green wild garlic soda bread

Wild Garlic Irish Soda Bread

I can’t exactly remember when was the first time I baked my first soda bread. All I know is that along with Lahey’s no-knead bread, it was one of the very first bread I learned to bake. I’m always happy to come back to this type of no yeast bread when I don’t feel like […]

beetroot gnocchi with brown butter sauce

Beetroot Gnocchi with Brown Butter Sauce

Beetroot gnocchi – soft, silky, dark red pillows briefly sauteed in fragrant brown butter, with fresh lemon juice and crispy broccoli – what’s not to love here? For me, this meal is complete only when I grate some good Parmigiano Reggiano and add some freshly ground pepper. Gnocchi is one of the least attractive side […]

mexican avocado dip - guacamole

Homemade Chunky Guacamole Recipe

What is guacamole made of? Guacamole is a traditional Mexican spread or dip (some would even call it a salad, but I’m calling this nonsense) made from crushed avocado, jalapeño peppers, cilantro, lime juice, and spices. Mexicans traditionally make it in a molcajete, their version of mortar and pestle (that looks incredibly cool and which […]

krumpir salata sa začinskim biljem

Herbed Potato Salad With Capers

This Herbed Potato Salad with Capers and Onions is one of my favorite ways of preparing potatoes. While still warm, baby potatoes are tossed with a rich salad dressing made from fresh herbs, mustard, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic. This way, potatoes perfectly absorb all flavors from the dressing and we’re getting a great […]

Delicious Homemade Tahini 3 Ways

Delicious Homemade Tahini Recipe (3 Types!)

But before I start my praises to this wonderful ingredient, it might be a good idea to define what tahini paste is and where does it come from, right? Simply put, tahini is a thick, rich paste with a very specific nutty flavor that is obtained by grinding sesame seeds. The seeds may be toasted […]

Kremasti rižoto od bundeve serviran u pečenim bundevama

Delicious Brown Rice Risotto with Pumpkin and Sage

Although it doesn’t seem like that when you look at the thermometer here in Croatia, we are deep in the autumn. The rustling of colorful leaves under our feet, the smell of roasted chestnuts on the streets, long sleeves, the preparation of food preserves for the winter…all this (and many more) are images in my […]