CHICKEN SATAY WITH PEANUT SAUCE

By | February 29th, 2020|Categories: Bez glutena, Food, Gluten-free, Hrana, Meat, Meso|Tags: , , , |

For 4: Satay: 400 g chicken breast, cut into cubes 2 tbsp chop shallot 2 tbsp chop garlic 2 tbsp sweet soy sauce 2 tbsp salty soy sauce 2 tbsp lime juice 2 tbsp coconut [...]

CANTUCCINI

By | November 24th, 2019|Categories: Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food, Hrana, Sitni kolači, Veggie|Tags: , , , |

Traditional Italian biscuits. Legend has it that they originated from the town of Prato, where they called them biscotti, from Old Latin bis cotto – baked twice. The dry biscuits kept well and tasted [...]

KING OF PUDDINGS

By | October 27th, 2019|Categories: Desserts, Food, School|Tags: , |

Ingredients: 80 g dark chocolate 2 cups chocolate flavoured milk 2 cups fresh breadcrumbs ½ cup custer sugar 2 eggs, separated ½ cup black cherry jam Method: Break the chocolate into small pieces and [...]

CREAM OF CELERIAC SOUP

By | September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Food, Hrana, Juhe, Soups, Veggie|Tags: , , , , |

Ingredients: 250 g cleaned celeriac (celery root) 1 tbsp butter 3 tbsp spelt flour 1 l vegetable stock 1 tbsp cream juice of ½ lemon salt, white pepper, pellitory, sugar Method: Slice [...]

CARROT CAKE

By | September 20th, 2019|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Hrana, Torte|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

St. Hildegard's recipe Ingredients: 6 eggs (separated egg yolks and egg whites) 250 g brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 250 g grated carrot 300 g ground almonds 50 g spelt flour lemon zest [...]

GRANOLA

By | September 9th, 2019|Categories: Canning, Preserve & Freezing, Food, Hrana, Konzerviranje, School, ŠKola kuhanja, Veggie|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ingredients: 1 cup spelt flakes šalice 1 cup oat flakes 1/2 cup chopped walnuts and hazelnuts 1/2 cup chopped almonds 1/2 tsp grounc cinnamon ½ cup coconut oil 2 tbls honey or maple syrup   [...]

CAKE FROM ŽUPNI DVOR

By | June 11th, 2019|Categories: Desserts, Hrana, Pite, Torte, Veggie|Tags: , , , , |

Sastojci: Prhko tijesto: 200 g pirovog brašna 100 g maslaca prstohvat soli 2 žlice vode 1 žlica octa 1 žumanjak Premaz: 100 g šećera 150 g badema 1 – 2 velike naribane jabuke [...]

STRAWBERRY JAM

By | May 26th, 2019|Categories: Bez glutena, Canning, Preserve & Freezing, Food, Hrana, Konzerviranje|Tags: , , , , |

Ingredients: 1 kg cleaned strawberries 500 g sugar 1 pouch Želin (or other natural pectin/gelling agent) Method: Stem the strawberries and wash gently under running water. Leave to drain. Process with a (hand) blender. [...]

CROSTATA OD PALENTE I ZELENOG POVRĆA

By | April 6th, 2019|Categories: Hrana, Predjela, ŠKola kuhanja, Tjestenina i riža, Veggie|Tags: , , , , , |

Sastojci: Za koru: 250 g kukuruznog brašna za palentu sol komadić maslaca 1/3 šalice ribanog parmezana začinsko bilje (timijan, origano, kopar... – po želji)   Za nadjev: 1 tikvica, narezana na kockice 1 poriluk, narezan [...]

DALMATIAN EASTER CAKE

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

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 [...]

SALMON WITH VEGETABLES

By | March 26th, 2019|Categories: Fish & Seafood, Food|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ingredients: 4 salmon fillets 600 g baking potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced 1 large zucchini, sliced 1 onion, peeled and sliced 10-12 cherry tomatoes, halved (or 2-3 tomatoes, quartered) several cloves garlic, peeled ½ red [...]

SIMPLE FUDGE

By | March 26th, 2019|Categories: Bez glutena, Canning, Preserve & Freezing, Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food, Gluten-free|Tags: , , , , |

Fudge is a high-calorie sweet, rich in sugar and fat while lacking moisture, hence it keeps well. It is served sliced into cubes. It is traditionally prepared from milk, butter and sugar with the [...]

OYSTER MUSHROOMS WITH LAMB’S LETTUCE

By | March 24th, 2019|Categories: Bez glutena, Food, Gluten-free, Hrana, Veggie, Veggie|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ingredients: 1 kg oyster mushrooms 2 tbsp sour cream 1 onion 1 clove garlic 100 g butter 250 g lamb’s lettuce pumpkin seed oil aceto balsamico 200 g carrots 1 tbsp chopped almonds [...]

CHICKEN IN RIESLING

By | March 24th, 2019|Categories: Food, Hrana, Meat, Meso|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ingredients: 1 chicken 1 clove garlic salt, pepper, galangal, pellitory 2 tbsp spelt flour 3 tbsp oil (or butter) 200 g sliced champignons 100 g butter 250 ml white wine (Riesling) 1 bay [...]

HEAD LETTUCE WITH SPELT

By | March 24th, 2019|Categories: Food, Hrana, Salads, Salate|Tags: , , , , , |

Head lettuce is, according to St. Hildegard, an universal aid for digestion, helps with constipation and aids brain circulation. Ingredients: 1 head lettuce (crisphead, Romaine, oakleaf, lamb’s lettuce…) 2 tbsp wine [...]

