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Balkan Čupavci Recipe

Čupavci is a traditional Balkan dessert consisting of small, soft sponge cake squares covered in chocolate and desiccated coconut. They are particularly popular in Croatia and Bosnia where they are also hold significance as a Christmas cake, however they are also eaten in Serbia, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and throughout the Balkans, albeit with a slightly …

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Balkan Lepinja Recipe

Lepinja is a type of Balkan flatbread prepared using three ingredients: salt, flour, and water. Generally accompanied by minced meat (cevapi), it is widely consumed in the Balkan countries of Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, and Slovenia. Lepinja is normally baked at a high temperature, which gives the bread its golden-brown crust. It is usually served at …

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Traditional Börek/Burek Recipe

Börek (also known as Burek, Byrek or Boureki) covers a range of pastry dishes made by layering thin phyllo dough, with fillings such as cheese, minced meat, spinach and seasonings, along with a creamy egg yogurt mixture which is baked into a crispy and flaky pie-like dish. Börek is commonly associated with Turkey but it …

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Traditional Krofne Recipe (Serbian/Croatian Donut)

Krofne are a type of deep-fried donut which are popular in Serbia and Croatia. They are made using milk, butter, flour, eggs, sugar and yeast.  Krofne don’t have a round hole in the center like donuts usually found in the US do. They can be filled with marmalade, chocolate or vanilla custard, and can also …

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Croatian Food: 13 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Croatia

Croatia is known for its numerous islands and peninsulas, beautiful beaches, Mediterranean climate and of course its historical cities. Each region of Croatia has its own long-standing gastronomic traditions often stretching back hundreds of years. In the coastal region (Dalmatia) and on the Istrian peninsula, you can enjoy a wide range of fish as well …

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