Zalogajnica, Zagreb

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    Bistro in hotel "ESPLANADE": The best STRUKLE ever

    by Prasnjavi Updated Apr 1, 2004

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    Favorite Dish: Strukli "Esplanade"

    Strukli is traditional dish of Hrvatsko Zagorje (North-West part of Croatia, made famous by the Hotel Esplanade. We proudly present the original recipe:

    (For 10 persons)

    1.20 kg fresh cottage cheese
    6 eggs
    0.50 kg flour (half fine, half coarse)
    0.06 kg salt
    0.5 dl oil
    0.3 l water
    1.00 l fresh cream


    Mix up flour, 1 egg, 10 grams of salt, oil and water. Knead into medium soft and firm dough. After half an hour stretch the dough on a tablecloth and sprinkle with flour (tablecloth length: 1-1.5 m).


    Mix up cheese, 5 eggs and 10 grams of salt and
    spread out all over the bottom of stretched dough wideness is 20-30 cm.
    The dough needs to be rolled up from cheese to the end of the dough. Cut rolled dough with thin plate into 20-peace dimension 7-7.5 cm.


    Pour into container 8 liters of water, 40 grams of salt and spoon of oil. Out sliced up strukle (rolled dough with cheese), in boiling water and cook for 2-3 minutes. Take out strukle and place into heat resistant ceramic bowl and pour over with cream. Place the ceramic bowl into oven and bake for 30-40 min. at 170-180° C until they assume golden-brown color.

    Recipe by: "Esplanade's" Chef Mr. Ivica Struml

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    You MUST go to Pingvin, it's...

    by Natrix Written Aug 24, 2002

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    You MUST go to Pingvin, it's the BEST for sandwiches - much better than McDonald's!!

    Favorite Dish: The chicken-salad-sandwich - delicious!!!

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