Baking poprtniki

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Below you can find a short description of an element listed in the Slovene Register of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

Photo: Metka Starič, 2007.

Baking poprtniki derives from the tradition that bread, as the main ritual food, should stay on the table from Christmas to Three Kings. Now poprtniki in the form of decorated loaves are most often baked before Three Kings.