February 27, 2024

Niš Baklava

The Balkan Cookbook Niš Baklava   As a child, I used to visit auntie ‘O’ on St Nicholas’s Day—Santa Claus is my uncle’s patron saint. On this day over a thousand years ago my uncle’s […]

Serbian Chicken Risotto

  The Balkan Cookbook Serbian Chicken Risotto   I used to hate this as a kid. The smell of boiling chicken never worked for me and it wasn’t until I was in my teens that […]

Slavonian Beef

Recipes from ’The Balkan Cookbook’   Slavonian beef with lettuce salad My mum swears she invented this recipe, and after failing to find any beef dish in any Balkan restaurant with exactly the same delicious […]

Tomato Salad Straight from the Balkans

The Balkan Cookbook Tomato salad Straight from the Balkans OK this is for me a standard side order when I am traveling through the Balkans in the summer. It is the perfect accompaniment to grilled […]

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