HILDEGARD’S ENERGY COOKIES

By | March 24th, 2019|Categories: Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food, Hrana, Sitni kolači|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

According to St. Hildegard's, these biscuits may help with blood circulation and memory loss and calm the nerves Ingredients: 400 g spelt flour 250 g butter 150 g sugar 200 g ground [...]

BEETROOT & WHOLE GRAIN SPELT SALAD

By | March 24th, 2019|Categories: Food, Hrana, Salads, Salate, Veggie, Veggie|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

An interesting combination according to the instructions of St. Hildegard Ingredients: 4 tbsp boiled spelt grains 200 g fresh granular cheese 150 g boiled beetroot 1 tbsp freshly grated horseradish 1 [...]

TURKEY ESCALOPES IN DILL SAUCE

By | March 24th, 2019|Categories: Food, Hrana, Meat, Meso|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ingredients: 4 turkey escalopes 50 g spelt flour 50 g butter 750 ml stock salt and pepper pellitory, galangal dill and mint – finely chopped lemon juice Method: Rub the escalopes with [...]

PRESERVED GARLIC

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

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: [...]

BREAKFAST COCONUT MASH

By | March 9th, 2019|Categories: Beverages, Food, Veggie|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Prepare the mash in the evening! Ingredients: Serves 1 2 tbsp oatmeal 1 tbsp coconut 1-2 tsp bitter cocoa powder 1 tbsp chia seeds 1 tsp cream cheese 1 tbsp Greek yoghurt ½ [...]

SPELT FLOUR PANCAKES

By | March 9th, 2019|Categories: Food, Side-dishes, Veggie, Veggie|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

According to St. Hildegard Ingredients: For the pancakes: 1 cup spelt flour 1 ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 1 cup milk 1 cup sour cream 3 tbsp melted butter (or oil) [...]

CHOCOLATE BARS

By | March 1st, 2019|Categories: Desserts, Hrana, Kolači|Tags: , , , |

Ingredients: For the dough: 225 g butter 100 g dark chocolate, chopped 150 ml water 300 g bread flour 2 tsp baking powder 275 g soft brown sugar 150 ml sour cream 2 eggs, beaten [...]

SPELT FLATBREAD

By | March 1st, 2019|Categories: Bread & Buns, Food, Hrana, Kruh i peciva, Veggie|

Ingredients: For the flatbread: 250 g spelt flour (type 630) 250 g wholemeal spelt flour 1 pouch dry yeast ½ tsp salt 1 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp oil For the topping: 1 egg white, beaten [...]

BRIGADEIROS

By | February 16th, 2019|Categories: Bez glutena, Desserts, Food, Gluten-free, Hrana, Sitni kolači|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A traditional Brasilian sweets Ingredients: 1 can of condensed milk (400 ml) 4 tbsp chocolate (or cocoa) powder 1 tbsp butter 1 cup chocolate or coloured sprinkles Method: Combine the condensed milk, [...]

VALENTINE KISSES

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

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 [...]

SFOGLIATELLE (LOBSTER TAIL PASTRIES)

By | February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Desserts, Food|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A pastry typical for southern Italy. It was first made by a nun of the Santa Rosa Monastery in Conca dei Marini (the Amalfi Coast) in the 17th century. In the 19th century the [...]

FRUIT BOWL FOR BREAKFAST

By | February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Food, Gluten-free, School, ŠKola kuhanja, Veggie, Veggie|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A healthy way to start your day Ingredients: 1 banana ½ cup frozen raspberries ½ tsp honey 2 tbsp oat flakes 8 almonds Method: Combine the banana, raspberries, honey and a small [...]

PANNA COTTA

By | January 28th, 2019|Categories: Desserts, Food, Hrana|Tags: , , , |

This traditional Italian dessert is easy to prepare. It only uses 4 ingredients and takes 15 minutes to prepare. Ingredients: 500 ml sweet cream 80 g sugar 80 g gelatine leaves 1 vanilla [...]

APPLE BUNDT CAKE

By | January 11th, 2019|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Hrana, Kolači, Uskrs|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Taken from the book „Sv, Hildegarda i hrana kao lijek“ (St. Hildegard and Foods of Health) Ingredients: 250 g butter 180 g sugar 250 g spelt flour 120 g ground almonds [...]

CODFISH BIANCO

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

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: [...]

BLACK & WHITE CAKE

By | January 11th, 2019|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Hrana, Posebne prilike, Special Occasions, Torte|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ingredients: For the sponge: 3 eggs (separate yolks and whites) 3 tbsp cold water 150 ml sugar 150 ml flour Crème # 1: 250 g chocolate 125 g butter 5 eggs (separate yolks and whites) [...]

ST. HILDEGARD’S CHESTNUT CAKE

By | January 1st, 2019|Categories: Bez glutena, Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Gluten-free, Hrana, Torte|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sugar and flour free Ingredients: 500 g boiled and peeled chestnuts 5 tbsp almond liqueur or orange juice (or rum) 5 tbsp acacia honey 6 eggs (separated) 1 tbsp vanilla 250 g ground [...]

MOM’S APPLE PIE

By | December 30th, 2018|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Pies&Tarts|Tags: , , , |

Ingredients: 35 dag coarse flour 25 dag butter at room temperature 3 egg yolks 3 tbsp sugar 3 tbsp sour cream a pinch of salt, lemon zest and a small amount of rum 1-1 ½ [...]

SPICED CARROT AND FETA GNOCCHI

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

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 [...]

HOME-MADE COOKIES

By | November 16th, 2018|Categories: Cookies&Treats, Food, School|Tags: , , , |

Our grandmothers used to bake cookies on wood burning stoves, in moulds that were borrowed from “door to door”. Today, there are waffle makers, some in the shape of hearts that will serve just [...]

