|Place of origin||Macedonia|
|Region or state||Macedonia|
|Main ingredients||Eggplants, sirenje, walnuts, spices|
|Cookbook: Malidzano Media: Malidzano|
Malidzano is traditional Macedonian spread made from puréed eggplants, sirenje cheese, walnuts, garlic and spices. It derives its name from the Italian word for eggplant, melanzane. Malidzano is usually served as appetizer along with bread. In other countries of Western Balkans (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia) it is prepared from green peppers and eggplant.