Farewell to winter: Apple cake with honey and einkorn flour

Farewell to winter: apple cake with honey and einkorn flourI’ve been so absent lately, I simply didn’t find time to blog. I was keeping up with Instagram but getting an inspiration and finding time to sit and write was difficult. In the meanwhile I moved,  got a new job in research and finally started to feel motivated and happy. Time has been running like crazy lately and I’ve found myself spending entire days at work, with so little time for other things. In my spare time I often find myself with a desire to do so many different things at the same time, ending up being too tired and without a finished goal or without having enjoyed the moment because I was thinking about doing something else. My indecisiveness often puts me in a bad mood, making me feel guilty for being too demanding and ungrateful with what I have at the moment, it’s a viscous circle. I feel like I have to get my priorities straight. Is it just me or do you feel the same at least sometimes?Read More

Poppy seed swirl buns

Poppy seed swirl buns

In Croatia, poppy seed cakes are a staple for Christmas holidays. The traditional poppy seed roll cake called makovnjaca (mak is poppy) is baked all winter and especially for Christmas table. The relationship people have with poppy is rather clear – either you love it or you don’t. When I was a child, we used to celebrate Christmas at my grandparent’s house where we would have lunch and the traditional cakes for dessert. Read More