A Foodie Pilgrimage to Sarajevo

I’ve become one of those people who holidays in the same place each year. I didn’t think I was that sort of person, but it turns out I am. I love to explore the world and embrace new and challenging holiday destinations, but when it comes to summer holidays, my family and I love to…

The spoils of summer in Croatia

I have just returned from Korčula, Croatia for what has turned out to be our best family holiday. That combination of familiarity, independence and relaxation meant this was our best experience yet of our favourite beach-side spot.  The boys were old enough this time to swim by themselves and explore the rocks and we even…

Dinner on the Farm

On our most recent holiday to Croatia, we had the opportunity to celebrate my Dad’s birthday together as a family. We enjoyed the generous hospitality of relatives for the occasion. They made dinner for us all at their remote farm located about ten minutes out of the main village. We ate in the shade of a glorious walnut…

The food in Croatia

I just realised I forgot to blog about the food I encountered while holidaying in Croatia recently. There were a few highlights, one of those being the Lobster meal we ate as a family on our last night in Prigradica. Dad had organised one of the local restaurants to cook us up a three course…

Kifli

Mum made kifli the other day. So I thought I’d photograph the event and share it with you all. Kifli is an Eastern European sweet treat that is made by rolling biscuit dough over a dollop of jam. These little crescent delights are not exclusively Croatian, as my research uncovered, but this here is a…

Pita

Here is another recipe that hails from the Croatian cuisine. While not exclusively Croatian, probably more Eastern European, this dish can be found from Turkey, to Greece and everywhere in between and can also be called burek or gibanica, as they say in Serbia. Many places sell it as street food and it can come…