination of flour and semolina. And they are already sweet and yummy as they are, even without syrup. On the other hand, you have to try them with syrup if you have a sweet tooth that is hard to satify. The syrup made with sugar, water and lemon juice take these simple looking cookies to another level.
Boza it’s traditional sweet drinkg served in Gostivar with a very specific and recognizble taste. It is a refreshing, fermented drink made by brewing flour, wheat or millet, sugar and yeast. This drink can be bought in most of the Macedonian candy shops and the person who produces this drink is called ‘bozadjiya’. This hundred-year old recipe was brought into our country during the Ottoman Empire reign here. It can be found in many countries on the Balkans. The Macedonian boza is different from the others as it has lighter colour and it is sweeter than the others.
Pivarki, these traditional delicacy –pivarki (pastry made with beer) has been prepared by our ancestors and has always had a significant place in our cuisine. This recipe and its name too, have a few possible variations of preparation. The name varies from pivki to pivarki. They are made of flour, beer, sugar, walnuts and water and at the end they are submerged in sugar syrup. Some recipes include a sprinkle of coconut flakes. This delicacy – pivarki are high in their energy value and two of these satisfy the need of sugar per day .
Macedonian cuisine is not only rich with meals but also desserts. Yes, you can find so many different ones that you won’t be able to try them if you are visiting just for a few days. This is because most of them are very sweet and only one piece will do the job and you won’t be able to take another bite.