DALMATIAN EASTER CAKE

By | April 1st, 2019|Bread & Buns, Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Easter, Food, Let's celebrate!|

Traditional Dalmatian hot cross buns Ingredients: For 4-6 Easter cakes: 1 kg bread flour 1 ½ cubes fresh yeast 250 g sugar 16 dag butter, softened 8 egg yolks 4 egg whites 2 ½ dl warm milk grated zest of 1 whole lemon grated zest of 1 whole orange a small amount of [...]

HEART-SHAPED BOOKMARKER

By | February 12th, 2019|Children, DIY, Home, Presents, Valentine's Day|

What you need: a piece of cardboard a pencil 1 piece of red felt 1 piece of pink felt a small button 40 cm long ribbon needle and thread Cut the cardboard into the shape of a heart using the template. Use the red felt to cut 2 hearts somewhat larger than the cardboard [...]

VALENTINE KISSES

By | February 10th, 2019|Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food, Let's celebrate!, Valentine's Day|

Small biscuits with raspberry filling Ingredients: For the biscuits: 1 ¼ cup brown sugar 2/3 cup butter 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 tsp vanilla (or 1 pouch vanilla sugar) a pinch of salt 1 pouch baking powder 2 ½ cup flour (or more if needed) 2 small, overripe bananas, mashed with a fork [...]

KIDS TEEPEE

By | May 19th, 2018|Birthday, Children, DIY, Djeca, DOM, Halloween, Home, Kids, Little creators, maskenbal, Pokloni, Presents, Rođendan, Uradi sam|

Set up a tepee in your yard or your child's bedroom and provide hours of fun What you need: For the teepee: 4 – 6 bamboo poles 180 – 200 cm in length 3 m of fabric 1.50 m wide several heavy duty elastic bands mostly used for canning rope several large safety [...]

MINIAUDIERE

By | April 18th, 2018|DIY, DOM, Home, Let's celebrate!, Pokloni, Presents, Slavimo, Uradi sam|

What you need: 50x50 cm black plush 30x50 cm grey satin 30x50 cm strong fabric 30x50 cm interfacing fabric 1 zipper (with crystals), 25 cm long several feathers (optional) 1 safety pin Iron (to glue) the interfacing fabric to the back side of the satin. Use the template to cut two pieces from the [...]

BUNNY PILLOW

By | March 31st, 2018|DIY, Easter, Home, Let's celebrate!, Presents|

What you need:   1 pillow, 40x40 cm 1 piece of cotton fabric, 41x86 cm 1 piece of colourful fabric 23 x 16 cm 3 cm velcro strap 1 pompon Print and cut out the template. Use it to cut the bunny from the colourful fabric. Trim all edges of the cotton fabric [...]

TORTA PASQUALINA

By | March 30th, 2018|Easter, Food, Let's celebrate!, Pies&Tarts, Starters, 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 [...]

LONG-EARED CUPCAKES

By | March 26th, 2018|Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Easter, Food, Let's celebrate!|

Ingredients: For the dough: 120 g butter (room temperature) 120 g sugar 1 tbsp grated lemon zest 2 large eggs 200 g flour a pinch of salt 1 teaspoon baking powder ¾ cup sour cherries from a compote (pitted) 125 ml sour cherry compote liquid For the frosting: 100 g softened butter 80 -100 g [...]

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE BUNDT CAKE (GUGELHUPF)

By | March 18th, 2018|Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Easter, Food, Let's celebrate!|

This sponge-bundt cake will remain fresh much longer than one made with yeast, while still being equally decorative on your Easter table and appealing to your loved ones. Ingredients: For the sponge cake: 200 g sugar 150 g butter (at room temperature) a pinch of salt 5 eggs 300 g flour 1 ½ [...]

SALTED EASTER CAKE

By | March 10th, 2018|Bread & Buns, Easter, Food, Let's celebrate!|

Torta di formaggi is traditionally baked for Easter in various parts of Italy. It is served with sliced salami, eggs and cheese. Ingredients: 500 g flour 4 eggs (room temperature) 2 dl warm milk 15 g dry yeast 1 teaspoon salt 120 g pecorino cheese, grated 50 g provolone (or other) cheese, diced 100 [...]