Tortilla chips crusted steak

Tortilla chips are my favorite snack! I always get the most spicy ones and they’re my must-have when bingeing a TV show on Netflix on a Sunday afternoon. It just happens that Grace and Frankie are back for their 4th season on Netflix and I got everything set up to watch them later today. This…

White wine Mussels & garlic bread

It’s been so cold for days now in Zagreb and all I’m thinking about is summer and spending my time at the beach or swimming in the sea. Every time I think of summer, delicious Mediterranean recipes pop up, either it’s fish or other seafood, I love it all, especially as I’m used to preparing…

Zucchini patties (Vegetarian)

Zucchini patties are probably the easiest dish and recipe you can make. Last week my 8-year-oldĀ cousin was over at our family dinner and he prepared some himself. Not only are they easy to make, they are most delicious, especially when you add some Parmesan and Mozzarella cheese. The best way to serve them is with…

Spicy vegetable salsa & steak

I always wanted to have a big garden with lots of different vegetables I could grown any time of year. Unfortunately that’s just a dream at the moment since I live in an apartment building near the city center. There are a few friends of mine who live just outside the city, and they all…

Grilled steak topped with mushroom sauce & fries

For the last few days I’ve been helping out my dad with a big job in his firm and it’s the longest time in a while that I stayed out of a kitchen. I also didn’t have time to stop by my blog and share this recipe that I’ve been keeping as a draft for…

Spicy beef stir-fry with rice noodles

Every time I’m busy and I’ve got a fridge full of fresh vegetables, I choose stir-fry for lunch or dinner. It’s the easiest and most flavorful dish you can prepare with any combination of ingredients in practically no time. I also love spicy food, and a few months back I bought the large extra hot…

Stuffed roasted duck

Steak filled with cheese, grilled pepper & zucchini Fried hake & Red bean salad Baked pork chops with pumpkin & oyster mushrooms Enchiladas Fried chicken drumsticks, oyster mushrooms, mashed potatoes & tartar sauce Oven baked gnocchi with chicken in vegetable sauce   It’s been almost a year and a half since I started this blog,…

Turkey drumstick in sweet & sour sauce with mlinci

For Sunday dinner we always have our family come over, and my family is a large one, I’ve got my sister’s family, my brother’s family, aunts, uncles and cousins. Mostly my older brother comes over, like today. He has two kids, my nephew who’s a 4yo and my niece who’ll be 2 years old in…

Mexican steak & vegetables stir-fry with rice

I love Mexican food, or versions of it. For some reason I always associate it with lots of vegetables, spicy dips and hot sauces, and of course tortillas. In this case there are no tortillas, but there are colorful vegetables and the spicy flavor. This is my go-to dinner idea when I have a fridge…

Stuffed cheesy calamari

I’m sharing this recipe today because in my family we always prepare seafood dishes on Friday, so this is a great option for tomorrow’s dinner. Either it’s fish, clams, or squid, I’m always looking forward to that time of the week when I get the chance to prepare a seafood dish. Don’t know if it’s…

Bacon & carrot barley and steak

I’ve shared a couple of versions of this recipe, just because I love this dish and can’t get enough of it. As a kid my grandma was the only one who even cooked with barley and she always used it in her Bean and smoked ham stew. Growing up and cooking on my own I…

Coleslaw & red pepper salad with balsamic vinaigrette

Simple Tuesday calls for a simple recipe, and that’s just what this salad is. Most of the traditional main dishes call for a simple salad as a fresh addition to the meal, either it’s fresh lettuce, lamb’s lettuce, arugula or even coleslaw, tomatoes and any other seasonal vegetable. And what would a salad be without…