Mixed Mexican salad

About a week and a half ago I shared a recipe for Tortilla chips crusted steak, and in my opinion the best side dish to a delicious steak like that is a fresh mixed seasonal, in this case, Mexican salad.¬† As I’m watching the snow fall outside my house, here in Zagreb, I couldn’t think…

Seasonal salad with Balsamic dressing

When it comes to lunch or dinner, salad of any kind is unavoidable on my menu. Lettuce is mainly what I prepare and I buy one each day at the local farmers’ market. For the last few years I’ve been adding arugula to it, or lamb’s lettuce, radicchio, baby spinach or some of the fresh…

Fried sardines & seasonal salad

Yesterday I had my first Secret dinner party, and two of my specially picked out guests came over. I was cooking all day and preparing dishes one after the other, in the end I had no time to post a recipe. In one of my next posts I’ll be sharing all about the Secret dinner…

Grilled mackerel & bean salad

For a month now I’ve been living at the seaside, I didn’t move or anything, I’m still enjoying my last vacation as a student. The reason why I haven’t been posting new recipes was because I didn’t have wi-fi or any other way to get on the Internet and even though it was tough and…

Steak, barley & green bean salad

Split, most of you probably heard of it if you ever visited Croatia because it’s the first stop for most of our tourists, being second largest city in Croatia and a¬†intraregional transport hub where you can catch a ferry to one of the islands in the Adriatic. But it’s not just a port, it’s a…

Fried hake & Red bean salad

Since I was a kid my parents made it crucial to eat fish at least once a week. Both of my grandfathers were from the seaside so a big part of my family is too. At the seaside in Croatia people eat a lot of fish, olive oil and all the amazing Mediterranean food. I…