Beef-Pork Patties


Preparation info
  • Makes about 18 patties (serves

    6 to 9

    • Difficulty


Appears in
La Terra Fortunata

By Fred Plotkin

Published 2001

  • About

On Sunday afternoons, in the Carso it is typical to see families preparing mixed grills of meats, including sausages, pork chops, chicken, and cevapcici, which are incredibly popular. It is usually thought that cevapcici and pljescavica are Slavic foods. In fact, they come out of the tradition of ground meat patties found in the Middle East. It is probable that these arrived in the Balkans from Turkey during an Ottoman occupation as l