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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Croatian Cabbage and Beans Stew – Prisiljeno zelje s grahom

Sister Stefania Papailiopulos (try reading that fast three times in a row) from Varaždin, 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 – Faširanci

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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Cottage Cheese with Sour Cream – Sir i vrhnje

In Croatia, we eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner 🙂 During the hot summer days, when it’s too warm to cook, “Sir i vrhnje” makes a great lunch. It’s quick to prepare and it tastes refreshing! It is usually served with fresh vegetables (onions, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers…), cold cuts (ham, sausages, bacon, pancetta…), and […]

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