Slovenian Recipes

  • Pasta or rice

    Daily decisions aren’t always a piece of cake… Sometimes it’s all about grains. Pasta or rice? How about pasta that looks like rice? Risoni is a rice shaped pasta (sometimes…

  • Fish Pies

    Fish PieServes 4 4-5 large potatoes, peeled, and cut into large chunks1 large carrot, peeled, and grated150g Mascarpone cheeseJuice and zest of 1 small lemon1/4 tsp red chili flakes400g white…

  • Luscious Berries

    Raspberry Financiers* Makes 8-10 5 Tbsp unsalted butter, cut into pieces5 Tbsp sliced almonds2/3 cup superfine sugar1/4 cup all purpose flour, sifted1/2 tsp baking powder3 large egg whitespinch of salt1/3…

  • Comfort Food

    What makes something ‘comfort food’? Perhaps finding comfort in food is not the same to everyone and may be achieved differently — it can come from memories of foods of…

  • Caraway Meatballs

    MenuCaraway MeatballsPolentaColeslaw The foundation for this dinner was a recipe called “Spaghetti and Meatballs” in Woman’s Glory: The Kitchen, the classic cookbook published by the Slovenian Women’s Union of America.  When…

  • Mineštra

    MenuMineštra (Slovenian Minestrone)ColeslawFrench bread Suddenly that Slovenian minestrone seemed like a perfect choice.   Easy comfort food.  And I had almost everything on hand.  So why not? I made a…