Ripped pants/Poderane gaće

For carnival, instead of classic donuts, we enjoy just like in childhood in Slavonija (Croatia) – ”Ripped pants”. This old cake, as story says, was reserved for very poor people in Slavonija. It was made only from flour, water or milk, sometimes egg and was served with sugar and jam. They are famous today because […]


Salenjaci/Pig leaf lard puff pastry

Salenjaci…fragrant, soft, warm, sugary and suprisingly not greasy when you eat them….pastries with a thousand leaves. It will be forever a piece of nostalgia of childhood times and traditional food from our raise a huge smile on my face when I hear the name Salenjaci. For me it is a picture of mini me, cold […]



70 g Butter 1 Ei 75 g Zucker 250 g Mehl ½ Backpulver 125 g Magerquark 70 g Mandeln (gehackt) 120 g Cranberry (eine Nacht in Rum eingelegt) 50 g Zitronat (klein gehackt) 50 g Orangnat (klein gehackt) Zucker, Butter und Ei 2-3 Minuten verrühren. Vermischen mit andere Zutaten. Eine Laibe formen, auf das mit Backpapier […]



I would call it the fat brother of crepe :)…not as it is lots of fat in it, but as it is dick, soft, fluffy and really delicious, almost made like crapes. Simple melted in your mouth. Everybody knows this story about Kaiserschmarrn, Austrian classic, so I am not going to repeat it. But just want […]


Cashew nuts Rolls / Rolice s indijskim orasima

Is there more beautiful winter spirit as smell of fresh lemon and orange zest, ground cinnamon and nutmeg in sweet dough? Sticky fingers and warm rolls coated with mixture of lemon, powder sugar and water? Rosehip marmalade is great with nutmeg and cinnamon in this sweet, smelly and aromatic dough. Of course you can use […]


Banana bread/Slatki kruh s bananama

When your guests are at the door and you have just bananas and 1 hour of your time….bake this beautiful sweet bread…. 300 g whole grain flour 50 g brown sugar 1 baking powder 1 egg 3 bananas 10 semi-dried apricots rum (for apricots) salt cinnamon vanilla stick 3 tbs oil 100 g finely chopped dark […]