PRESERVED GARLIC

By | March 18th, 2019|Canning, Preserve & Freezing, Food, Gluten-free, School, Side-dishes, Starters, Veggie, Veggie|

PRESERVED GARLIC AND FETA CHEESE 300 g feta cheese, cut in cubes 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tbsp pepper 1 tbsp chopped oregano, cilantro and rosemary each 1 cup sunflower oil Method: Place all the ingredients in a jar and refrigerate. It keeps well for 1-2 months. GARLIC AND COTTAGE CHEESE [...]

CODFISH BIANCO

By | January 11th, 2019|Fish & Seafood, Food, Gluten-free, School, Special Occasions, Starters, Veggie|

Ingredients: ½ kg fresh codfish about ¾ kg potatoes (boiled whole, then peeled and thinly sliced) a bunch of parsley leaves 5-6 cloves garlic salt and pepper a fair amount of olive oil Method: Cook and sieve the fish reserving 2 dl of the cooking water. Bone the fish tearing “flakes” of meat. Place [...]

BRUSCHETTE VERDE

By | May 7th, 2018|Appetizers&Snacks, Food, Gluten-free, Starters, Veggie|

Ingredients: bread slices – use protein bread (like the good morning bread) or any dark type (if you are gluten-tolerant) 1-2 small zucchini olive oil 1 clove garlic, finely chopped ¼ teaspoon chilli pepper or smoked paprika salt For the guacamole: ½ small onion, finely chopped 2 avocados 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime or lemon [...]

TORTA PASQUALINA

By | March 30th, 2018|Easter, Food, Let's celebrate!, Pies&Tarts, Pite, Predjela, Slavimo, Starters, Uskrs, Veggie, Veggie|

This simple, savoury Ligurian Easter pastry makes a delicious starter or a meal in itself. Ingredients: For the brisee dough: 200 g flour 100 g cold butter shavings a pinch of salt 1-2 tbsp ice-cold water For the filling: 250 g ricotta cheese 300 g fresh spinach 1/3 cup grated cheese (pecorino) 4 [...]

THIN-CRUST CHEESE PIE

By | March 29th, 2018|Desserts, Food, Pies&Tarts, School, Starters, Veggie|

Ingredients: For the dough: 250 g all-purpose flour a pinch of salt 1-2 tbsp oil 1-2 dl water For the filling: 500 g fresh cottage cheese 2 eggs 200 g sour cream salt corn flour (optional) Method: Combine the flour with salt and oil. Add just enough water to knead soft dough. The amount [...]

URNEBES (PANDEMONIUM)

By | May 21st, 2017|Appetizers&Snacks, Food, Gluten-free, Side-dishes, Starters, Veggie|

… if you like it hot… Ingredients: 500 g cottage cheese 1-2 tbsp sour cream 1-2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3-5 tbsp ajvar (pepper-based condiment) 1-3 teaspoons paprika ½ teaspoon chilli pepper salt to taste Method: .Combine all the ingredients well, until uniform. Refrigerate in a sealed container for several hours (preferably, [...]

KSENIJA’S CHICKEN LIVER PÂTÉ

By | April 5th, 2017|Canning, Preserve & Freezing, Food, Meat, Starters|

Ingredients: 750 g chicken liver (not the hearts!) 250 g bacon 3-4 onions 2 dl cooking cream cognac salt and pepper herbs and spices of choice (chilli peppers, parsley leaves, marjoram…) about 1 tbsp lard or butter Method: Wash the liver, trim the veins and chop. Slice the onion and bacon thinly. Melt the [...]

BREAKFAST FROM A JAR

By | February 9th, 2017|Canning, Preserve & Freezing, Food, Gluten-free, School, Starters, Veggie|

A breakfast prepared in this manner is a healthy and practical meal. It boosts your energy early in the day and it's easy to take it with you to work thus “packed” in a jar. Ingredients: Per person: 3 - 4 strawberries 2 tbsp pineapple chunks (fresh or canned) 2 heaping tbsp corn [...]

OVEN-BAKED OMELETTE

By | February 6th, 2017|Appetizers&Snacks, Food, School, Starters|

When you decide to serve a slightly different breakfast to your loved ones… Ingredients: For 4: 6 eggs 1 cup milk ½ cup flour salt and pepper 1 teaspoon chives, finely chopped (fresh or dried) ½ cup grated cheese (Gouda, Tilzit, Edam or similar) 1/3 cup ham, finely chopped Method: Preheat the [...]

GARLIC AND COARSE SEA SALT BRUSCHETTA

By | January 14th, 2017|Food, Side-dishes, Starters|

Ingredients: Per person: 2 slices of stale bread 2 cloves of garlic coarse sea salt olive oil Method: Preheat the oven to 220 °C. Grease a baking tin with a thin layer of olive oil, place the garlic cloves in it and bake for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and place the bread [...]