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Franz Joseph – the Austro-Hungarian Emperor - has ordered a Slovenian Kranjska klobasa (Carniolan Sausage) and after taking a bite, he has exclaimed enthusiastically: “But this is no ordinary sausage, it is Carniolan sausage!

Sauerkraut and carniolan sausage


  • 2 pairs Carnolian Sausage
  • 500 g sauerkraut
  • 4 whole black peppercorns
  • a pinch of ground red paprika
  • a pinch of salt
  • 2 cloves garlic

Heat a frying pan to medium heat and add the sausage. Cook until browned on all sides. Remove and drain on paper towel.

Add the sauerkraut and garlic to the frying pan and cook over medium heat. Season with paprika, salt and pepper. Add the sausage and cover. Cook until sausage is thoroughly heated and cooked through, about 15 to 20 minutes.

Where can you experience this:

First Lady's Mystique Homeland (multi day tour)

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