Category Archives: CHASING CROATIAN RECIPES

You can cook them, grille’s them, fry them, steam – with artichokes you can make various meals as: pasta , pate, lasagne etc. This beautiful flower plant native to the Mediterranean region. That’s why artichokes love an accompaniment of broad beans and peas. They can be found all together in spring at town’s green market. […]

Risotto with peas and wild asparagus is regularly on my menu for Saturday lunch. After the morning coffee on Riva (promenade by the sea), I always pass by the greenmarket and come home with tones of fragrant, fresh vegetables. Equipped with such a “vitamin bomb” it is easy to get inspiration immediately. This simple and […]

Name came from the word mandula which means almond. It is similar to Italian torrone, Spanish turrón, Portugese torrão (they made it with thin paper wafer and in Dalmatia we use the thicker one). It is typical for South Mediterranean Europe. Italians claim that it was mentioned for the 1st in 15th century Italy, while […]