Ethnological (creative) workshops

Observation of preparation and baking of potica

Getting to know the culinary tradition

Observation of preparation and baking of potica is carried out in a group. You can learn about Slovenian culinary tradition and get some useful tips at Potičnica (Potica House) on Bled island. During the presentation of the potica baking process we’ll share the knowledge about the customs and festivals related to Slovenian potica.

You can apply for the observation as a group or individually. If you apply alone, you’ll be joined to a group with up to 12 participants.

Application for the observation

The workshop of preparation and baking of potica

Together like on a festive day

The workshop of preparation and baking of potica is carried out in a group under the guidance of experienced bakers. Participants of the workshop will be able to use their own workspace and utensils at Potičnica (Potica House) on Bled island, they will also receive pre-made dough and filling as well as other ingredients needed for making potica. The participants will simply follow the instructions and the process of the preparation and roll their own potica. All the participants can keep their baked potica.

You can apply to the workshop as a group or individually. If you apply alone, you’ll be joined to a group with up to 12 participants.

  • introductory presentation
  • the workshop (a guided preparation of potica)
  • a tour of Bled island
  • a banquet and tasting of potica
  • taking potica out of the oven
  • a possibility of visiting a gallery and of a stopover on the island.

Application for the workshop

The course of independent preparation and baking of potica

Baking potica will be a piece of cake from now on   

You can gain the largest amount of useful knowledge about the preparation and baking of potica if you attend the course. Under the guidance of a teacher you will be able to perform the whole process of preparing the dough and filling all by yourselves. During that you will learn what must be taken into special consideration when baking potica. We will also present the tradition related to potica. The course takes place in the museum workshop at Potičnica (Potica House) on Bled island.

As the attendee of the course you can use your own workspace and all the necessary ingredients so you can follow the process independently, but guided by a teacher. You can keep the potica that you bake at the course. You will also be able to buy earthenware moulds for baking potica – »potičnice«.

The course of preparation and baking of potica lasts 2 hours and is performed in a group of up to 8 participants.

  • introductory presentation
  • the course (individual work under the guidance of a demonstrator)
  • a guided tour of Bled island
  • a banquet and tasting of potica
  • taking potica out of the oven
  • a possibility of visiting a gallery and of a stopover on the island.

Application for the course

Find out more

Contact
Bled island

Information, wedding ceremony and announcement of organized groups:
T: +386 4 576 79 79
F: +386 4 576 79 01
E: info@blejskiotok.si
Island fee, info, announcement of organized groups:
T: +386 4576 79 77

Potičnica Bled island

T: +386 4 576 79 79
E: poticnica@blejskiotok.si info@blejskiotok.si

Hotel Stari Farovž

T: +386 70 865 738
E: hotel@blejskiotok.si

Sales gallery

T: +386 4576 79 78

Booking of liturgical services and Holy Mass

Orders online or in-person at the Parish of Bled office every Monday from 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. Possible additional dates: every day at 7.30 a.m. by prior arrangement with the Parish of Bled.

Bled Parish

DŠ: 95119159
TRR: IBAN SI56 0700 0000 0791 028 (GB d.d., Kranj)
E-mail: info@zupnija-bled.si

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Basic informations
Blejski otok, d.o.o.

Slovenski trg 1
4260 Bled
Slovenia

ID DDV: SI13782061
MŠ: 2039702000
TRR: IBAN SI56 0313 9100 0250 549 (SKB d.d.)

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