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…

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…

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…

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…

Eingemachtes Soup

There is lots of versions of this popular soup, with German origins. Many people made it with meat, but this is the version of my grandma. My familiy always prepare Eingemachtes with only carrot, peas and homemade dumplings. Ingredients for Eingemaches: 2 carrots 2 handful of green peas 1 onion 1 egg and flour for…

Refreshing salad with carrots and beetroot

Refreshing salad with carrots and beetroot has a sweet taste, but the oil and vinegar give it a refreshing taste, so it goes best in summer. It is very healthy because only raw vegetables are used. Ingredients: 2 raw beets 1 larger carrot oil vinegar Preparation: Grate raw carrots and peeled beets Spice it with…

Rice in tomato sauce

Rice in tomato sauce is usually served with cooked meat, most often veal. This is the meal from my childhood and we called it ‘rice and sauce’. It was among my favorites, just like it is now for my kids. And when I don’t have cooked meat, this is one of those ‘quick’ dishes that…

Cornbread with cheese (Proja)

Cornbread with cheese (Proja) can be made in many versions. My favorite version is with low-fat cheese, it’s healthy and very tasty when it is fresh and warm, but it can also stand in the bread pan for days and will not lose its quality. Cornbread with cheese (Proja) can be used instead of bread….

Salsa sauce with tomatoes and peppers

Every summer I get a lot of home-grown tomatoes and peppers, so I turn them into Salsa sauce and prepare it for the winter. There is nothing better than the scents of the summer in the middle of the winter. Salsa sauce (which is basically made only from tomatoes), serves me as a base for…

Grandfather’s Bećarac / Sataraš

Simple recipe for Bećarac, also known as Sataraš. This vegan risotto is made of tomatoes, peppers and rice, and you can eat it as a main dish or as a side dish. My grandfather taught me this recipe from his childhood, and he always told me that he cooked it while he was on ‘bostan’…