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FEATURES DOJRAN

TAVA KRAP

A Lake Dojran specialty not found anywhere else in the country, this carp-based dish is one of the main reasons people flock to the area during the holiday season. A simple baked fish casserole infused with fresh carrots, peppers and tomatoes, find variations of tavakrap on most menus in Dojran. Be sure to do what …

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LAKE DOJRAN

Also known as Lake Doiran across the water in Greece who share this magnificent body of water with its Macedonian neighbours, Lake Dojran covers an area of just over 40 square kilometres and is perhaps most famous for its role during the fierce battles that were waged here during the First World War. Rich in …

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FRUIT & VEG

Congratulations, you’ve chosen to visit one of the last countries in Europe where tomatoes still taste like tomatoes and where salad dressing’s almost completely unheard of for the simple reason that it’s entirely unnecessary. If you’re travelling around North Macedonia, be sure to pack some fresh organic fruit to take with you, the best being …

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AJVAR

Starting life several centuries ago as a way of preserving the multitude of red peppers grown in the region and as such traditionally a winter food, this ubiquitous and highly recommended Balkan appetiser and spread is served on tables from Sofia to Tirana. In North Macedonia as everywhere else, it’s now possible to buy it …

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