Croatian Recipes

  • DALMATIAN LOVE (Dalmatinska Ljubav)

    30ml Sljivovitza30ml Maraschino, Croatian Cherry Brandy30ml Maraska Rasberry or Cherry Syrup (Sok)1 lime wedge1 mint leaf1 teaspoon brown sugar1/2 plumcrushed ice 1. Place in a boston shaker, the half plum,…

  • Kruskovac

    Kruškovac is a sweet alcoholic liqueur made by on old recipe from the distillate and natural aroma of exquisite sorts of pears. The harmony of the scent and flavour is…

  • Vegata

     Vegeta Product PackagingVegeta is a condiment which is a mixture of spices and various vegetables invented in 1959 by a Bosnian Croat scientist Zlata Bartl, and has become a product…

  • Croatian Chamomile Tea

    Croatian Chamomile Tea About this tea:It’s long been known that the best chamomile tea comes from brewing the whole flowers. So guess what we sell? That’s right, only the whole…

  • Vipava Soup

    Ingredients Edit15 oz beans 21 oz sauerkraut 1 lb salt pork 1 lb potatoes water ½ cup fat 1 tbsp flour (heaping) 1 onion salt 3 bay leaves 3 garlic…

  • Red Lentil Zucchini Dahl

     We are just getting warmed up for the month o’ beans and today’s was excellent again. In an effort not to go too heavy on one regional flavor I thought…

  • Layered Coconut Cake

    Lovely Coconut Cake September is a busy birthday month in my family. We aren’t a large family by most measures so it’s rare if there are two birthdays in a…

  • Croatian Lemon Slice

     Lemon Wafer Slice I have a favorite thing to do which is going to different grocery stores and buying food I’ve never eaten before. Most times it’s a wash.…

  • Soft Springerle Cookies

    I was talking with someone about cookies. She is an older woman and said she missed cookies her grandmother made; Springerle cookies that were not hard. She’d go to buy…

  • Pâte Sablée or Tart Crust

    I sometimes reference the fact that I worked as a baker once upon a time. Who knew I was falling in love on the early mornings when I was a…