Home Made Corn Bread (Easy Recipe)

Growing up in Croatia, I still have fond memories of home made corn bread. Traditional corn bread was made from dry corn kernels which were milled in the local community and turned into a flour.  This flour was coarse and resembled polenta.  The bread was traditionally baked in a wood fired oven, it formed a beautiful… Continue reading Home Made Corn Bread (Easy Recipe)

Croatian Style Pancakes With Walnut Filling (Palačinke Sa Orasima)

Croatian Pancakes with walnut filling (Palačinke sa orasima) are easy, fun to make and are enjoyed by all ages.  Pancakes can be savoury, sweet, made into wonderful desserts, served for breakfast as well as during the day or evening. They become mouthwatering and totally delicious when topped with fresh fruit, drizzled with maple syrup, a berry… Continue reading Croatian Style Pancakes With Walnut Filling (Palačinke Sa Orasima)

Cevapcici (Balkan Skinless Sausages)

I stumbled upon this recipe for Cevapcici 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 devour. Cevapcici are tasty, fun to eat and can be served in many different ways.   They found their way into the… 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)

  This delightful recipe for home made traditional Croatian biscuits filled with a thick and luscious plum spread reminds me of my childhood.  I have adjusted the recipe slightly and used icing sugar for dusting rather than granulated sugar.   Icing sugar gives these biscuits a lift when serving. Pastry 250 grams Unsalted Butter (softened) 500… 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)