Fenugreek (or sminduh) is a popular spice in Bulgaria. With it’s slightly sweet, nutty flavor often described as a cross between celery and maple, and its abundant yield almost anywhere in Bulgaria it is a truly Bulgarian favorite.
Fenugreek is an indispensable ingredient in sharena salt and many traditional Bulgarian savory spice mixes. Use fenugreek to season savory meats, such as chicken or pork, and vegetables. Use it in the preparation of sausages, pastrami and other deli meat and fish.