FOCACCIA GENOVESE

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: Appetizers&Snacks, Bread & Buns, Food, Hrana, Kruh i peciva|Tags: , , , |

Ingredients: 200 g water 20 g olive oil 7 g salt 320 g flour (type 00) 1 teaspoon honey or sugar 6 g dry yeast (or 17 g fresh yeast) cherry tomatoes olives (optional) small [...]

BUTTON MUSHROOM ROLL

By | October 27th, 2018|Categories: Appetizers&Snacks, Cakes & Pastries, Food, Veggie, Veggie|Tags: , , |

Ingredients: 1 ½ kg button mushrooms (champignons) 2 onions 2 slices brown bread 1 egg salt and pepper additional seasoning to your liking 300 ml sour cream 24 sheets fillo /phyllo/ dough Method: Sauté [...]

LEMON CAPRESE CAKE

By | October 14th, 2018|Categories: Desserts, Food, Gluten-free|

Ingredients: 200 g almonds, peeled and ground (almond flour) 70 g potato flour 150 g melted butter 4 eggs, separated egg yolks and egg whites 150 g a pinch of salt grated lemon zest 1 [...]

CRESCENT ROLLS

By | August 21st, 2018|Categories: Bread & Buns, Food|

Ingredients: For the crescent rolls: 1 l plain flour 2 heaping tbsp sour cream ½ tsp sugar 1 tsp salt 12 dag melted butter 1 block of fresh yeast about 3 dl warm milk ½ [...]

MARINARA SAUCE

By | August 4th, 2018|Categories: Food, Sauces, Veggie|

Ingredients: 1 small onion, chopped 2-3 cloves garlic, chopped ¾ l boiled tomatoes (or a large can of peeled tomatoes) chives, thyme and parsley leaves, chopped 1-2 tbsp olive oil salt and pepper ½ teaspoon [...]

MEATBALLS

By | August 4th, 2018|Categories: Food, Meat, Meso|Tags: , , |

A staple of Italian cuisine, served with Marinara Sauce Ingredients: 800 g ground pork and beef 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 egg 1-2 slices of stale bread ½ [...]

CAPRESE CAKE

By | June 28th, 2018|Categories: Bez glutena, Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Gluten-free, Hrana, Torte|

Melt the butter and chocolate over low heat. Set aside. Preheat the oven to 180 ºC. Grease a 20-cm cake tin and line with a sheet of parchment paper. Beat the egg yolks with half [...]

RICOTTA AND BLACKCURRANT CROSTATA

By | June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Desserts, Food, Pies&Tarts|

Ingredients: For the crust: 400 g plain flour 100 g sugar 200 g cold butter 1 egg 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest ½ teaspoon baking powder For the filling: 500 g ricotta cheese 2 pouches [...]

BREAKFAST CRÈME

By | May 29th, 2018|Categories: Desserts, Food, Gluten-free, Veggie|

For 2: ¼ cup cereal ¼ cup warm milk 1 frozen banana ½ cup blueberries and raspberries dark chocolate shavings Pour the milk over the cereal, cover with a lid and leave overnight. In [...]

DARK TRUMPETS

By | May 24th, 2018|Categories: Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: For the dough: 350 g flour 150 g icing sugar 180 g margarine, refrigerated 70 g ground walnuts 1 egg 1 egg yolk 1 tbsp cocoa powder For the crème: 10 eggs 20 tbsp [...]

STRAWBERRY AND BANANA ICE CREAM

By | May 12th, 2018|Categories: Desserts, Food, Gluten-free, Kids, Little chef, School, Veggie|

Ingredients: 3 bananas 6-10 strawberries ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder Method: Peel and slice the bananas into 1 cm thick slices. Place in a plastic bag and freeze for several hours. Place the frozen bananas [...]

ZUCCHINI WITH MEAT

By | May 12th, 2018|Categories: Food, Gluten-free, Meat|Tags: , , |

Ingredients: 4 zucchinis 250 g ground meat 1 onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 2-3 dl home-cooked tomatoes 2 tbsp oil salt and pepper spices to taste 250 ml cream (over 25 % [...]

BANANA ICE CREAM

By | May 10th, 2018|Categories: Desserts, Food, Gluten-free, Kids, Little chef, School, Veggie|Tags: , |

Ingredients: 4 bananas 2-3 tbsp bitter cocoa powder Method: Peel the bananas, place in a freezer bag and freeze for several hours. Blend the frozen bananas in a blender. Add the cocoa powder and [...]

BRUSCHETTE VERDE

By | May 7th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

QUINOA BURGER

By | April 24th, 2018|Categories: Food, Veggie|Tags: , |

Tasty burgers without a trace of meat Ingredients: Makes 4: 1 cup boiled quinoa 3 sun-dried tomatoes (preserved in oil) ½ cup grated cheese 1/3 cup finely chopped onion 1 clove garlic, chopped [...]

PEACOCK’s EYE

By | April 22nd, 2018|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: For the sponge cake: 6 egg yolks 8 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp cocoa powder 4 tbsp pastry flour ½ satchel baking powder 8 egg whites For the crème: 10 tbsp sugar 2 egg yolks [...]

ENGLISH PUDDING WITH MOCHA SAUCE

By | April 18th, 2018|Categories: Desserts, Food|

The recipe was inspired by one published in Könemann’s Pies & Puddings mini-cookbook Ingredients: For the pudding: 2 ¼ cup flour ¼ cup bitter coca powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon baking [...]

