Cevapcici (Balkan Skinless Sausages)

Hello friends, I hope you are all well and for those of you living in the Northern Hemisphere enjoying the delights of Autumn.  I stumbled upon this recipe which I shared a couple of years ago and thought I would post it once again. These little morsels are easy to prepare and a delight to… Continue reading Cevapcici (Balkan Skinless Sausages)

Hearty Bean Soup (juha sa grah, špek i kobasice)

Growing up as a kid in Croatia, meat wasn’t on the menu all that often, especially beef.  We had fish from the river, our own chickens, eggs if the chooks were happy laying, if not you had to buy them from your neighbours providing they were willing to sell or barter for something you had an abundance of… Continue reading Hearty Bean Soup (juha sa grah, špek i kobasice)

Plum Jam Biscuits (Kifle sa Pekmez)

Pastry 250 grams Unsalted Butter (softened) 500 grams Plain Flour (sifted approximately 3 cups) 1 egg (beaten) 1/2 cup Yoghurt (full fat) 1/4 cup Caster Sugar 1 teaspoon Vanilla Essence 1 teaspoon Baking Powder 1/4 teaspoon Lemon Rind Extra Flour for  Dusting Icing sugar for Dusting Filling Plum Jam (Plum Spread) Preparation Time:      15 minutes… Continue reading Plum Jam Biscuits (Kifle sa Pekmez)

Pancakes with Walnuts (Palačinke sa Orasima)

Pancakes (Palačinke) are easy to make and are enjoyed by all ages.  They can be made into wonderful desserts, served for breakfast and can be savoury or sweet.  This recipe that I am sharing is in honour of my mother for mother’s day.  Sadly she is no longer with us however, Palačinke sa Orasima are… Continue reading Pancakes with Walnuts (Palačinke sa Orasima)