Babi Ivanka’s Slovenian Potato Salad

Preparation info
  • Feeds


    as a side dish
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Grand Dishes: Time-perfected recipes and stories from grandmothers of the world

By Iska Lupton and Anastasia Miari

Published 2021

  • About

My grandmother was a complete genius. She was an artist and her medium was food. She was constantly inventing new things. She grew up in the middle of a forest in Slovenia where bears lived, with her own grandma and seven aunts. It was a complete fairy-tale. They were constantly battling with the forest, trying to defend their little allotments and grow beans, potatoes and hemp.

She was extremely beautiful. She had long dark hair, olive skin, piercing green eyes. Despite her rural u