TORTA PASQUALINA

By | March 30th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

THIN-CRUST CHEESE PIE

By | March 29th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

TUSCAN SOUP

By | March 29th, 2018|Categories: Food, Soups, Veggie|

Made from beans zucchini and spinach – a healthy meal rich in fibre and vitamins Ingredients: 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 small zucchini, diced 1 yellow carrot, grated (optional) [...]

LONG-EARED CUPCAKES

By | March 26th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE BUNDT CAKE (GUGELHUPF)

By | March 18th, 2018|Categories: 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: [...]

SALTED EASTER CAKE

By | March 10th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

SOUP NOODLES

By | March 6th, 2018|Categories: Food, Pasta & Rice, School, Soups|

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 [...]

LEMON CROSTATA

By | March 6th, 2018|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Pies&Tarts|

Ingredients: For the dough: 200 g plain flour 80 g cold butter 100 g icing sugar a pinch of salt 1 egg For the filling: 2 organic lemons 2 eggs 100 g sugar 60 g [...]

CUTTLEFISH RISOTTO

By | March 5th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

VEGETABLE WRAPS

By | March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Appetizers&Snacks, Food, Veggie, Veggie|

Makes 4:   1 zucchini 1 small aubergine (eggplant) 8 cherry tomatoes 1 fresh red capsicum 4 sun-dried tomatoes (optional) lettuce (butterhead) leaves hummus 4 large tortillas wraps .Cut the zucchini into strips [...]

CHOCOLATE PUDDING PIE

By | March 1st, 2018|Categories: Food, Pies&Tarts|

Ingredients: For the crust: 150 g cold butter shavings 300 g plain flour 85 g icing sugar a pinch of salt 2 egg yolks 1 tbsp cold water (if needed)   For the pudding: [...]

GOOD MORNING BREAD

By | February 19th, 2018|Categories: Bez glutena, Bread & Buns, Food, Gluten-free, Hrana, Kruh i peciva|

A recipe by Anita Šupe I keep several slices of this bread in my freezer at all times. I take it out in the evening, spread the slices with butter or cheese spread in [...]

COATED APPLE FRITTERS

By | January 30th, 2018|Categories: Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food|

A simple delicacy by our grandmothers Ingredients: 3 apples 1 egg 9-10 heaping teaspoons of soft wheat flour 1 cup (240 ml) milk 1 pouch vanilla sugar 1 teaspoon rum a pinch of [...]

VANILLA AND CHOCOLATE ROLLS

By | January 24th, 2018|Categories: Bread & Buns, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: For the dough: 450 g plain flour 14 g dry yeast 6 tbsp sugar 220 ml warm milk 2 eggs 90 g butter, melted 2 pouches vanilla sugar 1-2 teaspoons grated lemon zest For [...]

CHEESE SAUCE

By | January 20th, 2018|Categories: Food, Sauces|

Ingredients: 5 g butter 1 tbs flour 2 dl milk 1 teaspoon mustard (or a hot sauce, to taste) 1 cup grated cheese (gouda, cheddar,…) salt Method: Melt the butter, add the flour and [...]

PRETZELS

By | January 20th, 2018|Categories: Bread & Buns, Food, Hrana, Kruh i peciva|

These, originally Bavarian pretzels that are a staple street food of New York are great snacks to be enjoyed with beer and good company. Serve them with cheese or Dijon sauces. This recipe was [...]

POPPY SEED DELIGHT

By | December 14th, 2017|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: For the sponge: 3 eggs 15 level tbsp sugar 10 tbsp plain flour ½ dl oil 3 dl milk 150 g poppy seeds (not ground) ½ pouch baking powder For the icing: 100 g [...]

CHOCO CRINKLES

By | December 14th, 2017|Categories: Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: 1 cup bitter dark cocoa powder 1 cup finely granulated sugar 1 pouch vanilla sugar ½ cup oil 3 eggs a pinch of salt 2 cups plain flour ½ pouch baking powder (2 [...]

SEAFOOD SOUP

By | December 8th, 2017|Categories: Fish & Seafood, Food, Soups, Veggie|

Ingredients:   1 small onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 2 potatoes, peeled and diced 2-3 soft tomatoes, diced 200 g prawn tails 200 g mussel meat 200 g white fish filets, [...]

VOLCANO-PIZZA

By | November 17th, 2017|Categories: Fish & Seafood, Food, Special Occasions|

Ingredients: 500 g flour 25 g fresh yeast cuttlefish ink ½ teaspoon sugar ¾ teaspoon salt water and olive oil cooked tomatoes mussels (cleaned), cuttlefish, whole scampi (or prawns), salted anchovies, fresh salmon, surimi,… - [...]

FLUFFY ROLLS

By | November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: For the sponge: 3 eggs (separated egg whites and egg yolks) 3 tbsp sugar 4 tbsp flour 3 tbsp oil 1 teaspoon baking powder a pinch of salt For the crème: 2 eggs 3 [...]

ROUX SOUP

By | November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Food, School, Soups|

For 4: oil (about ½ dl) flour (about ½ cup) 1 teaspoon sweet paprika 1 tbsp dill, chopped ¼ cup cooking cream salt, pepper and spices to taste 1-2 teaspoons vinegar Method: Heat the [...]

PEBBLE-LIKE HAMBURGERS

By | November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Appetizers&Snacks, Birthday, Bread & Buns, Food, Halloween, Let's celebrate!, Meat, Special Occasions|

For about 15 small burgers, 4 cm in diameter: For the buns: ½ l flour 1 ½ dl warm milk 10 dag fresh yeast ½ tbsp sour cream ½ dl oil ½ teaspoon salt a [...]

CHURROS

By | October 22nd, 2017|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup water 2 tbsp sugar a pinch of salt 1 tbsp oil 1 cup flour frying oil ½ cup granulated sugar 1 tbsp cinnamon Method: Combine the water, sugar, oil, and [...]

