Easter Bread Pinca

Sweet bread, called Sirnica or Pinca, is traditionally baked in Croatia during Easter. There are several versions of Pinca, but this is my favorite. I used candied orange peel, but it can be combined with lemon peel and raisins. Ingredients for Easter Bread Pinca: Half a dice of fresh yeast 4 eggs 100 g of…

Fried Egg Cake

An interesting and attractive Fried Egg cake – it looks exactly as the name suggests. This sweet ‘fried’ egg is made of a soft biscuit, vanilla pudding and sour cream, with apricot or peach compote. For a better impression, a Clear Cake Glaze is poured over the cake. It’s not too sweet, and it will…

Chard Pie Soparnik

Soparnik is Dalmatian dish and it’s traditionally baked on Good Friday. This famous Chard Pie was known as a food for the poor. It’s especially tasty when it’s baked in a fireplace. But since most of us don’t have a fireplace, here’s a recipe for Soparnik that you can make in the oven. Ingredients for…

Potato soup with homemade dumplings

Potato soup with homemade dumplings is a reminder of my childhood because it was one of the few dishes that I loved. I still love it, especially because it can be cooked quickly. For better taste, I add sour cream. In addition to the simplicity of this soup, the advantage are the modest groceries that…

Marzipan Cake

Although this cake is called Marzipan, it doesn’t have any connection with real Marzipan :) This cake is very special because it contains lots of walnuts, but you can also make it with hazelnuts or almonds. Ingredients for Marzipan Cake: Biscuit: 4 eggs 4 cups of sugar 5 cups of flour 1 cup of oil…

Spring Strawberry Pots

Ingredients for 6 Spring Strawberry Pots: 2 vanilla or chocolate pudding powders 8 dl of milk 6 silicone pots for cakes (or muffin molds) Oreo cookies (90 grams) 6 strawberries Preparation: 1. Cook puddings according to the instructions on the bag, but put only 8 dl of milk, instead of 1 liter. 2. Gring two…

Little Fried Meatballs with Carrot

Fried Meatballs or how we call it Faširanci, is a popular dish in every Croatian cuisine, and they are very easy to make. Since I have little children, I am making them like little balls in which I add grated carrot. This way, children love to eat them and they also have the addition of…

Zagreb Veal Steak

The original Zagreb steak is made from veal, but you can make it with any other meat, such as turkey or pork. For this recipe, it is better that the steak is little bit bigger because the meat is filled with ham and cheese, and then folded on one side, then breaded and fried. Zagreb…

Valentines Day Cake

INGREDIENTS: Biscuit: 6 egg whites 100 g of sugar 1 vanilla sugar 50 g of flour 1 baking powder 100 g of ground and peeled almonds Cream: 3 egg yolks 200 g of white cooking chocolate 400 ml whipping cream Preparation: Whipp the egg whites with a mixer and slowly add sugar and vanilla sugar….

Dark Chocolate Doughnuts

It’s time for masquerades and Croatians always making doughnuts at this time of year. So I remembered this old, family recipe for Dark Chocolate Doughnuts. Dark Chocolate Doughnuts are crustily on the outside, but soft on the inside, wrapped in chocolate powder and small enough to fit in one bite. These special donuts are perfect…