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Production of pumpkin oil

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

Production of pumpkin oil. Photo: M. Godina Golija, 2019

Pumpkin oil is obtained from pumpkin seeds, which are ground, mixed with water and roasted, then the resulting mixture is pressed to get oil. Most of the oil mills are in the Štajerska and Prekmurje regions, where pumpkin oil is a characteristic part of the cuisine.

The bearers of the element are: 

Oljarna Fram, 

Oljarna Kocbek.