Paneer is a type of fresh cheese, meaning you can make it and eat it right away — no aging or culturing required. It's also one of the easiest cheeses to make at home. Paneer is a very popular ingredient in Indian dishes. So... how did I get the idea to make cheese at home? …
One of the first things I did after moving to Belgrade was to buy Mediterranean plants to have fresh herbs on my balcony. This is just one of the little things that will help me to continue to live my Mediterranean lifestyle in this big continental capital.
Recently we visited Porto, the second largest city in Portugal, after Lisbon, and one of the oldest European centres. It's located along the Douro river estuary in northern part of the country and it's best known for it's delicious wine of the same name that's been produced only in this region.
In my previous post about making wine we finished with the harvest, crushed the grapes and put everything in barrels. I'll write about two methods of fermentation: classic and cold fermentation.
Skitaca is a small village on the glade 425 meters above sea level near Labin in Istria. It's a crossroad of dozens hiking routes, it has a wonderful view and an interesting legend about Santa Lucia.
Autumn is written all over this dish. 🙂 This soup is so delicious! Whenever I take a sip of this soup I am totally overwhelmed by the different tastes... probably because I don’t use cumin and nutmeg so often usually… And what’s best this soup is sooo easy to prepare.
If you live in Istria this things probably sound familiar: reading a book under pine tree, catching fish, picking olives, having a natural lemon in your garden, eating seafood and drinking good wine. Today I'll try to give you just a little scent of Istria and Adriatic Sea with one delicious recipe that includes full …
This is the second post on wine making. It's about preparation, harvesting and what needs to be done on the day of the harvest.
Autumn is definitely not my favorite part of the year; constant rains, leaves falling, long sleeves after six months of hot sunny days... I'm not even sure I like it's colors. But one thing I do like are the mushrooms! Boletus, Parasol mushrooms, Chanterelles, Caesar's mushrooms, Honey Fungus... our woods are full of them, you …
September is the start of wine making process, I'll start with a series of posts about this topic. The first challenge is to pick the best time to harvest grapes.