Burek 2.0

I’ve already posted a recipe for Burek about half a year ago, but Burek is a type of pastry we Croatians and all of the other people from Balkans love and I certainly think it’s a must-try if you visit any of these parts. Today you can find this type of pastry with fresh cheese,…

Poppy seed strudel

My mother isn’t a big baker, she never liked baking cakes very much and she would always leave it to my grandmother to make them for big occasions and those small ones when we’d come over for a family dinner. The one thing she knew how to bake and I absolutely love is this Poppy…

Cherry cheesecake

For a few days now I was immersed in books, studying for exams and as days passed by I was dreaming of getting back in the kitchen, grabbing an apron and a large mixing bowl and preparing some cakes and pastries. I love everything sweet and there is just something fulfilling in making a great…

Burek

Burek is something every bakery in Zagreb has and everyone loves. There are many different kinds of pies made from pulled dough, filled with cheese, potatoes, apples or cherries, but only burek is filled with ground beef. There is always a familiar scent coming from the local bakery if they just pulled hot burek out…

Apple strudel

A few years ago I was walking down the streets of Vienna. Everything decorated in Christmas lights and in the holiday spirit. Even though it was winter there was warmth taking over while surrounded by so many colors and lights. Hundreds of people on the street looking for a cup of mulled wine or a slice…

Mushroom & leek tart

Don’t know about you guys, but when cooking I always try to use vegetables that are as fresh as can be, bought at the local market. There you can find a lot of local vendors selling their homegrown vegetables and fruit, from tasty tomatoes to crisp lettuce and sweetest strawberries you’ve ever tried. I already…