IIK: Bulgarian Bean Soup & Spanikopita

Lindsey Sterling has published another ethnic cooking adventures on her blog Inside Immigrant Kitchens. This time she’s cooking with Svetla Popova to make Bulgarian Bean Soup & Spanikopita.

As I cook with immigrants, a certain worldly wisdom always pops out in conversation. Here is my favorite from Svetla Popova, who moved here from Bulgaria twenty-one years ago. She says, “I’ll always take a fake smile over an honest growl.”