Croatian Potatoes – “Restani Krumpir”

One of many traditional ways to prepare potatoes is restani krumpir 😀 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 🙂 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 “dirty” 😀 All the flavor comes from the spices you rub inside and outside of it. This recipe is part […]

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Bučnica: 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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