The Macedonian cuisine is a perfect blend of the Mediterranean and the Middle Eastern cuisine. It also reflects Italian, German and Eastern European influences, all rolled up in an excellent growing climate for fruit, vegetables, and wine and local expertise with dairy products. The travelers are delighted with the taste of the Macedonian tomato, carrots, lettuces, parsley, onions, and garlic, and not to mention the rich flavor and aroma of fresh fruit, such as watermelons, melons, cherries, apricots, grapes, peaches, and others. Macedonia is also noted for the production of very high quality wines, a large proportion of varieties that are very popular on the domestic market as well as outside Macedonia.
If you are planning a visit to Macedonia, do not miss to taste the absolutely delicious Macedonian tavche-gravche, ajvar, burek, malidzano, pindzur, pastrmajlija, kachamak, tulumba, lokum and baklava, as well as the local alcoholic beverages, such as mastika, boza, rakija and the tasty traditional Macedonian wine.