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Diet strawberry tart recipe

By Eszti / 2013-06-13

Well…diet…strawberry…tart…what’s not to like? You will like this now in the bikini season. CH content included for those on a diet!   Ingredients: for the crust: 100 g oat flour (70 g CH) 2 tsp. (20 g) oat bran 5 dkg melted butter 25 g birch sugar/xylitol (15 g CH) 1 egg for the cream: […]


Ice cream in Hungary – Gerbeaud

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-05-08

Back when I was a teenager in Zagreb ice-cream was on my every day menu. On my way to school I’d walk from the main square through Jurišićeva street and drop into Slastičarnica Centar for a scoop. Be it summer or winter, sometimes we had to wear gloves so that our hands wouldn’t freeze holding […]


Raw vegan Prekmurska gibanica

By Špela Planinšek / 2013-05-04

Prekmurska gibanica (Prekmurje doughpie) is Slovenian national dish. This cake was chosen to represent Slovenia in the Café Europe back in 2006 and received a Protected Geographical Status from the EU in 2010. It is basically a pie stuffed with poppy seeds, cottage cheese, walnuts and apples… loads of. It is very filling, definitely not […]


Wild Garlic Soup recipe

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-04-16

Wild garlic is an early spring plant that also seems to be hip nowadays. It looks as if everybody is talking about it and what is interesting is that it is not some strange exotic plat we in Easter Europe finally got our hands on. It grows everywhere. Here in Hungary we even have a […]


Easter bread roundup

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-03-29

As I am quite sure we all know what Easter means, I am not going to go into the details of explaining the Christian meaning of this day. For me, both Christmas and Easter always meant a big family gathering at grandma’s. Our family is scattered around Europe, and we don’t get together too often: […]


Beer goulash

By Olivera Senić / 2013-03-26

We can all agree the weather in these parts is all but normal. With the snow and cold we are getting this late in March there is nothing better than warmth of your home and some comfort food. We asked Olivera Senić, one of the beautiful Mezze magazine contributors, to warm us up  a bit, […]


Making Macarons – tips and tricks

By Ana-Marija Bujić / 2013-03-20

Celebrating the fact that it is Macaron Day today we’ve asked Croatian gastro blogger Ana-Marija Bujić to share some tips and tricks for making these little pieces of goodness. Ah, the Macarons! My big French cookbook says macarons are of Venetian origin and that they were introduced to France when Catherine de Medici married Duc […]


Steak Tartare, Charles Bronson style

By Nenad Andricsek / 2013-02-20

The legend of Steak Tartare In my latest quest searching for great beef dinner ideas I remembered something I have not eaten for quite a while. Lately having this new “let’s make some great food at home” obsession, I decided to make Steak Tartare. I know the recipe, and I know a good butcher so […]


Bocuse d’Or 2013 – two is our number

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-01-18

Bocuse d’Or is one of the most prestigious gastronomic competitions in the world. Created by the French Chef Paul Bocuse in January 1987 it is held bi-annualy in Lyon, France. This year’s Championship has 24 finalists and 2 of them are from Eastern Europe. Estonia as an old contestant, represented by Heidi Pinnak, Chef of […]

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