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Super easy puff pastries, sweet or savoury

Super easy puff pastries, sweet or savoury

If you have tried to make puff pastry dough yourself, you know how tedious and time-consuming it can be. My mom used to be the champion of puff pastry. She would have prepared a large quantity of which she would have frozen a good part. […]

Orange scented poppy seed rolls with raisins

Orange scented poppy seed rolls with raisins

Orange scented poppy seed rolls with raisins evoke childhood memories. My mum used to make us poppy seed pastries. She would cook poppy seeds in milk with sugar and I would steel a spoonful of this delicious filling when she would not watch. Or rather […]

Quick and yummy guacamole

Quick and yummy guacamole

Avocado! One of those fruit you can use to make a dessert as well as a savoury dish. Guacamole is just one of them that I prepare most often as we eat it any time a day and in various combinations: sauce, spread, starter, snack, […]

Spinach tartlets with fresh goat cheese

Spinach tartlets with fresh goat cheese

You cannot go wrong with these spinach tartlets, they are really easy and quick to prepare. That is why they are regularly on the menu of our lunches or gourmet brunches šŸ˜‰ I know, winter is not quite the spinach season. But thank god for […]

Savoury brioche with thyme, rosemary, sesame & flexseeds

Savoury brioche with thyme, rosemary, sesame & flexseeds

We have a lot of varieties of savoury brioche in Serbia. We call them “pogaca” and I think that every person who loves to cook has his/her own recipe. Probably transmitted by his/her mother … Pogaca is part of Serbian gastronomic culture and it is […]

Polenta muffins with halloumi & mushrooms

Polenta muffins with halloumi & mushrooms

We call these polenta muffins proja in Serbian and do not necessarily make them muffin-shaped. However, as most of the time, I took mum’s recipe and reworked it to tell a different story šŸ™‚ Polenta (cornmeal) is an integral part of Serbian cuisine and we […]