Dolmas, or stuffed vegetables, is maybe the most recognizable dish from the Balkans. Ground beef is mixed with onions, garlic plus spices, and used as a filling for several veggies (zucchini, onions, tomatoes, peppers and Swiss chard), until it's all finally baked it in a tomato based sauce.
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Strawberry cake: an easy, delectable, strawberry filled cake! Perfect for when you're running short on time, but want something sweet and spongy from the oven. (BOSANSKI) There are days when I like nothing more but to experiment with new ingredients. Try out different cuisines. Be on top of my cooking game, so to ... Read more
As if straight out of a Bosnian royalty cookbook, Bey's soup is a dish you'll have a hard time forgetting. Luckily this okra delicacy - simmered in a chicken based broth, finished off with a simple roux, then sprinkled with lemon juice as the last touch - is here for your consumption. Read more
Braided sweet bread: a soft milk based dough (optionally filled with raisins, dried fruit or chocolate), painted with egg yolks and baked until golden. It’s time we bond with bread again.
(BOSANSKI) Braided sweet bread is universal. It'd be a tough ordeal to find a culture that doesn’t have a version of it in its repertoire. Assessing the roots of this soft comfort food, then, is as difficult as ... Read more
Apple crumb cake: a divine, four layer cake straight out of my mom's kitchen. (BOSANSKI) A friend recently told me he paid $10 for two pounds of apples. He works for the UN in Africa. When he returns to work from a vacation back home, instead of clothes he brings suitcases full of Granny Smiths. Meanwhile, my fruit bowl overflows with fruit most of which meets its natural demise before I remember to eat ... Read more