SPICY WHOLE ROASTED CAULIFLOWER

By | October 22nd, 2017|Categories: Food, Gluten-free, Side-dishes, Veggie|

Adjusted from Purewow.com Ingredients: 1 large head cauliflower 1 ½ cup Greek yogurt 1 lime (juice and zest) 2 teaspoons chilli 1 tbsp paprika 1 tbsp curry powder 1 tbsp garlic powder 2 [...]

QUINCE JAM

By | October 19th, 2017|Categories: Canning, Preserve & Freezing, Food|

Ingredients: 3 kg quince 1.2 kg sugar 4 apples juice of 2 lemons 4 dl water Method: Wash the quince and apples thoroughly. Halve, seed and dice. Add the sugar, water and lemon juice [...]

LEMON CAKE

By | October 1st, 2017|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: For the sponge: 125 g butter, at room temperature 4 eggs 2 ½ cups flour 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda a pinch of salt 2 cups granulated sugar 2 teaspoons [...]

ILONKA’S PICKLES

By | September 26th, 2017|Categories: Canning, Preserve & Freezing, Food, Veggie|

When in Slavonia, make sure to visit the village of Hrastin where, at its outskirts, lives Ilonka with her family. She works diligently with her children and grandchildren on the family fields and in [...]

PINĐUR

By | September 26th, 2017|Categories: Canning, Preserve & Freezing, Food, Gluten-free, Veggie|

Ingredients: 6 kg red bull's horn peppers 3 kg tomatoes 1-2 dl oil 1-2 dl wine vinegar about 3 tbsp salt about 4 tbsp sugar 4-6 cloves garlic, finely chopped chopped parsley leaves hot [...]

ONION FOCACCIA

By | September 24th, 2017|Categories: Bread & Buns, Food|

Ingredients: 500 g flour 3-4 teaspoons salt 1-2 teaspoon sugar 300-350 ml warm water 17 g (2 pouches) dry yeast ½ dl olive oil 1-2 white (silverskin) onions, peeled and sliced 1 dl olive oil [...]

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE CHEESE CAKE

By | September 9th, 2017|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: For the crust: 150 g ground biscuits 2 teaspoons bitter cocoa 125 g butter, melted For the crème: 200 g cream cheese 400 ml sweet cream 5 tbsp icing sugar 1 pouch vanilla sugar [...]

GRANDMOTHER’S “EINGEMACHTES” SOUP

By | September 6th, 2017|Categories: Food, Soups|

My grandmother Micika cooked this traditional soup using chicken offal or veal breast cut into tiny pieces. Just thinking about it returns me to my childhood. The pictures swirl in my head: grandmother at [...]

GREEK-STYLE SPINACH PIES

By | August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Appetizers&Snacks, Food, Pies&Tarts, Veggie|

Ingredients: 500 g baby spinach 500 g feta cheese 5-6 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3 eggs 1 dl olive oil salt and pepper Feuille de Brick pastry sheets sesame Method: Wash and drain the [...]

CHOCOLATE CAKE WITH BLUEBERRIES

By | August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Gluten-free|

Ingredients: For the sponge: 6 egg whites 6 egg yolks 10 level tablespoons sugar a pinch of salt 120 g dark chocolate ½ pouch (1 teaspoon) baking powder 1 jar of blueberry jam 500 ml [...]

PEACH PIE

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Pies&Tarts|

Ingredients: For the crust: 350 g flour 200 g butter, cold and diced 100 g sugar a pinch of salt 2 tbsp sour cream 1-2 tbsp ice-cold water For the filling: 1 ½ kg peaches [...]

GRANDMA’S RED CURRANT PIE

By | July 24th, 2017|Categories: Desserts, Food, Pies&Tarts|

Ingredients: 25 dag flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 12 dag sugar 1 pouch vanilla sugar 1 egg 2 egg yolks 12 dag cold butter 1-2 tbsp cream ½ cup jam (plum/sour cherry/apricot) 3 egg whites [...]

FISH IN KEY LIME SAUCE

By | July 23rd, 2017|Categories: Fish & Seafood, Food|

You can find the original recipe at the TROPICAL LIFE, FOOD AND FUN blog http://www.tropicallifefoodandfun.com/fresh-fish-with-key-lime-butter-sauce/ Ingredients: 800-900 g fresh fish filets (cod, hake, gilthead…) salt For the sauce: 1 cup water ¼ cup [...]

PENNE WITH ZUCCHINI BLOSSOMS

By | June 26th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

MEŠTAR’S SELINE MUSSELS À LA BUZZARA

By | June 19th, 2017|Categories: Fish & Seafood, Food, School, Veggie|

There are several mussel farms close to the Adriatic coastal road between the Maslenica Bridge and Seline – which presents a splendid opportunity for purchasing fresh, delicious black mussels for only HRK 15/kg and [...]

BAKED BEANS, MACEDONIA-STYLE

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Food, School, Side-dishes|

Ingredients: 500 g white beans (from Tetovo) 1 large onion 1-2 peppers 2-3 ripe tomatoes 1 tbsp sweet paprika (bukovec) 1 tbsp flour ½ teaspoon hot paprika – to taste salt and pepper thyme 1 [...]

URNEBES (PANDEMONIUM)

By | May 21st, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

PIÑA COLADA CUP

By | May 21st, 2017|Categories: Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: For the shortcrust pastry: 120 g (8 tbsp) flour 30 g (2 tbsp) coconut 70 g cold butter, diced 15 g (1 tbsp) icing sugar a pinch of salt 1 small pineapple (or ½ [...]

