Croatian Recipes

  • Sweet Potato Gnocchi

    Oh My Goodness. Do you think I can do this more than once a year?  I don’t blog nearly as often as I used to but I still do make…

  • barley salad

    It’s been too long since I’ve done this. Hello blogland, I’m like all the others. But this is too good not to share. Barley Salad. It’s far too bland a…

  • Soupy Split Red Lentil Dahl

    This is so easy to make and just delicious.Ingredients1.5 cups of split red lentils 1.25-1.5 litres of vegetable stock1 onion, finely diced2 garlic cloves sliced.5 teaspoon ground cumin1 level teaspoon cumin seeds1 level teaspoon ground coriander 1…

  • Besan Dosai

    This recipe is inspired by Malabar’s Masala Uttappam, a beautiful hotcake-like dosai made with tomato and coriander. Normally dosai is made by fermenting rice and lentils, but because I don’t have the patience,…

  • Apple & Custard Scroll Tea Bun

    With my tail between my legs, having lost to my friend at the Easter Show (again), I decided to take my buns and teach them a lesson with the a…

  • Candy Licious

    For years I’ve wanted to participate in the Daring Baker’s Challenge. It’s a fancy pants baking group that montly post a challenge and then participants do their take on the…

  • 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…