Chard Pie Soparnik

Soparnik is Dalmatian dish and it’s traditionally baked on Good Friday. This famous Chard Pie was known as a food for the poor. It’s especially tasty when it’s baked in a fireplace. But since most of us don’t have a fireplace, here’s a recipe for Soparnik that you can make in the oven. Ingredients for…

Easter Bread Pinca

Sweet bread, called Sirnica or Pinca, is traditionally baked in Croatia during Easter. There are several versions of Pinca, but this is my favorite. I used candied orange peel, but it can be combined with lemon peel and raisins. Ingredients for Easter Bread Pinca: Half a dice of fresh yeast 4 eggs 100 g of…

Fried Egg Cake

An interesting and attractive Fried Egg cake – it looks exactly as the name suggests. This sweet ‘fried’ egg is made of a soft biscuit, vanilla pudding and sour cream, with apricot or peach compote. For a better impression, a Clear Cake Glaze is poured over the cake. It’s not too sweet, and it will…

Cheese dumplings

Cheese dumplings are liked by even the most picky children, and they are very easy to make. Preparation takes a little bit longer because they have to stay in the fridge for at least half an hour, so that the semolina absorbs the liquid and so that the mixture is firmer. They are soft and…

Sweet Potato Dumplings With Plums

Sweet Potato Dumplings With Plums are part of traditional Hungarian cuisine, but they are so common at Croatian tables that we can call them part of our culture. These great dumplings are made from potato dough in which are placed plums (you can also put apricots, or even jam), and then cooked and sprinkled with…

Potato soup with homemade dumplings

Potato soup with homemade dumplings is a reminder of my childhood because it was one of the few dishes that I loved. I still love it, especially because it can be cooked quickly. For better taste, I add sour cream. In addition to the simplicity of this soup, the advantage are the modest groceries that…

Danube Wave Cake

A popular Viennese specialty, gladly seen on Croatian tables. Danube Wave Cake is made of great combination of cherries, two coloured biscuit, vanilla cream and chocolate glaze. The recipe is a little bit demanding, but once you try it, it will be piece of cake. Original name of this dessert is Donauwelle Kuchen. Ingredients for…

Yellow Wax Bean Salad

A simple summer salad, made of Yellow Wax Beans with the addition of garlic and sour cream. Ingredients for Yellow Wax Beans Salad (for 2 persons): 250 g of Yellow Wax Beans 2 tablespoons of sour cream 1 clove of garlic Preparation: Wash the Yellow Wax Beans, cut off their ends, and chop to a…

Krostule

I got this Krostule recipe from a friend whose family has been living on the island of Krk for generations, and the name of her mother’s original recipe is Kroštuli. I saw on the internet that there are also recipes for crunchy Krostule that I would also like to try, but these are soft, because…

Dark Chocolate Doughnuts

It’s time for masquerades and Croatians always making doughnuts at this time of year. So I remembered this old, family recipe for Dark Chocolate Doughnuts. Dark Chocolate Doughnuts are crustily on the outside, but soft on the inside, wrapped in chocolate powder and small enough to fit in one bite. These special donuts are perfect…