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Krostule recipe: Croatian crispy and sweet angel wings cookies

Kroštule, hrštule or hrustule... the names for these crispy sweet fritters abound. Which only proves how much we love krostule all around Croatia.The names vary but there is one quality of krostule that is contained

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When I decided to leave London and come back to Croatia, people stared at me in disbelief. ‘Why would you leave the

About Me.

I am an award-winning writer with a PhD in anthropology. I left my successful academic career in London and came back to Croatia.

I created this blog to help thousands of people to (re)connect with Croatia through food, history and culture. 

There is nothing I love more than reviving Croatian traditions. When I see how our rich culture touches the lives of everyone who spends time here, my mission is complete.

Why the cookbook(s)?

My biggest talent is to depict and illustrate something or someplace. I mixed that with my love for baking and cooking and voila. Here’s the book of sweets that does just that. 

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