• Tomato And Ricotta Puff Pastry Tart
    Puff pastry, ricotta cheese and cherry tomato tart – that simple. With just a few ingredients this dish comes up together in under half an hour. If you are super ambitious, you can make your own puff pastry, but I did not do that. Adding things on top, like prosciutto or arugula is also an …
  • Spicy Salmon with Mango Avocado Salsa
    Salmon is probably most used protein in our kitchen. And recently i discovered how well it pairs with sweet & salty avocado and mango salsa. Combined with nutritious quinoa it gives a perfectly healthy and balanced meal that takes minimum effort when it comes to cooking. And perfectly delicious of course. Give it a try! …
  • Spicy Bean Shakshuka
    There are endless options for Shakshuka-type dishes. They are great as breakfast or brunch options, but can be eaten throughout the day actually, as far as I am concerned. This one is prepared with tomato sauce and beans, topped with avocado and spring onions. And don’t forget to serve some nice bread for dunking. Shakshuka …
  • Minced Beef Rice Bowl
    Asian food is my favorite food. It led a long and hard battle with Italian, but I think I have finally chosen my side. I love it due to its fast preparation and extraordinary taste achieved with no fuss at all. This is one of such examples. It tastes great and it is prepared in …
  • Ricotta Filled Aubergine Rolls
    Amazingly delicious, healthy and addictive – all these are synonyms for this aubergine based dish that will make you wanting more. This dish is made in a couple of steps by preparing different components. But it is so worth it! Give it a try and you will not regret it! There are three components that …
  • Focaccia Sandwich
    Airy, salty and olive oil bathed focaccia filled with a couple of different layers of aromatic vegetables and spreads, accompanied by Parmesan cheese – what is there not to love!? This reminds me of beautiful days spent in Italy, nothing more and nothing less to say. I simply adore roasted vegetables. They get an amazing …
  • Ricotta, Sun-Dried Tomato and Garlic Sauce Bruschetta
    I adore bruschetta in every possible way. As well as sun-dried tomatoes that I try to make every summer. More often oven then sun-dried, but that’s okay. Either way, they taste like summer to me! All you need to do is chop them nicely and heat them together with a few garlic cloves and that lovely …
  • Plum and Peach Cobbler
    This cobbler is the simplest and most humble dessert you can make. And boy, is it good. Just amazing. I think everyone already knows of my immense love for peach desserts, so here is another one. Go and try it because it will be done in no time. And of course – do not forget …
  • Chicken Stuffed Roasted Peppers
    Stuffed peppers remind me so much of childhood. It is a dish so often cooked in Croatia during summer. But it is a different kind of a dish, with sauce often eaten with potato puree. But peppers can be stuffed almost with anything, so I like using chicken with different vegetables and often beans. But …
  • Creamy Vegetarian Soup with Mushrooms, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Beans and Spinach
    This delicious 30-minutes soup is ideal for all the soup and quick recipe lovers. Creamy mushrooms with sun-dried tomatoes, spinach and beans. Super delicious, full of flavor, and simple to prepare! You won’t need many complicated ingredients to prepare this delicious soup. Actually, you probably already have them all in your kitchen. You can choose …
  • Aubergine Galette
    This savoury twist on a galette is a delicious way to use some summer veggies that are in season. You can use pretty much whatever you like, or you can follow my recipe. The key is in the pesto that is super tangy and strong in flavor, it brings the whole dish to another level. …
  • Cherry Tomato, Aubergine and Prosciutto Galette
    This savoury twist on a galette is a delicious way to use some summer veggies that are in season. You can use pretty much whatever you like, or you can follow my recipe. The key is in the pesto that is super tangy and strong in flavor, it brings the whole dish to another level. …
  • Pulled Chicken
    Pulled chicken 🍗This is one of the better things I made recently. I’m glad I’ve decided to mix chicken breast and thighs because thighs are my favorite part. There’s so much more moist and flavor in them. This is really easy to prepare. I’ve made quite a big batch of it. Serve it inside some …
  • Pasta Carbonara
    Italian is my all time favorite cuisine. I could eat it literally every day, all day long. With small breaks needed to breathe. Just take two or three humble ingredients and bam – you’ve got yourself a killer of a meal.Carbonara is a pure example of simplicity in ingredients, a total of 10-15 minutes of …
  • My Best Walnut Roll Recipe
