Month: December 2018

Venison Night 3, Restaurant Lovac, Sarajevo

Sarajevo is my hometown. Although I have lived abroad and I travel very often, there is no city for me that is more beautiful than Sarajevo. Recently, when I came back, I realized that we are not aware at all of how great Sarajevo is and how little it takes to be an ideal city for life. However, that little it takes to perfection is exactly what we most dislike in living in Sarajevo. The gastronomic scene is quite part of this “little” that is missing. Although there are many restaurants, it’s all very similar. Last month I had...

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Holiday cookies

Somehow winter and holidays are for food and cakes. Holidays are for joy, family and togetherness. In any case, I believe that you will or you already are in the process of preparing delicious small cookies that will delight the palates of your friends and family. Every year, I make several types, and these are some of the favorites. BAJADERA Ingredients: – 9 tablespoons of water – 200 g sugar – 150 g ground walnuts, nuts or almonds – 250 g ground Petit Beurre biscuits – 170 g butter – 100 g dark chocolate For glaze: – 100 g...

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Chakula Vanilla Custard Coffee Slice

This cake is all but a classic custard slice. But because of the puff pastry and custard creme, it reminded me of its traditional version. Certainly, the winning combination is when modern and traditional go well together. And this is just such a simple and quick recipe. Preparation time: 30 minutes Ingredients: – 250 g puff pastry – 375 ml milk – 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract – 75 g sugar – 3 egg yolks – 40 g starch – pinch of salt – 1 teaspoon of coffee – 25 g butter – 150 g icing sugar (for icing) Preparation:...

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In season: December

Are you already in the holiday mood? In December, we usually relax and all foods, and especially cakes, are especially appealing to us. But believe it or not in the season in December there are some very healthy foods. In December, seasonal foods are: kale, turnip, clementines and pineapple. It seems as kale is always the talk of the town. I wrote about it in the text about super foods. You can serve the kale as a side dish, shortly boiled or sautéed with garlic. It goes well with soy sauce and nuts. Chestnuts are still there, so you...

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About Chakula

My name is Irma and for 10 years I have been cooking for my family and friends. Two years ago I started with food photography and with exploring recipes and adapting them to my liking.
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