Croatian Potatoes – “Restani Krumpir”

One of many traditional ways to prepare potatoes is restani krumpir ­čśÇ Basically, it’s cooked potato sauteed with onions. So delicious! Best way to enjoy these wonderful potatoes is with sauteed sauerkraut and sausages! I guess this is another one of many Austrian influences Croatians adopted throughout history ­čÖé Ingredients 500 g potatoes one large […]

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Chicken and Beef Soup with Semolina Dumplings

Every Croatian Christmas table has a rich soup made with meat, dumplings or noodles, and vegetables. Soups are usually made from chicken or beef, but for Christmas both types of meat are used for richer, festive taste. Meat used for soups has to have bones for that strong, flavorful taste of a home made soup. […]

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Stuffed Christmas Turkey with Croatian Flat Bread – Mlinci

What would Christmas be without turkey on the table?! This is a traditional turkey recipe from Northern Croatia made with Mlinci, all time favorite. To make a flavorable turkey, you need to get your hands ÔÇťdirtyÔÇŁ ­čśÇ All the flavor comes from the spices you rub inside and outside of it. This recipe is part […]

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Bu─Źnica: Croatian cheese and pumpkin strudel

This tasty and healthy dish is very popular in continental Croatia.I have always made it with store-bought phyllo dough, but it just doesn’t taste the same as the one made with homemade pulled dough.I never tried making the dough myself as it seemed very hard and demanding. Until now. My mother-in-law visited us for Easter.I […]

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Croatian Cabbage and Beans Stew – Prisiljeno zelje s grahom

Sister Stefania Papailiopulos (try reading that fast three times in a row) from Vara┼żdin, Croatia, held this dish worthy to include it in her published book “Our food and our health” way back in 1939. Stews are excellent for your digestion and are a necessity in your diet.This stew is tangy, crispy and healthy. Croatians […]

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Ground Meat Fritters – Fa┼íiranci

I am presenting you the all time favorite meal of all the kids throughout Croatia! These fritters smell of childhood memories. I loved mine with spinach and mashed potatoes, but they are often served with vegetables stews. My family had them with kale stew most often for some reason. Croatian moms like this fritters because […]

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