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…

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…

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…

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…

Strudel with cherries and semolina

Strudel with cherries and semolina is very popular in Croatia (and in our home), so I am making it very often. Although it doesn’t look like a strudel, this cake is made with classic filo pastry, but it is filled with a mixture of semolina and yoghurt. It has a special taste, and in addition…

Honey Cookies

Honey Cookies recipe I got from lokal beekeepers from Turopolje, it’s their traditional recipe and these cookies are very simple to make. This old recipe belongs to their grandmother, and she didn’t have electric mixer, so you don’t need to have one either. This dough can be kneated and you can use your hands only….

Pumpkin soup

It’s pumpkin season and this soup is often on our table. With carrot and potato, I like to add pumpkin seeds and pumpkin seed oil. Ingredients for Pumpkin soup: 1 onion 1 carrot 1 potato 1 pumpkin Pumpkin seeds and pumpkin seed oil Preparation: Just peel the onion, don’t need to chop it, and fry…