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Pinca – Croatian Easter bread

Pinca, also known as sirnica, is a traditional sweet Croatian Easter bread. Pinca is a very rich bread made with butter, eggs and usually flavoured with rum, raisins and citrus zest. It’s traditionally  eaten to celebrate the end of Lent. … Continue reading

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SLAVONIAN SOULFOOD Čobanac (Slavonian shepherd stew)

Slavonians have always known how to turn the riches of fields, forests and rivers into a delicious bite and take pride in the abundance of good food. Kind Slavonian soul, noble heart and well-known hospitality will make enjoyment in these … Continue reading

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Krafne (Croatian Doughnuts)

It’s coming up to carnival time in Croatia which means time for krafne. INGREDIENTS 500 g flour (white, for bread) 7 g dry yeast (package for 500g flour) 6 egg yolks 50 g sugar (white) 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 1 cup … Continue reading

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Croatian Bakalar

BAKALAR. The Christmas meal in Croatia nearly always includes bakalar, a simple stew of dried cod and potatoes! Recipe 1 BAKALAR (Codfish) Soak approximately 5 pounds bakalar in cold water for 2 days, changing water often to remove excess salt from … Continue reading

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Fritule Croatian Traditional Christmas Eve sweets

Fritule is actually a Croatian Christmas dessert! These are like little doughnuts. At Christmas time you’ll find a plate of fritule in every Croatian household. Fritue Recipe: INGREDIENTS 125ml warm milk 251ml sugar 1750ml all purpose flour 500ml boiling water (not … Continue reading

Croaticamente

I am from Spain and now I am living temporarily in Croatia (I hope it can lasts more) as an EVS (European Voluntary Service) and since I came I started to write about this country. This is my blog: http://croaticamente.wordpress.com … Continue reading

Croatia-a love letter.

My Croatian holidays are the high point of my year:as soon as I return home to England,I start planning my next visit to Lijepa nasa Domovino.So much time is spent in thinking about and researching my holidays in your country.When … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Charter a Superyacht in Croatia this Summer

The Kornati Archipelago in Croatia offers luxury yacht charter vacationers the perfect place to anchor and enjoy a destination with a difference. The spectacular Croatian coastline has more than 1,185 islands along the Adriatic waters of the Dalmatian Coast making … Continue reading

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The Samoborska kremšnita

Kremšnita – Heavenly Cream The Samoborska kremšnita is known for having a puff pastry top, predominantly custard cream filling (less whipped cream) and is finished with powdered sugar. Served up in huge helpings along with a coffee, it’s a perfect … Continue reading

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Fishing and Fishermen’s Talk

Fishing and Fishermen’s Talk (Croatian: Ribanje i ribarsko prigovaranje) is the most important literary work of Croatian Renaissance poet Petar Hektorović, finished on January 14, 1566. Ribanje is a pastoral and philosophic narrative poem in three parts in which Hektorović … Continue reading

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