homemade tomato ketchup made from fresh tomatoes

Homemade Ketchup From Fresh Tomatoes

Tomatoes. I bet you that none of us can’t resist the smell and the taste of home-grown tomatoes; you know, the ones that have ripened in the sun during the summer. (those tasteless perfectly shaped red balls that can be found in the stores throughout the whole year are not my business really) And honestly, […]

croatian sarma cabbage rolls recipe

Sarma – Croatian Cabbage Rolls (My Grandma’s Recipe)

Sarma cabbage rolls – an absolute favorite of all generations which happily gathers us around the table during cold, winter months. In this post, I bring you a handful of instructions, tips, and tricks for my favorite Croatian sarma made according to my grandmother’s recipe. We like it just like this – a bit spicy […]

wild garlic and dill pesto recipe

Wild Garlic and Dill Pesto Recipe

You got a bunch of wild garlic leaves and are looking for what to do with them? This is where this recipe jumps in: extremely aromatic, pungent Wild Garlic and Dill Pesto recipe! Made with walnuts and extra virgin olive oil, it’s the perfect way of enjoying the very first wild garlic leaves in early […]

Swiss Chard Ricotta Puff Pastry Turnovers served on a plate

Swiss Chard and Ricotta Puff Pastry Turnovers

Looking for an idea of what to do with that puff pastry that has been sitting in your freezer for a while? Well, these Swiss Chard Ricotta Puff Pastry Turnovers are a very practical (and surprisingly tasty) idea that you can serve for breakfast, brunch with your friends, or even as a snack for work! […]

whole wheat pasta arrabbiata served in plates

Whole Wheat Pasta Arrabbiata

This whole-wheat pasta in arrabbiata sauce (hot tomato and garlic sauce) can be done in just 30 minutes, uses broadly available ingredients that you can always have ready in your pantry, and is really easy to prepare. It’s also a great lunch idea for work! While growing up, pasta played almost no part in my […]

easy traditional mashed potatoes recipe

Easy Traditional Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Fuss-free, very easy, with just a few basic ingredients, this traditional mashed potatoes recipe is full of flavor and a perfect recipe for beginners! Serve it alongside beef bourguignon, stuffed cabbage rolls (sarma), or your favorite meat or vegetable patties. With the most dishes that we prepare on a weekly or monthly basis throughout the […]

homemade sauerkraut recipe

Homemade Sauerkraut Recipe – 3 Ways

A Brief Look at The History of Fermentation Although fermented foods gain on its importance in recent years, they have been part of human civilization for thousands of years. If we take a deeper look into our history, we will very easily come to the conclusion that the first fermentation probably occurred by (happy) accident. […]

chicken in white wine sauce with grapes and rosemary

Chicken in White Wine Sauce with Grapes and Rosemary

I came across the inspiration for this recipe quite by accident. A few years ago, when I just started writing my blog and running an IG profile, in an exchange of recipes with food bloggers from other parts of the world, I was given the task to try a recipe called Vineyard Chicken. We got […]

creamy pea and mint soup

Pea And Mint Soup From My Grandma’s Garden

Story no 1 A few years ago, at the local book fair, I bought an interesting cookbook from Spanish chef Ferran Adrià, by the name: “The Family Meal: Home Cooking with Ferran Adrià“. I liked it because of the interesting concept. Step by step, it describes rather simple dishes eaten daily by the award-winning El […]