About Jasmina

I am a fun loving, cake baking, food cooking, people caring, always dancing, nature enjoying chatterbox! My goal is to get you enjoy preparing your food with or for the people you care about. My persistence on doing things I love against all odds makes my following growing and my waistline thin 😉 I am a child inside and shy at times but enjoy making people happy, and still learning to live with it 🙂

Here, I mostly write about food, so here are latest food posts 🙂

  • Fig Tartelettes
    In Croatia, getting fresh produce was easy and accessible. Many of our friends and acquaintances had their own gardens and orchards sharing their produce. I got some fresh figs from Dalmatia as a gift and they ended up in tartelettes 🙂They were as sweet as honey, and as smooth as butter. Enjoy this easy to […]
  • Blackberry Oatmeal Squares
    August screams blackberries! This summer fruit, full of dietary fiber, and vitamins C and K makes it a great choice for making desserts, jams and other sweet goodies. These easy to make squares can make a quick, healthy, snack for any occasion. You can substitute regular flour and oats with gluten free options according to […]
  • Strawberry Balsamic Tart with Mascarpone Cream
    Strawberry season is at its peak and there is no better time to share this tart recipe with you. Since my birthday is at beginning of June, I always had strawberry birthday cake as long as I can remember. They bring beautiful memories of my childhood birthday parties and are for sure one of my […]
  • Istrian Cake with Almonds and Curd
    Although Istria is most famous for its delicious seafood, fish, olive oil and wine, it has a few dessert gems. This Istrian Cake is one of those gems, made from favorite Istrian ingredients such as almonds, lemons and curd. Moist and super tasty traditional cake that you can try in your own kitchen and get […]
  • Food in the Time of Self Isolation
    In these unprecedented times when we want or need to stay at home as much as possible and avoid unnecessary exposure to potential disease, our food habits have changed. I see more and more people preparing their own dishes, looking for cooking inspiration all around them. My foodie friend Joy Gordon came up with an […]
  • 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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