Bread Slices Fried in Wine (Šnite)

Many Slovenian poets and writers ascribed magical powers to the world of Karst. The bread slices fried in wine (šnite) is quite a specific dish, which the housewives of that region often cook. They also allowed themselves to do a little magic and used a local wine of the Kraški Teran brand instead of milk. The result? Simply amazing taste.


Ingredients for 4 portions

  1. 8 slices of stale bread or toasts
  2. 2 dL of the Kraški Teran wine
  3. 2 eggs
  4. 4 teaspoons of lard
  5. 3 teaspoons of sugar


Pour wine into a deep bowl. Whisk eggs in a separate bowl. First dip bread slices or toasts into wine from both sides, then put into the egg mixture.

Put a pan on the fire, heat there 4 teaspoons of lard, and fry the bread slices in it from both sides. Put “Šnite” on a plate. Then sprinkle them with powdered sugar and serve.

Additional Tips

It is best to use the stale bread or toasts, which have already laid for a couple of days.


The Teran wine in moderate volumes has beneficial effects on human health. Rich mineral and acid composition is a natural help in the treatment and prevention of the digestive system diseases, insomnia and poor appetite, at loss of strength and circulatory problems. The acids contained in the Teran wine decompose harmful compounds that accumulate in the intestine, gall bladder, liver, kidneys, etc., as well as purify glands and mucous membranes. Phosphoric acid and iron contained in the Teran wine accelerate the formation of red blood cells and white blood cells. Teran also improves digestion, cure diabetes and contributes to its prevention. It is proved that this wine is effective in the treatment of anaemia as well as chronic and acute intestinal inflammation.