Tag: Advent

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

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


Marija Bistrica is a town and municipality in the Krapina-Zagorje County in central Croatia, located on the slopes of the Medvednica mountain in the Hrvatsko Zagorje region north of the capital Zagreb. Marija Bistrica has an old Marian shrine of … Continue reading