Sharena Sol /Mixed Salt/
“Sharena Sol” /Mixed Salt/. It is the most Bulgarian spice.
“Sharena Sol” (Mixed Salt)
It is the most Bulgarian spice.
In a jar of Mixed Salt, you can find dried summer savory, paprika, fenugreek, thyme, table salt, pepper and roasted ground corn seed. Additional ingredients can be, hot pepper, ground garlic, oregano, dried dill, parsley or basil leaves.
The bread and the salt have their universal meaning: sharing bread shows your well-intention towards the guest & salt helps to dispel bad forces.
The tradition itself has Slavic roots and is also being practiced in Russia, Ukraine, Macedonia, Croatia, Serbia, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania and Lithuania.