Pescadores gastronomía búlgara

Bulgarian Gastronomy: Its fishes

Bulgarian cuisine is a delight that surprises all diners.

A pesar de no tener salida al mar, y aunque Bulgaria es famosa por su carne, también cuenta con una rica tradición pesquera que se refleja en su gastronomía. En este artículo, te presentamos los pescados y mariscos más populares en la cocina búlgara.

Carp is one of the most representative fish in Bulgarian gastronomy. It is a freshwater fish that can be found in rivers and lakes throughout the country. Carp is very versatile and can be cooked in a variety of ways, such as grilled, baked or in soups.

Another freshwater species highly appreciated in Bulgaria is the trout. This fish is delicious and healthy, rich in protein and omega-3 fatty acids. It can be grilled, fried or baked.

Sea bass
Sea bass is a saltwater fish that lives in the Black Sea. It is a firm white fish that can be cooked in many ways, such as grilled, baked or steamed.

Sardines are a small and tasty fish found in the Black Sea. They can be grilled, fried or pickled. Pickled sardines are a typical dish of Bulgarian cuisine.

Swordfish: Swordfish is another sea fish found in the Black Sea. This large and tasty fish can be grilled, baked or broiled. It is also used to make seafood dishes and salads.

Crayfish are a highly valued delicacy in Bulgaria. They are a popular ingredient in soups and stews, and can also be enjoyed on their own. They are rich in protein and omega-3 fatty acids.

Mussels are a shellfish found in the Black Sea and are very popular in Bulgarian gastronomy. They are a common ingredient in soups and stews, and can be steamed and served with a variety of sauces.

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Learn more about Bulgarian cuisine

If you are interested in learning more about Bulgarian gastronomy, there are several websites that you may find very useful. One of them is, Bulgaria’s official tourism website. Here you will find detailed information about typical Bulgarian dishes, the ingredients used in the local cuisine and the gastronomic festivals celebrated in the country.

Another site I recommend is, where you will find a wide variety of traditional Bulgarian recipes, as well as information about the ingredients and culinary techniques used in Bulgarian cuisine. Also, if you are interested in participating in online cooking classes, is a site you may be interested in.

If you plan to visit Bulgaria and want to enjoy the local gastronomy, I recommend you to visit This travel agency offers gastronomic tours around the country and will allow you to discover the most emblematic dishes of Bulgarian cuisine.


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