Djuvec – Serbian rice with meat – Serbisches Reisfleisch

Deutsch Djuvec has become a very diffuse term. Some mean the rice that is served with the famous Balkan dishes Rasniji or Cevapcici, others mean Serbian rice meat. After reading up on the subject, I learned that originally it was only meat with vegetables and rice was more optional. History or not, in a former Yugoslav, now Croatian/Serbian restaurant it […]

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Fritto misto di pesce – Fried seafood – Frittierte Meeresfrüchte

Deutsch Fritto misto is found not only in Italy but around the whole Mediterranean sea with various modifications. Of course, in Turkey, the near-East and North Africa no beer is used in the batter but I think with sparkling water you will achieve a similar effect. One theory says that the Portuguese took the recipe to Japan, where it, adapted […]

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Stuffed squid tubes – Gefüllte Tintenfischtuben

Deutsch Stuffed squids belong on the menu around the Mediterranean. Usually minced meat is seasoned very heavily with garlic and herbs. On the European side there are oregano, thyme and/or rosemary, on the southern side cumin is a must. In addition to the minced meat stuffing, I have developed two other stuffings, one with chopped prawns and the other based […]

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Niska Pljeskavica – Croatian/Serbian meatballs

Deutsch Niska Pljeskavica is the expanded version of Pljeskavica, a kind of meatball that is eaten in all successor states of the former Yugoslavia. In the Muslim countries of course only from ground beef, in the Christian countries sometimes mixed minced meat. The Niska, I lean out of the window, is probably the sheep’s cheese kernel, while simple Pljeskavice have […]

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Great Balkan plate – Große Balkanplatte

Deutsch In this recipe it goes about the great Balkan plate, in Croatian (formerly Yugoslavian) restaurants served in Germany. This involves primarily masses of meat of various animals from the grill and the typical side dish Djuvec rice is served. In order to match the German taste, this is served with a mixed salad and French fries, too. Yugoslavian kitchen […]

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