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 🙂

  • Warm Onion Sauce
    Serve warm onion sauce as an addition to cooked meat and other foods. In making of this sauce pay attention to the density. The sauce should be neither too thin nor too thick. Usually it is made to have consistency as cream. In Croatia it’s usually served with cooked meat from the chicken and beef […]
  • 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. […]
  • 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 […]
  • Poppy Seed Squares
    Many European countries use poppy seeds in desserts. I use it often because of its specific flavor that I really enjoy. Did you know that poppy seeds are rich source of thiamine, folate, and several essential minerals, including calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus and zinc? For this gluten free cake, you will need little time […]
  • Mixed Berries Pavlova
    Australians and New Zealanders still argue over who invented this cake. Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova toured Australia and New Zealand in the 1920s. In her honor, they created this famous cake during or after one of her tours. I guess we’ll never know who really made it first. We can just enjoy the cake 😀 […]
  • Marble Cake
    The first print references to marble cake began appearing in the last quarter of the 19th century. One popular variation of this recipe during Victorian times was “Harlequin cake”, which was baked with checker-board patterns. Early recipes use molasses and spices to achieve the dark-colored batter. Today, we use cocoa and it tastes like a […]

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