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Sour Cherry Phyllo Pie

Sour Cherry Phyllo Pie

There is something about a cherry pie. And where I come from, it’s a phyllo pie, and sour cherries are used. When picking time comes, and when they lay cozy in their crates, it’s time to pit them and prepare for the freezer. But each time, my family steals an amount to make a fresh...
Homemade Soy Milk

Homemade Soy Milk

Because of your lactose intolerance, you switched over to soy milk. Soy contains estrogen. I think your morning Cocoa Puffs are turning you into a hysterical woman. Sheldon Cooper
Bread Crumbs

Bread Crumbs

My grandmother used to make homemade breadcrumbs. I remembered her going around the yard, checking if the bread is dried, grandfather assembling the nuts grinder… They let me turn the handle and I hear the cracking sound of dried bread grinding… Last few years I’ve been making them too. I know they are very cheap...
Preserved Lemons

Preserved Lemons

Preserved Lemons (from Cooking Moroccan) First, see how many lemons will fit into your jar. For the recipe you will need that much plus half of that for the juicing. Wash lemons thoroughly. Cut lemons from the stem end into quarters, almost to the base. You just want to open them up. Then fill them...
Braids

Braids

Braids (adapted from here) 400 g flour 60 g sugar 2 tsp salt 20 g fresh yeast 1 egg + 1 more for spreading over 200 ml milk 40 g butter, on room temperature Dissolve yeast in warm (but not hot) milk, best to take milk on room temperature. Place all the ingredients (use only...
Galatke

Galatke

Galatke (recipe is from Hrana i vino magazine) 500 ml milk 3 Tbsp sugar 100 g semolina 250 g butter 3 eggs 1 bag (2 tsp) vanillin sugar 500 g thin phyllo sheets Boil milk with sugar. As soon as it boils, remove from heat and stir in semolina. Return to the stove and continue...
Çömlek Kebab

Çömlek Kebab

A while ago, I posted the recipe for Ohrid Čomlek. I loved the dish and asked Turkish readers of this blog if they would send me the original recipe, as the one I made is only Macedonian adaptation of the Turkish one. And I got it A foodie friend, Ebba from Kirimizi Muftak send me...
Ethno Cooking in Sumrakovac

Ethno Cooking in Sumrakovac

This August I visited my friend Gaga. She is a fellow blogger, a great friend and I love her so much! Last year we made Čomlek together and this time she took me to her parent’s house in village Sumrakovac. Together with her mother Bine, we made one of the best dinners of my life!...
Nadlackie Halušky

Nadlackie Halušky

The theme for the second Project Food Blog challenge is to prepare a dish from another culture. I’ve thought about it a lot. Any of the Asian cuisines seemed like a logical choice. But I wanted to do a recipe that is not only new to me, but probably to most of you too. And...
Ajvar

Ajvar

Ajvar is Serbian traditional and one of the most loved red pepper preserves. It’s a lot of work and it takes days to prepare, so usually the whole family works together. In my opinion, ajvar is the king of preserves so, in the end, all the hard work most certainly pays of. My family uses...
Grape Stuffed Gnocchi

Grape Stuffed Gnocchi

Grape Stuffed Gnocchi (from Sale & Pepe magazine, Serbian issue for September 2008) 1 kg potatoes 300 g tiny grapes 150 g flour 1 egg 100 g Trappist cheese (you can also use Emmentaler or Gruyère) 40 g butter salt ground black pepper Place the potatoes (with their skin) into large pot filled with cold...