Stuffed Peppers

In the summer heat when it is difficult to cook every day, you can make stuffed peppers in the evening and eat them for a few days. If you run out of peppers while filling, make the meat balls and cook them all together, they will be also very tasty. Ingredients for the recipe Stuffed…

Little Fried Meatballs with Carrot

Fried Meatballs or how we call it Faširanci, is a popular dish in every Croatian cuisine, and they are very easy to make. Since I have little children, I am making them like little balls in which I add grated carrot. This way, children love to eat them and they also have the addition of…

Zagreb Veal Steak

The original Zagreb steak is made from veal, but you can make it with any other meat, such as turkey or pork. For this recipe, it is better that the steak is little bit bigger because the meat is filled with ham and cheese, and then folded on one side, then breaded and fried. Zagreb…

Yellow Wax Bean Stew

Mahune – that is the name of the vegetables in this recipe, in Croatian. I couldn’t find correct name for it in English, I think it’s ‘fine green beans’ or ‘yellow wax beans’. Although the beans I have in my garden are yellow, I think it’s the same thing as green beans. I add pictures,…

Pork Steak ‘Turopolje’ in Champignon Sauce

Turopolje pork steak with wide noodles and mushroom sauce is a true classic in continental Croatia. In addition to its excellent taste, it can be made quickly and easily. Ingredients for Pork Steak ‘Turopolje’ in Champignon Sauce (for 2 persons): 500 g of pork leg steak 100 g of tagliatelle 500 ml of cooking cream…

Kvrgusa Pie

Kvrgusa Pie is Bosnian traditional dish. Due to the juicy chicken meat and the crunchy dough that surrounds it, this simple dish is very popular in Croatia as well. When you serve it with sour cream and lettuce, this bumpy chicken pie becomes a tasty and complete lunch that is loved by all generations. Ingredients…

Chicken Perkelt

Ingredients for Chicken Perkelt (for 2 persons): Half a kilogram of chicken meat (drumsticks, wings, thighs…) Half an onion 1 big carrot Pasta Minced red pepper Preparation: 1. Chop onion into dices, and shred carrot on grater. 2. Stew onion and carrot on little bit of oil, with salt andminced red pepper. 3. Put chicken…

Čobanac with three types of meat

Čobanac is traditional meal from Slavonija. It’s name came from word ‘čoban’, which means ‘herdsman’. Ingredients for Čobanac with three types of meat (for a five liter pot): 300 g of beef 300 g of pork 300 g of turkey or chicken meat 700 g onion 3 garlic cloves 3 carrots 2 parsnip or parsley…

Bolognese

Ingredients for Bolognese (for 2 people): 1/2 of onion 1 clove of garlic 250 g of minced beef and pork (mixed together) 300 ml of tomato sauce homemade bouillon cubes spices: salt, rosemary, oregano, basil 300 g of spaghetti Preparation: 1. Chop the onion, and saute it on olive oil, then add chopped garlic and…