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: [...]

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: [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

ASPARAGUS AND SUN-DRIED TOMATOES FRITAJA (OMELETTE)

By | April 6th, 2016|Categories: Food, Gluten-free, School, Starters|

or: Scrambled Traffic Lights  Ingredients: 1 bunch wild asparagus 1 stalk celery 3 sun-dried tomatoes 3 spring garlic bulbs and stalks 3 eggs 2 tbsp milk or 1 tbsp sour cream salt, (white) [...]

USKRSNI GORANSKI NADJEV

By | March 28th, 2016|Categories: Easter, Food, Hrana, Let's celebrate!, Meat, Meso, Posebne prilike, Predjela, Side-dishes, Slavimo, Special Occasions, Starters, Uskrs|

Kažu da svako mjesto u Gorskom Kotaru ima svoj recept i naziv za ovo zanimljivo jelo. Najčešće se nadjev kuha u crijevu, poput kobasice, a u nekim ga mjestima oblikuju u valjuške ili peku [...]

TRAMEZZINI

By | November 16th, 2015|Categories: Appetizers&Snacks, Birthday, Food, Let's celebrate!, Starters|

Tramezzino  is a popular Italian sandwich made from two slices of soft white bread and a hearty filling. The slices are usually rectangular (about 12 x 26 cm), with the crusts removed. Two to four [...]

COUNTRY-STYLE ONION PIE

By | November 11th, 2015|Categories: Food, Starters, Veggie|

Ingredients: 2 cups plain or integral flour 140 g butter a pinch of salt 3-5 tbsp ice-cold water 40 g butter 5 large white onions 1 tbsp mustard 4 eggs, lightly beaten ¾ cup [...]

SALMON PIE

By | November 11th, 2015|Categories: Fish & Seafood, Food, Starters|

Ingredients: 150 g smoked salmon 200 g cream cheese 3 eggs, lightly beaten 3 tbsp mayonnaise 3 tbsp dill, chopped lemon pepper (search Ciao Karmela for recipe) salt to taste 1 package puff pastry [...]

QUICHE LORRAINE

By | November 8th, 2015|Categories: Food, Starters|

Ingredients: For the crust: 2 ½ cups plain flour 180 g cold butter, diced salt 4 tbsp ice-cold water For the topping: 5-6 rashers meaty bacon 1 tbsp oil 120 g grated cheese (gouda, gruyere, [...]

COD FISH CROQUETTES

By | September 30th, 2015|Categories: Appetizers&Snacks, Fish & Seafood, Starters, Veggie|

A traditional Portuguese snack - bolinhos de bacalhau - to impress your guests. Ingredients: 300 g cod, desalted in water for at least 24 hours 4 large potatoes, boiled unpeeled 3 eggs, lightly beaten [...]

TOMATO AND ONION PIE

By | August 28th, 2015|Categories: Food, Pies&Tarts, Starters, Veggie, Veggie|

Ingredients: 6-8 medium tomatoes about 15 cherry tomatoes 2 small onions 2 tbsp prošek dessert wine (optional) 3 eggs 300 ml yogurt or sour cream 1 teaspoon mustard salt and pepper 1 tbsp oil 1 [...]

STUFFED ZUCCHINI FLOWERS

By | August 2nd, 2015|Categories: Fish & Seafood, Starters|

The delicacy of zucchini flowers urges me to spice them up. I got this recipe from my professoressa from Calabria. Ingredients: 12 zucchini flowers 2 salted anchovies ½ cup tuna (chopped) ½ cup breadcrumbs [...]

BAKED ZUCCHINI

By | July 23rd, 2015|Categories: Starters, Veggie|

Ingredients: 4 zucchini 2 cloves garlic 4 tbsp coarsely grated Grana Padano cheese 1 egg ½ teaspoon mustard 5 tbsp breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon parsley leaves, finely chopped salt lemon pepper (search Ciao Karmela for recipe) [...]

BREADED CRȆPES

By | May 18th, 2015|Categories: Meat, Starters|

Ingredients: 8-10 salted crêpes 500 g ground meat 2 rashers meaty bacon, finely chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 3 tbsp cooking cream 5 dag grated cheese 2 tbsp oil salt and pepper herbs and spices [...]

VEGETABLE FRITTERS

By | March 25th, 2015|Categories: Food, Side-dishes, Starters, Veggie|

A tasty side-dish or a simple meal Ingredients: 2 eggs 2 carrots 1 potato 1 clove garlic 2 tbsp Greek yogurt 4 tbsp pastry flour ¼ broccoli salt and pepper frying oil For [...]

HUMMUS

By | March 23rd, 2015|Categories: Appetizers&Snacks, Food, Side-dishes, Starters, Veggie|

Ingredients: 125 g dry chickpeas 1 lemon ½ cup olive oil + 2 tablespoons for sautéing + 1 tablespoon for serving 1 scallion ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon cayenne or chili pepper 3 [...]

FALAFEL

By | March 23rd, 2015|Categories: Appetizers&Snacks, Food, Starters, Veggie, Veggie|

Ingredients: 300 g dry chickpeas 1 small to medium sized onion 3-5 garlic cloves 1 ½ teaspoons salt ½ teaspoon pepper 1 ½ tablespoons flour Optional: ground cardamom, cumin, cayenne pepper, chopped fresh cilantro or [...]

BAKED CHAMPIGNONS

By | February 27th, 2015|Categories: Food, Starters|

A simple warm starter or a light meal Ingredients: Per person: 8-10 large champignons 1 slice (Gouda) cheese 1 rasher cured pork neck or meaty bacon 1 teaspoon sour cream 1 small clove garlic [...]