Category Archives: CHASING CROATIAN RECIPES

With every bite of these honey-pepper flavored cookies I inevitably become nostalgic of my school days. My first association with Paprenjak is always the book “Goldsmith’s gold 1871” that they made me read in elementary school. It is a story about a lady named Magda, nicknamed Paprenjarka, who makes those delicious honey-pepper biscuits. In that […]

When I am talking about desserts I just can not pass by and not mention traditional Dalmatian biscuits: BOBIĆI ( small almond balls ) MANDULAT ( nougat candy) PAPRENJACI ( honey pepper biscuits )   BOBIĆI Where the name came from? Bob= bean, Bobići= small beans   In Christian religion and tradition the bean as symbol […]