The peppers you have on the picture are called Vezena Peppers. I'm in the USA and I am unable to find seeds for these.


This pepper is called "Vezanka". It is a very old, heirloom variety, a favorite around these parts, great fordrying and making hot paprika. There's a long and short version of it. Buy it and save the seeds, they are precious and have become rare!


The Serbian term is mekika (singular) or mekike (plural). This simple food is made from yeast dough - you just deep-fry pieces of it in a pan. The size and shape depends on the person who makes them. As mentioned above, there is another, very similar dish called uštipak (pronounced as "ushtipak") . The only difference between the two that I can think of is ...


this is the oldest chili from Serbia (from the year 1300), they are called embroidery chili, they are either very hot or not, when dry, they are chopped and crushed, they are amazing tasting.


These are Macedonian fringed chillies (Capsicum annuum longum group 'Macedonian fringed'.)


Wikipedia, as well as all 12 serbian recipes I found specify full-fat white brine cheese (cow or sheep milk). Only one of them called for a type of cream in addition to the cheese. In Western Europe, Turkish groceries can carry typical Balkan white brine cheese. If you don't have access to one, buy feta. Cow and sheep cheese are considered substitutes in ...


I have grown these and know them as Macedonian Grilling Peppers "Vesena". I got the seeds from working at Roughwood Seed Collection in Pennsylvania, USA, and before that they came from Arche Noah in Austria.


Rezha Macedonian Pepper/Vezeni Piperki. Seeds available at www.rareseeds.com. Here's the company's description: 80 days. The name means “engraved;” another local name, Vezeni Piperki, means “embroidered”. Both names refer to the curious lines on the skins of tapering, long, thin peppers. The fruits, which range from mild to sometimes very pungent, are to be ...

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