MISSISSIPPI MUD PIE

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Pies&Tarts|

Ingredients: For the crust: 200 g chocolate cookies with crème filling (Oreo, Moto or the like) 100 g melted butter For the cake: 6 eggs – separate egg whites and egg yolks 200 g dark [...]

PANCAKE CAKE

By | May 9th, 2017|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: For the pancakes: 2 eggs 3 cups milk 2 ½ cups flour 1 tbsp sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder a pinch of salt grated lemon zest 1 teaspoon melted butter or oil + extra [...]

CHOCO MILLEFOGLIE

By | May 5th, 2017|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: 500 g puff pastry (2x250 g) 6 egg yolks 400 ml milk 100 ml sweet cream 10 tbsp granulated sugar 1 vanilla pod 3 tbsp starch 100 g dark chocolate icing sugar Method: [...]

CODFISH ZÉ DO PIPO STYLE

By | April 30th, 2017|Categories: Fish & Seafood, Food|

A traditional Portuguese dish Ingredients: 1 kg potatoes, peeled and sliced 5 g butter 1 dl milk 4 cod fillets (soaked) olive oil 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 2 small onions, thinly sliced [...]

NEW YORK-STYLE CHEESE CAKE

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: For the crust: 300 g ground biscuits 124 g melted butter For the crème: 750 g cream cheese 4 eggs 300 ml sour cream grated lime (or lemon) zest 200 g icing sugar 2 [...]

SPÄTZLE WITH ZUCCHINI AND SPRING ONION

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

EASTER CAKE

By | April 14th, 2017|Categories: Desserts, Easter, Food, Special Occasions|

Ingredients: ½ kg flour 1 fresh yeast ½ l warm milk 2 eggs + 1 egg yolk 70 g sugar 20 g vanilla sugar a pinch of salt 1 large tbsp rum 120 g butter, [...]

BANANA WAFFLES

By | April 10th, 2017|Categories: Bread & Buns, Desserts, Food, Veggie|Tags: , |

Ingredients: 1 egg ¼ cup sugar 1 cup flour ¼ cup cereal 1 cup milk ¼ cup oil 1-2 bananas, overripe 2 teaspoons baking powder a pinch of salt ¼ cup chocolate chips Method: [...]

BANANA COOKIES

By | April 10th, 2017|Categories: Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: 1 egg 2 bananas, overripe ½ cup brown sugar ¼ cup granulated sugar ¼ cup butter, softened 2 pouches vanilla sugar or 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 ½ cup cereal 1 ¼ cup flour ½ [...]

KSENIJA’S CHICKEN LIVER PÂTÉ

By | April 5th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

MUSHROOM RÖSTI

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: Food, Gluten-free, Side-dishes, Veggie|

Ingredients: 700 g potatoes 200 g champignons and/or porcini mushrooms, sliced 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 100 g gouda, grated olive oil salt and pepper Method: Peel the potatoes [...]

PANSOTTI WITH COCOA

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

WAFERS

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: 6 eggs 20 tbsp sugar 100 g chocolate, chopped 250 g butter, softened at the room temperature ½ teaspoon lemon juice (optional) 5 wafer sheets Method: Combine the eggs and sugar. Cook over [...]

CAKE “ROZA”

By | April 2nd, 2017|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Special Occasions|

Ingredients: For the sponge (génoise): 6 eggs 180 g sugar 1 pouch vanilla sugar 150 g plain flour For the crème: 6 egg yolks ½ l milk 150 g sugar 30 g starch (or plain [...]

WHITE PEARS

By | April 2nd, 2017|Categories: Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: 100 g lady fingers 1 can pear compote 200 ml sweet cream 200 g mascarpone cheese 2-3 tbsp icing sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon cinnamon Method: Drain the pears, preserving the liquid. [...]

STUFFED ZUCCHINI

By | March 31st, 2017|Categories: Food, Side-dishes, Veggie, Veggie|

Ingredients: (Serves 4) 4 medium zucchini 250 g champignons, thinly sliced 1 spring onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 small carrot, grated 1 egg 3 tbsp breadcrumbs 125 g mozzarella salt lemon pepper herbs [...]

TRUFFLE CAKE

By | March 28th, 2017|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: For a 21-cm cake tin For the cake/base: 75 g butter, softened 75 g sugar 2 eggs 85 g plain flour 2 tbsp milk ½ teaspoon baking powder a pinch of salt 25 g [...]

OVEN-BAKED TOAST

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Appetizers&Snacks, Bread & Buns, Food, Little chef, School|

Ingredients: 100 g ham, diced 100 g cheese, diced 2 hard-boiled eggs, diced 1-2 pickles, finely chopped 1 egg 1 tbsp mayonnaise 1 teaspoon mustard 2-3 heaping tbsp sour cream salt and pepper toast or [...]

VANJKUŠI

By | March 21st, 2017|Categories: 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). [...]

CREAM OF BROCCOLI SOUP

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Food, Soups, Veggie|

Ingredients: 2 heads broccoli 3 potatoes 2 cloves garlic ¾ l vegetable stock 200 ml cooking cream salt and pepper Method: Slice the broccoli stems and separate the florets. Peel and dice the potatoes. [...]

CHOCOLATE FOUNTAIN

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: Birthday, Desserts, Food, Let's celebrate!|

Chocolate fountains always cheer up the young (and not-so-young) birthday or pyjama party guests. If you do not have a fountain, prepare the dessert in a pot, just like fondue. Ingredients: For the [...]

SINTRA CHEESECAKE TARTS

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food|

Queijadas de Sintra Lord Byron loved Sintra, the small, picturesque town in the hills above Estoril. He called it heaven on earth and surely enjoyed the cheesecake tarts that Sintra is famous for [...]

