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Maja Ljubanic
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Pasta Inspired by Barnelli's Pasta Bowl Chicken Al' Diavolo
Our featured guest cook this time is our cousin Sinisa.  As you have seen in some of our previous posts, he loves to cook and he always has some delicious new recipes to show us.  This time, he made a tasty Italian dish inspired by Barnelli's Pasta Bowl Chi...

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Bosnian Pita Pie: Zucchini (Tikvenjaca) and Cheese (Sirnica) With Store-Bought Filo Dough
After taking a break from my blog, I decided to post a new recipe.  This time it is a variation of a previous post that you can see here:  http://worldtravelerrecipes.blogspot.com/2014/02/home-made-bosnian-pita-burek-and.html Since the original homemade Bos...

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Tiramisu
It has been a while since we posted a new recipe on our blog. Yesterday our cousin Sinisa and his wife Julie came over to show us how to make tiramisu. I have been planning on trying to make it for a while, but Sinisa said that he found a really simple re...

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Buhtle (Jam-Filled Sweet Rolls)
It has been a while since I had Buhtle, and the other day I remembered how tasty they are and had a craving for them.  So I searched for some recipes online and came up with my version of them.  I am pretty happy with how they came out, even though I'm sure...

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Homemade Pizza
Ingredients (for 1 pizza): (Servings: 2)              Dough: 1/2 ounce (15 g) fresh yeast or 1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast about 1 cup (250 ml) warm water 2 cups (300 g) flour + extra (to dust hands and work surface) 1/3 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon extra-...

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Marinated Steelhead Trout with Baked Potatoes
Here is another recipe with the fresh steelhead trouts that my dad caught in Michigan.  This time, I marinated the fillets in olive oil, garlic and herbs, and baked it.  I served it with baked potatoes.  This is one of my favorite ways to prepare salmon and...

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Fish "Brodet" (Croatian Fish Stew) with Polenta
Brodet reminds me of the time when I lived in Zadar, Croatia.  Zadar is a beautiful historical city on the Adriatic coast and the climate there is Mediterranean.  The cuisine uses fresh seafood and is very similar to Italian food.  Brodet is a fish stew tha...

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Istrian Chicken "Žgvacet" (Stew)
Žgvacet comes from the northwest part of Croatia, a peninsula called Istria, that is next to the Adriatic coast. It is a type of stew similar to goulash, and can be served with pasta, gnocchi or homemade "fuzi" (type of homemade pasta).  It is very simple t...
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