Mild winter day in Split. I am walking down the shady, old, streets of Diocletian Palace. It looks as if the Palace is veiled with distinctive, sharp smell of cooked codfish. I do not need a calendar, it must be December, just few days before Christmas.Well known smell is coming from every “portun” (entrance hall […]

  This old recipe is from the end of 19th century. Very fast and easy to do it!! My grandma Katarina was brilliant cook whose biscuits, strudels, cakes, pies… were irresistible. Nowadays my mother replace her and I inherited this recipe from her. All year long I’ve been patiently waiting for December to come, because Walnut […]

CAKE WITH CROQUANT  (ALMOND BRITTLE)   This cake recipe I got from my mother in law, she got it from her mother in law, and finally she got it from her mother. So it is a quite old recipe and very common on menu in Split for all kinds of celebrations: baptism of children, birthday parties, […]