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…

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…

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…

Bucnica Croatian cheese and pumpkin strudel

Rolled pastry filled with cheese and grated pumpkin, called Bučnica, is a speciality which is still prepared in the homes of northern Croatia, Zagorje. This traditional Croatian strudel is made with thin dough, filled with a combination of grated pumpkin, salt, cottage cheese, butter and eggs. In Croatia it’s made with green pumpkin called Buča, but you can…

Buns with pork greaves

Croatian classic dish – Buns with pork greaves, or in Croatian Pogačice s čvarcima / Čvarkuše. They are very popular in Croatia, and it’s not a big problem to make it. Ingredients for Buns with pork greaves: Dough: 1/2 kg of flour 350 ml of milk 1 tbsp of softened butter 7 g of dried…

Dill sauce

Ingredients for Dill sauce few fresh dill twigs 40 g butter 40 g of flour half liter of milk Preparation: 1. Put the pot on heat, add butter and heat until it’s start melting, then put the flour on it and stir a little bit.2. Pour out the warm milk (or it can be just…

Baked beans with sausage

Ingredients for “Baked beans with sausage” (for 2 persons): half an onion 2 clove of garlic 300 g of beans 2 small carrots or 1 big 1 big spoon of tomato sauce cca 250 g of semi dry sausage Preparation: 1. Put the beans in a pot and left it to soak in a water…

Cabbage in tomato sauce

Ingredients for ‘Cabbage in tomato sauce’: half an onion half a head of cabbage half liter of tomato sauce Preparation: 1. Cut the cabbage into strips, and onion into small cubes. 2. Stew it all together, on little bit of oil, until it softens. 3. Pour tomato sauce on it, and leave it on heat…

Bread with bacon

In winter, there is nothing better than the smell of fresh bread and roasted bacon – all in one! Ingredients for Bread with bacon: 600 g of flour 1 small bag of dry yeast (7 g) glass of lukewarm water (about 2.5 dcl) 2 tbsp of oil 1 teaspoon of salt and half a teaspoon…

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…