Maribor - Slovenia on a plate: Making Potica

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Slovenia on a plate: Making Potica

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(8 reviews)
Cooking Class Kitchen, Maribor, Slovenia
30 mins

About the tour

Welcome, all foodies and hobby cooks! A little different home-cooking course, a culinary experiment if you will. Nina will test different recipes of typical Slovenian dishes from all regions. You will learn about the dishes, their origin, and the region where it comes from. Nina will share with you the recipe and show you how to prepare the dish. Anything can happen in this live cooking show! We start with the queen of Slovenian pastries: potica or nut roll. Every week than a new culinary delight through which we discover Slovenia. For one potica you will need: Leavened dough: • 600 g flour • 30 g fresh yeast • 3-4 egg yolks • 300 ml of lukewarm milk • 120 g butter • 1 teaspoon salt • 2 tablespoons sugar • 1 lemon peel • lard for greasing a baking dish Filling: • 600-700 g walnuts • 250 g sugar • 100-200 ml milk or cream • 3-4 egg whites • a dash of rum or homemade brandy

Meet Nina


Nina is a little weird person with her unique view of the world. She is always smiling she is the almost idealistic optimist who sees the good in people. With more than 12 years in tourism, she has done it all: from kid's animation to destination representation and of course a lot of tourist guiding. Now she is a businesswoman, with an incoming travel agency of her own, and still a passionate tourist guide. The open road and all the people that she meets on the way give her the drive to go further. She has a national tourist guide license and a degree in art history. She is interested in everything that she can discover anew, from yoga to spirituality, nature, photography, video making, cycling, reading, painting, the list goes on. Especially she is passionate about her beautiful home Slovenia which she wants to share with you Nina has been guiding since Dec 2009

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Maribor with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Maribor. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Kelly C.

13 April 2021

Fantastic, can't wait to try and make it myself

Marilyn J.

10 April 2021

Great cooking class, thank you.

Valerie from Belgium and England S.

10 April 2021

I am sure your Mum in law has to agree it was perfect. excellent explanation, and very simple to follow. I am lucky, I have a friend with a walnut tree and he gave me lots and lots of nuts, so very soon I will be making this.

Neža V.

10 April 2021

Potica made with a smile. It was lovely to watch.

Mojca T.

10 April 2021

It was a very interesting cooking class, and the potica looked delicious. Thanks, Nina!

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