Slovenian food

Baked apples

Baked apples

Baked apples straight from the oven are a delicious and quick treat. Made with only few ingredients too. I used some tofu and walnuts for filling. And of course honey – it just reminds me of childhood so much.  Wise-ass corner *Use maple syrup for […]

Vegan apricot dumplings

Vegan apricot dumplings

Apricot dumplings are a recipe very connected with my childhood. (And yes, I am very inspired by my childhood food lately as you can see in recipes such as garlic soup or cucumbers in a sauce.) They were a real treat with some breadcrumbs roasted […]

Garlic soup by my grandma

Garlic soup by my grandma

Imagine this. I am 11, I come home from school. Grandma awaits with lunch for me. It’s garlic soup that I absolutely love. I eat 3 platefuls of it. I stink of garlic for next 2 days. The end. No but seriously. Garlic soup by […]

Cucumber sauce

Cucumber sauce

This was one of the first recipes I posted on this blog – 2 years ago when I was living in Portugal. Cucumber sauce and me are very close so I thought this recipe deserves better photos. And here we are – I am reposting […]

String beans and roasted young potatoes from my childhood (veganised)

String beans and roasted young potatoes from my childhood (veganised)

Today I share with you string beans and roasted young potatoes dish. If I back forward a bit to my childhood a variety of this dish was often prepared by my mom and aunt in summer days. Young potatoes roasted on pork cracklings. Then string […]

Black radish salad

Black radish salad

We needed something different since we were eating 3 meals per day including wild garlic this week. And this black radish was straight from the field + it made best friends with carrots, apples and walnuts.   For 4-6 people; Very simple; 10 min   Wise-ass corner […]

Pot barley salad

Pot barley salad

Pot barley is a really healthy ingredient and I wonder why don’t we use more of it? My grandma said she didn’t have a salad made with it for a long time so I came up with the recipe. It includes bell peppers and spinach […]

Bean-garlic soup with bread croutons

Bean-garlic soup with bread croutons

Bean soup really takes me back to my childhood. MY grandma prepared ti quite often and it made the whole kitchen smell delicious. What I really liked at her soup was the flavour of garlic – she used a lot of it. But I didn’t […]

Sauerkraut in mason jars

Sauerkraut in mason jars

I have always been connecting sauerkraut with our cellar, a big bucket and my grandma that was preparing it. I didn’t know a lot about the procedure and always had a feeling you need to be really skilled farmer to prepare such a thing. But […]

Potica with cardamom, dates and pistachios

Potica with cardamom, dates and pistachios

Potica is a traditional Slovenian cake or dessert that we make for all the big occasions. It really is on EVERY celebration. And Easter is no exception. It must be on the table. There are different versions of it. At my home the one with […]