WASHBOARDS

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food|

LAVADORES - Portuguese cookies that resemble washboards used for hand-washing laundry Ingredients: ½ cup butter, softened (about 100 g) 1 + ½ cup sugar 4 eggs 4 cups plain flour grated zest of 1 lemon [...]

PORTUGUESE CUSTARD TART

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Desserts, Food, Pies&Tarts|

The recipe for this indigenous Portuguese treat was kept secret for centuries by Catholic monks at the Jerónimos Monastery in the parish of Belém, Lisbon. When the order was disbanded, they handed over the [...]

POTATO & APPLE FRITTERS

By | February 28th, 2017|Categories: Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food, Halloween|

Just like gnocchi, these fritters require a dry variety of potatoes. When in Croatia, ask for potatoes from the region of Lika. Ingredients: 1 kg potatoes about 1 kg plain flour 1 dl [...]

COCONUT BROWNIE

By | February 24th, 2017|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: For the brownie: 150 g dark chocolate, chopped coarsely 200 g butter or margarine, diced 2 tbsp cocoa powder 8 tbsp sugar 1 pouch vanilla sugar 10 tbsp plain flour a pinch of salt [...]

OVEN-BAKED OCTOPUS

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Fish & Seafood, Food|

Octopus prepared this way will taste almost as if baked under a baking bell covered in glowing embers. Ingredients: 2 kg octopus (cleaned and frozen) 1 kg potatoes 2 onions 4 cloves garlic [...]

SOUR CHERRY BRANDY

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Beverages, Canning, Preserve & Freezing|

Ingredients: 1 kg sour cherries (with pits) 1 kg sugar 1 l grappa or other spirit ½ dl rum 1 vanilla sugar Method: Combine the sugar and vanilla sugar. Wash and drain the sour [...]

NUTTY FUDGE BROWNIE

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: 200 g dark chocolate 120 g sugar 1 pouch vanilla sugar 225 g butter or margarine 225 g plain flour ½ dl strong black coffee 4 eggs, lightly beaten a pinch of salt 1/3 [...]

PEAR(L) HEART

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Special Occasions, Valentine's Day|

Ingredients: 300 g lady fingers 1 can pear compote (or 4 large poached Williams pears) Crème No. 1 200 ml sweet cream 100 g dark chocolate 1 tbsp cocoa powder Crème No. 2 200 g [...]

BONITA SLICES

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: For the sponge: 5 eggs 6 tbsp sugar 5 tbsp flour 3 tbsp oil 2 tbsp cocoa powder ½ pouch baking powder For the icing: 8 tbsp sugar 1 ½ dl water For the [...]

BREAKFAST FROM A JAR

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

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 [...]

QUESADILLA

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

Quesadilla is a simple Mexican meal which basically consists of two tortillas filled with cheese and then grilled or pan-fried. There are many variations of the dish – the cheese can be combined with [...]

OVEN-BAKED OMELETTE

By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

COD WITH CREAM

By | January 30th, 2017|Categories: Fish & Seafood, Food|

Bacalhau com Natas The Portuguese prepare this dish with salted cod which needs desalting by soaking it in (frequently changed) water for 48 hours. Ingredients: 60-80 dag fresh cod or hake fillets soup [...]

NO-BAKE APPLE CAKE

By | January 25th, 2017|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: 5-6 large (sour) apples 10-11 tbsp sugar (depending on how sour the apples are) 1 teaspoon cinnamon – optional 2 satchels vanilla-flavoured pudding 200 g Petit Beurre biscuits 1 cup milk ½ l sweet [...]

CREAMY PANCAKES

By | January 25th, 2017|Categories: Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: 8 dag butter at room temperature 5 dag sugar 1 pouch vanilla sugar 5 fresh eggs (separate egg yolks from egg whites) lemon zest 5 dag flour 3 dl milk chocolate powder (for icing) [...]

QUADRETTI PASTA WITH BRAISED CABBAGE

By | January 24th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

QUICKER THAN QUICK TORTILLAS

By | January 19th, 2017|Categories: Bread & Buns, Food|

Ready in 20 minutes Ingredients: 2 ½ cups plain flour ½ cup maize 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/3 cup oil or melted butter 1 cup warm water Method: Combine [...]

PROFITEROLES

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: Desserts, Food, Hrana, Posebne prilike, Special Occasions|

Ingredients: 1 package of bigna (choux pastry balls, the same you’d use for St. Honoré cake) 500 ml sweet cream For the ganache: 150 g sugar 250 g dark chocolate 60 g flour 8 egg [...]

STRAWBERRY AND CREAM CHEESE BROWNIE SLICES

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food|

Ingredients: For the brownie: 200 g chocolate, chopped ½ cup melted butter (or oil) 1 cup caster sugar 2 eggs, beaten ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup flour ¼ teaspoon baking powder a pinch of [...]

GUŽVARA (CRUMPLED PIE)

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: Bread & Buns, Food, Pies&Tarts|

Ingredients: 500 g fresh cottage cheese 200 ml sour cream 150 ml milk 50 ml oil 50 ml water 4 eggs salt 1 package strudel pastry Method: Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Grease [...]

GARLIC AND COARSE SEA SALT BRUSCHETTA

By | January 14th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

SAUTÉED LEEK

By | January 14th, 2017|Categories: Food, Gluten-free, Veggie, Veggie|

Ingredients: 2 leeks 2 large potatoes 1 carrot ½ cup frozen peas 3-4 ripe tomatoes 1 clove garlic 1-2 tbsp olive oil 1 l vegetable stock 1 tbsp sweet paprika 1 teaspoon chopped dill ½ [...]

