Tomato Salsa

Croatian Tomato Salsa (pronounced: shalsha; “sh” like in words “sugar” or “shut”) is the best sauce on the face of the Earth. I dare do say it because I have never met a person who didn’t like it. Even people who don’t eat fresh tomatoes or ketchup still like Tomato… Read more »


Oreo Pumpkin Lasagna

Last year I made two creamy pumpkin desserts: Pumpkin Eclair Cake with Chocolate Ganache Frosting and Triple Layer Pumpkin Icebox Pie. This time I’m sharing with you an specially creamy, no bake Oreo Pumpkin Lasagna that combines three favorite ingredients: Oreo cookies, pumpkin puree and cream cheese. I didn’t list… Read more »


Baked Portobello Mushrooms

This is probably one of the easiest recipes for Baked Portobello Mushrooms. Mushroom caps are stuffed with garlic, parsley and olive oil mixture and baked in the oven. After that, each mushroom is topped with a slice of cheese and baked for 5 more minutes until cheese is melted. No… Read more »


Apple Pie Bars (Croatian Pita)

Croatian Apple Pie (Croatian word for pie is “pita”) is made with crumbly butter dough and cinnamon apple filling. It is baked in rectangular pan and cut into squares. That is why more descriptive title for this recipe would be Apple Pie Bars. Croatian dessert recipes are not too sweet.… Read more »


Homemade Fish Balls

I was planning to make Homemade Fish Balls for a long time. I thought it would be a complicated process, but it turned out to be very simple. You can use almost any kind of fish you have, fresh or frozen (and thawed). I used cod. The important thing is… Read more »


Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies

It seems that the recipe for the Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies appeared August 1975, when it was featured in The Ladies’ Home Journal. Later on it could be found in the article “A Harried Cook’s Guide to Some Fast Food” by Laurie Colwin, which appeared in the February 1992 issue of… Read more »


Blueberry Lassi

Indians are famous for their mango lassi, refreshing summer drink made of yogurt and water or milk. Some other types of fruit… Read more »


Watermelon Lemonade

Nothing says “summer” like a slice of fresh, juicy watermelon. Did you know you can turn your favorite fruit into a delicious… Read more »