General information

Šelinka is a thick soup made from celeriac roots and leaves, potatoes, carrots and spices. A pig's trotter or some other piece of smoked or dried pork meat is often cooked in it. It can be served with polenta. 


Step 1: Clean celeriac root and dice it; fry in olive oil and scald with boiling water.

Step 2: Shop celeriac leaves.

Step 3: Boil all above ingredients and add one or two spoons of flour. Cook until celeriac is soft.

Step 4: Season with chopped onion, garlic and breadcrumbs fried on butter.


Source: Janez Bogataj (2007): "Taste Slovenia", National Geographic