    Walnut roll is traditionally prepared during the holidays in Croatia. It’s packed with flavour and, for me personally, best when dough layer is fairly overpowered by its more attractive neighbour, walnut layer. Generous amount of walnuts ensures enough moist that makes the roll so delicious. Its other famous, almost a twin, brother is a poppy …
  • Raspberry Linzer Cookies – My All Time Christmas Favorite
    I can say with confidence that Linzer cookies are my favorite Christmas cookies and I make them every year. They look so beautiful and are a real attention grabber of every cookie box or a platter. There are endless varieties of jam to use, as well as chocolate or caramel for filling. With all the numerous …
  • Crispy Skin Pan-Fried Salmon in Creamy Spinach Sauce
    This crispy skin pan fried salmon and a creamy spinach sauce are a simple lunch or dinner that can be made in 20 minutes. It is packed full with flavours and textures and yet, so simple to make. It serves 4 four people. Or two very hungry ones! Salmon Since I moved to Scandinavia, Salmon …
  • Sweet and Spicy Shrimps From the Oven
    This is one of my favorite quick lunch or dinner recipes. I used to prepare this recipe with chicken all the time and one day I realised I didn’t have any chicken left in the fridge, but I had shrimps. And thats how I came up with this delicious recipe. Shrimps are a great substitute …
  • The Most Delicious Nutella Sourdough Cruffins
    Whoever puts their hands on sourdough, it’s hard to stop with it. All you do is thinking of new and different ways to apply its use. After seeing all the crunchy and layered cruffin photos on social media, I decided to try it myself. that is a delightful little treat that you can fill with …
  • Giant Chocolate Chip and Hazelnut Cookies
    Who doesn’t like a good chocolate cookie?! I don’t think such people exist, to be honest. Chocolate cookies eaten on their own or even better, dunked in milk, provide you a next level experience. I connect these with cold weather, warm feeling under the blanket, hot cup of coffee, milk or hot chocolate and a movie.  …
  • My Simple and Quick Mascarpone and Chocolate Cake
    When I need a quick and simple dessert, without any complicated ingredients, this is my go-to chocolate cake. It is really simple to prepare and yet, it will please any guest. And it’s made of chocolate. Are any further works even needed!? I don’t think so! The fluffy sponge The base of this delicious cake …
  • My Best Cheesecake Recipe
    I know that everyone says their cheesecake recipe is the best. I don’t know about yours, but this one is my favorite. Light and fluffy, but rich in flavour. Serve this lovely cheesecake with a spoonful of blueberry sauce on top and enjoy. You’re gonna feel like its your birthday! I love a good cheesecake. …
  • Creamy Butternut Squash Soup
    One of my favorite things about fall is squash. Next to pumpkin spice, all kinds of pies, warm smells of cinnamon and cloves, vibrant colour palette of the nature, warm blankets and cups of tea. Squash is so versatile. Humble, but provides amazing flavours and aromas. You can make risotto with it, ravioli, pies, muffins, …
  • Chocolate Filled Button Cookies with Hazelnuts – Ideal for Christmas
    Christmas cookie platter is a big thing in Croatia. Every household has to have a plate of many different shaped and flavoured cookies. Christmas is getting closer and I am slowly filling out my cookie list. I use this cookie dough for several different cookie shapes and it is a favorite of mine. I am …
  • Mediterranean Herb Crusted Cod with Roasted Sweet Potato and Carrots
    I absolutely love this recipe. It looks scrumptious and fancy, and actually it couldn’t be more simple than it is. I always do my best to make food look appetising because we eat with our eyes first.  Tasty herb-crusted cod is a healthy and well balanced meal that pulls out the maximum of every ingredient used. …
  • Roasted Sardines
    I love sardines in all kinds of combinations and cooked in every possible way. They are super delicious, simple to make and packed full with nutrients. And done in no time! I have simply seasoned them with salt and pepper, added some olive oil, white wine, garlic and one tablespoon of breadcrumbs. I have roasted …
  • Quick Prawn and Peas Pasta Recipe
    This is one of the quickest recipes for a delicious lunch or dinner. You only need a couple of ingredients that will provide you with a feast in under only 30 minutes. All you need is: 1 shallot 2-3 cloves of garlic 1 cup frozen peas 2 cups prawns 1 tbsp creme fraiche 300 g pasta spaghetti 10.58 oz grated Parmesan cheese chopped fresh parsley What you …
  • Sourdough Cinnamon Babka
    After seeing babka on Instagram all the time, I finally went to do it myself. This babka turned out to be so delicious. It is full of autumn and cozy flavors, led by cinnamon. It is so buttery and soft, packed with cinnamon aroma – what else could you wish for?! Ingredients that you need …
  • Tomato Shrimp Sauce with Creamy Parmesan Polenta
