SPICED CARROT AND FETA GNOCCHI

By | December 30th, 2018|Food, Pasta & Rice, Veggie|

Inspired by Koenemann’s The Essential Pasta Cookbook Ingredients: Gnocchi: 800 g carrots, diced 2 large potatoes 200 g feta cheese 2-2 ½ cups coarse flour nutmeg 1 egg, lightly beaten   Cream and Wine Sauce 50 g butter 2 spring onions, chopped 2 tbsp white wine 400 ml cooking cream salt and white [...]

SOUP NOODLES

By | March 6th, 2018|Food, Hrana, Pasta & Rice, School, ŠKola kuhanja, Soups, Tjestenina i riža|

Ingredients: 1 egg, lightly beaten up to 1 cup flour (preferably, coarse wheatmeal flour) Method: Add as much flour to the beaten egg as needed to make semi-soft dough. Knead until uniform. Roll out as thinly as possible. Leave for 10-15 minutes to slightly dry before cutting into 4 strips. Roll up each strip. [...]

CUTTLEFISH RISOTTO

By | March 5th, 2018|Fish & Seafood, Food, Pasta & Rice|

Ingredients: 1 kg cuttlefish ½ dl olive oil 100 g onion (preferably the flat-shaped Stuttgarter variety), coarsely chopped 50 g garlic, thinly sliced 50 g shallots, thinly sliced a pinch (or 2) of mixed Dalmatian herbs (winter savoury, basil, thyme, marjoram…) ½ dl prošek dessert wine juice of ½ a lemon ½ l fish or [...]

PENNE WITH ZUCCHINI BLOSSOMS

By | June 26th, 2017|Food, Pasta & Rice, Veggie|

Ingredients: 2 zucchinis – thinly sliced 1 large, ripe tomato, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 teaspoon chopped parsley leaves ¼ teaspoon pepperoncino – optional about 20 zucchini blossoms ½ teaspoon saffron 3 tbsp olive oil salt and pepper grated parmesan cheese 500 g penne Method: Sauté the chopped garlic and parsley [...]

SPÄTZLE WITH ZUCCHINI AND SPRING ONION

By | April 28th, 2017|Food, Pasta & Rice|

Ingredients: 1 spring onion 1 zucchini 2 thin slices of home-cured ham (or prosciutto) 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 400 ml cooking cream 1 tbsp oil salt lemon pepper herbs and spices to taste 500 g spätzle (with spinach or plain) Method: Wash the spring onion, trim the ends and chop finely (both the [...]

PANSOTTI WITH COCOA

By | April 4th, 2017|Food, Pasta & Rice, Veggie|

Ingredients: For the white dough: 1 kg flour 4 eggs 1 tbsp oil a pinch of salt For the black dough: 300 g flour 150 g bitter cocoa powder 1 egg 1 tbsp oil a pinch of salt For the filling: 400 g cooked spinach 100 g ricotta cheese 1 egg nutmeg, marjoram, salt [...]

VANJKUŠI

By | March 21st, 2017|Food, Pasta & Rice, Side-dishes, Veggie|

When a holiday season calls for roast turkey or duck, instead of serving it with the Croatian staple – mlinci (pasta tatters), in the region of Moslavina they are served with vanjkuši (pillows). Ingredients: 750 g plain flour ½ dl oil about 5 dl warm water 500 g cottage cheese 80 g maize [...]

QUADRETTI PASTA WITH BRAISED CABBAGE

By | January 24th, 2017|Food, Pasta & Rice, School, Veggie|

Ingredients: ½ green cabbage head 1 small onion 600 ml vegetable stock (or water) salt and pepper oil   ¾ kg pastry flour 2 eggs some water Method: Combine the flour, eggs and water to make a firm (but not too tough) ball of dough. Divide the dough into three smaller balls and thinly [...]

FRIED MAKI SUSHI

By | September 11th, 2016|Food, Pasta & Rice|

Ingredients: 2 cups sushi rice (short grain) 4 cups water 4 tbsp rice vinegar 2 tbsp sugar 1 ½ teaspoon salt 6 nori sheets For the filling: fresh salmon 1 cucumber, julienne soft cheese, julienne wasabi paste For frying: 1 egg ½ cup flour 1 cup coconut coconut or sunflower oil For the topping: 4 [...]

TORTIGLIONI CAKE

By | March 9th, 2016|Food, Pasta & Rice|

Ingredients: 500 g ground meat 500 g tortiglioni 300 g grated cheese 1 small onion 1 clove garlic 1 small carrot 1 stalk celery 4-5 overripe tomatos (or 1 can peeled tomatos) 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp chopped parsley leaves ½ tbsp chopped basil 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar salt and pepper a piece of [...]