KEY LIME PIE

By | January 10th, 2017|Categories: Desserts, Food, Pies&Tarts|

Inspired by a recipe by Cindy Nielson Farr, available at her Tropical Life, Food and Fun blog Ingredients: For the crust: 2 cups crumbled biscuits 60 -100 g butter, melted For the filling: [...]

HONEY COOKIES

By | December 18th, 2016|Categories: Christmas, Desserts, Food, Let's celebrate!|Tags: |

Recipe by the fabulous pastry chef Mirjana Špoljar Ingredients: For the dough: 8 dag margarine 40 dag plain flour 14 dag sugar 12 dag honey 1 egg 1 dag baking soda 1 ½ [...]

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE COOKIES

By | December 14th, 2016|Categories: Christmas, Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food, Kids, Let's celebrate!, Little chef|Tags: , |

Ingredients: ½ cup butter ½ cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1-2 tbsp milk 1 1/8 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 tbsp cocoa powder ½ cup dark chocolate, chopped 1/3 cup [...]

AMRA’S INSANELY DELICIOUS COOKIES WITH DRIED FRUIT AND CHOCOLATE

By | December 14th, 2016|Categories: Christmas, Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food, Kids, Let's celebrate!, Little chef|

Ingredients: 150 g rolled oats 300 g flour 2 eggs 250 g butter or margarine (at room temperature) 150 g icing sugar 400 g dried fruit (figs, cranberries, apricots, prunes…), chopped 150 g hazelnuts, toasted [...]

QUICK AND EASY FRESH FRUIT CAKE

By | November 9th, 2016|Categories: Desserts, Food, School|

Ingredients: 1 package puff pastry 200 g cream cheese 400 ml sweet cream 4-5 tbsp icing sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract fruit (tangerines, bananas, pineapple…) gelatin spray Method: Preheat the oven to 180 °C. [...]

HORRORFUL BISCUITS

By | October 28th, 2016|Categories: Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food, Halloween, Let's celebrate!|

Just the right thing for horror parties and Halloween Ingredients: 1 kg flour 400 g butter, softened at room temperature 300 g sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla aroma or 1 pouch vanilla sugar a [...]

RIPE TOMATO SOUP

By | October 16th, 2016|Categories: Food, Gluten-free, Soups, Veggie|

Ingredients: 1 kg ripe tomatoes 1 onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic (whole) olive oil salt and pepper basil leaves and other Mediterranean herbs Method: Peel and dice the tomatoes. Sauté the onion in [...]

SPANISH TORTILLA

By | October 12th, 2016|Categories: Food, Gluten-free, School, Side-dishes, Veggie|

An easy-to-prepare dish that requires only 3 ingredients – potatoes, eggs and an onion. Originally, it was meant to feed the troops, yet today it is a staple of Spanish cuisine Ingredients: 5-6 [...]

SALENJACI – Lard Puff Pastry Wraps with Jam

By | October 10th, 2016|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Cookies&Treats, Food|

Ingredients: ½ kg lard (leaf lard, snow white and odourless!) 20 dag flour 75 dag flour 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cube of fresh yeast 1 cup warm milk 1 teaspoon sugar juice of ½ [...]

AUTUMN SOUP

By | October 5th, 2016|Categories: Food, Soups, Veggie, Veggie|

Ingredients: 1 butternut squash, peeled and diced 4-5 potatoes, peeled and diced 1 onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 can corn kernels 2 l vegetable stock ½ teaspoon curry powder 1 teaspoon [...]

BLACK&WHITE CUPCAKES

By | October 5th, 2016|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, School|

Ingredients: 1 ½ cup plain flour ½ cup cocoa powder 1 cup sugar a pinch of salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon white vinegar 1 cup water or milk ½ cup oil 1 pouch [...]

BAKED BROCCOLI

By | October 5th, 2016|Categories: Food, Side-dishes, Veggie|

An American recipe for a large party Ingredients: 1 large broccoli (or 2 small ones) 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 2 eggs 2 cups cream of mushroom soup ½ cup mayonnaise (1 package) [...]

CHOCOLATE AND PEANUT BUTTER CAKE

By | October 2nd, 2016|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Special Occasions|

A sweet&salty surprise Ingredients: For the brownie layer: ½ cup butter 2 eggs (medium size) 1 cup brown sugar 80 g dark chocolate, chopped a pinch of salt ½ teaspoon vanilla (or 1 [...]

QUICK AND EASY VANILLA AND PINEAPPLE CAKE

By | September 17th, 2016|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, School|

Ingredients: 1 package ladyfingers 1 pouch vanilla pudding 5 dl milk 2 pouches vanilla sugar 2 tbsp sugar 1 pouch white gelatine powder 1 teaspoon rum 5 dl sweet cream 1 can pineapple chunks [...]

ROMAN-STYLE ZUCCHINI FLOWERS

By | September 11th, 2016|Categories: Appetizers&Snacks, Food, Starters, Veggie|

Ingredients: 10 zucchini flowers 1 cup mozzarella cheese, diced 4 salted anchovies, finely chopped ½ teaspoon basil leaves, chopped 1 egg ½ cup flour sparkling water frying oil Method: Combine the egg, flour and [...]

FRIED MAKI SUSHI

By | September 11th, 2016|Categories: 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 [...]

SEA CAPTAIN’S CAKE

By | September 9th, 2016|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Food, Special Occasions|

According to the recipe published in 1916, in the book Culinary recipes to the benefit of the Red Cross in Croatia and Slavonia, reprinted by Mr. Zlatko Puntijar Ingredients: For the croquant: 100 [...]