Category Archives: ISLANDS IN THE STREAM

POJORSKI BRONZINIĆ = SQUID STEW WITH LENTILS AND BARLEY   Squids and legumes go together beautifully and with help of garlic and onion we’ll have a delicious meal. Pojorski bronzinić originates from island Vis, I suppose it is influenced by Portuguese kitchen. There are innumerable recipes for it, but I like this recipe with squid […]

STONSKA TORTA The cake from Stone is a cake made from macaroni. Sceptical? So were my friends until they tasted it at my place and found out for themselves how awesome this cake is. The cake is filled with chocolate, almonds and walnuts which give it especially rich flavor. The adding of lemon and cinnamon emphasize […]

    What a shame, it has been exactly 2 years that my friend Goga and me started planning going on a trip to the island of Brac to pick up olives at her property. There have always been some unpredicted situations, bad weather, someone’s sick in the family or other excuses that prevented us […]

Fragrant cake topped with sugar coated walnuts provides balance in flavor and delicious contrast in texture. Altogether they make a particularly attractive appearance of Hrapoćuša. Hrapoćuša or Hrapaćuša or Hropoćuša, the name of this gorgeous cake is not easy to pronounce  even for us Croats. Hrapoćuša got its name from rough, red yellow color stone […]