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

Gnocchi is one of the least attractive side dishes I’ve ever eaten. At least that’s what I thought before. God, how naive I was! Listen to this: gnocchi can be the main star of your plate and they can taste so freakin’ good! I’ve eaten bad gnocchi most of my life. You know, the ones […]

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

5 Very Important Steps For Amazing Herbed Potato Salad 1. Choose The Right Type of Potato. Before, when I was making a potato salad, I never really paid that much attention to the type of potato I will use for that. I was just using whatever potatoes I had on hand at home. BIG MISTAKE. […]

Delicious Homemade Tahini 3 Ways

Delicious Homemade Tahini Recipe (3 Types!)

So, what is tahini, anyway? Before I start my praises to this wonderful ingredient, it might be a good idea to define what tahini paste is and where it comes 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 […]

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 these (and many more) are images in my […]