    Hello, my quick recipe crowd, here’s one for you again today! This lunch is one of the quickest one to make, when compared to the flavor it delivers. It reminds me of summer, beach and everything nice. So why not to cook it! You will start by preparing the sauce. Finely chop a couple of …
  • My Favorite Plum Pie
    This is one of my all time favorite desserts. I just like pies so much, more than any cake or muffin or cookie or whatever! The only dilemma for me is whether my favorite is plum or apple pie! Somehow, I think it might be the plum! This is such an easy summer dessert to …
  • Chicken Leftovers Crostini & Mushroom Soup
    After a long and cold day, there’s nothing that can warm you up such as a bowl of delicious and flavorful soup. Deep flavoured mushroom soup is one of my favorites and I am sure you will love it as much as I do. Especially if paired with this delicious crostini made out of leftovers. …
  • Chicken alla Parmigiana
    Pollo alla parmigiana! I have enjoyed this meal so much! You have my recommendations for this Italian classic, I am sure that all your family members will love it! Ingredients for the chicken:3 chicken fillets2 eggsBreadcrumbsSalt, pepper, parsleyA little bit of grated Parmesan For the sauce:1 shallot2 garlic cloves400 g tomato pureParsley +mozzarella and some …
  • Sesame-Seared Salmon with Pak Choi and Vermicelli Rice Noodles
    I love eating salmon. It’s such a versatile fish that can be made in so many ways. Today I am bringing you one of my favorite versions, covered in sesame seeds. sesame seeds give such a lovely nutty aroma after frying. Together with some greens, lovely light noodles and a light sauce, it makes a …
  • Crispy Skin Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms and Sweet Potato Pure
    Here is a super simple and delicious everyday lunch recipe made out of simple cupboard staples. Hope you try it and like it. You will need the following ingredients:2 sweet potatoes4 deboned chicken thighs + drumsticksA couple of mushroomsA couple of garlic cloves1 shallot100 ml chicken stock2 tbsp butter Peel your sweet potatoes and cut …
  • Salmon Wellington
    I’m sure that most of you are familiar with Beef Wellington, but salmon can be done in a similar way. This is a crowd pleaser dish. Everyone likes it. And one might think of it as a festive dich, made on special occasions, but there is no reason to think that. Because it is made …
  • My Best Quick Burger Buns
    For me, buns are equally important as meat in a burger. That’s why I always take care to have homemade buns, made the way I like them.We use one part of it straight away and we freeze the rest. If there happens to be any rest. They are equally good when defrosted. I prefer making …
  • Delicious Thai Shrimp Noodle Soup
    This thai coconut soup is so spicy, sweet, comforting and delicious. And it is very quick to make. What else do you need?! Let’s get down to business! For this lovely and comforting soup you will need the following ingredients:250 g shrimps3 cloves garlicFresh ginger (size of a finger)2 smaller shallots2 tbsp red curry paste2 …
  • Quick Apple Galette Recipe
    This is a quick weeknight dessert. Almost a healthy one, I would say. But must add some vanilla ice cream!! I usually prefer granny smith apples, but I haven’t had them this time. And also, you can peel the skin, of course. For the dough you will need:250 grams of whole wheat flour120 grams of …
  • Roasted Sweet & Sour Salmon with Broccoli, Kimchi and Jasmine Rice
    This was one great combination of flavors. All of the ingredients and flavors combined so beautifully and even though I don’t repeat recipes so often, I cannot wait to make this one again. Ingredients for 3 servings:3 salmon fillets2 handfuls of broccoli stemsKimchiJasmine rice For the sauce:2 cloves garlic1 small piece of fresh ginger3 tbsp …
  • Delicious Melted Brie and Blueberry Sandwich
    Delicious Melted Brie and Blueberry Sandwich – great for your Sunday brunch or a dinner snack later today ! This is something I came up spontaneously and was surprised how good it was. I usually like cheese with jams so I thought it could be a good fit. But actually, it was even more than …
  • Healthy Salmon and Vegetable Soup
    This is a small variation of my old salmon soup. It is a little different, but equally as delicious. In this case I use more vegetable varieties. It is super good, healthy and done in under 30 minutes. Finely dice shallots. Slice leek an carrots. Mince the garlic. Dice the pepper. Start off by sautéing …
  • Roasted Tomato, Basil and Ricotta Bruschetta
    I really love appetisers and bruschetta is one of my favourites. All related to Italy makes my heart sing, I cannot help myself. Carbs are life. This combination of slow-roasted tomatoes, silky whipped ricotta, aromatic pesto genovese and toasted garlicky peace of bread is just divine. Slow roasted tomatoes are easy to make. Just season …