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Cooking with passion

Kitchen, a sacred place of love and passion for life, is a place where we create the delicious and genuine tastes of our lives. Throughout the history of mankind, kitchen has been the place where all important things happened. Ambrosial aromas of spices invite you to relive the culinary stories of the past and to create your own. Good cuisine is the recipe for a sweet and passionate life. This is embodied by the kitchen appliances of the Gorenje Classico collection available in ivory and matte black.

Charming artichokes

Delicate hearts of the artichokes harbour a wealth of valuable substances. When eaten, artichokes have a beneficial effect on digestion, they help eliminate bad breath, and they will jazz up virtually any dish.

Artichoke risotto
Ingredients, serves 4:
2 artichokes
1 carrot
1 onion
1/4 fennel bulb
salt, water
4 dl rice
Parmesan cheese

The healing asparagus

Healing effects of the asparagus have been appreciated in folk medicine for ages. They have a specific flavour and they have been craved since the times of the ancient Egyptians. They can be prepared in virtually any way, but the fastest way may be to cook them.

Asparagus with eggs

Ingredients:

wild asparagus
prosciutto
eggs
salt
olive oil

Sweet honey

The healing power of honey is ubiquitously known. This natural sweetener contains the simplest sugars that are the main source of energy in the body. Moreover, it has anti-bacterial action. It can be added to dishes or beverages and it is an indispensable ingredient in a healthful diet.

Honey cookies
Ingredients:
2 to 3 large tablespoons honey

350 g flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
60 g sugar
100 g ground walnuts
2 eggs, 1 pinch of salt
ground cinnamon
ground cloves
nutmeg

Hearty avocado

The mysterious power of avocado was admired already by the ancient Aztecs. The substances it contains have  beneficial effect on the heart, they have anti-ageing effect on the skin, and they boost creativity. This rich fruit is a treasure on the plate. 

Stuffed avocado
Ingredients, serves 4:
2 ripe avocados
4 teaspoons lemon juice
4 grapefruits
200 g yoghurt
salt
pepper
Ovens
Ovens of the Gorenje Classico collection are graced with a rich and dynamic design with a classical touch. Soft lines extend seamlessly from the door to the oven interior, and the relief and form of the door is reminiscent of the traditional arched ovens. The perfect appearance of the oven is rounded off by the characteristic knobs, the relief handle with aged gold finish, and the classically designed electronic programmable timer. The oven boasts the advanced HomeMADE™ baking technology and high energy efficiency. Add a pinch of your passion for delicious, succulent and crispy dishes.
Always cool oven door
Oven door is double glazed with reflective glass panes. Therefore, the outer side of the door is always cool. The safe and energy-efficient door allows the oven to reach the A–20% energy class. Interior side of the oven door has no notches or edges to allow simple cleaning.
HomeMADE™ technology for top-notch baking results
Innovative oven interior design with smart PerfectGrill heater placement mimics the traditional wood-fired ovens. Effective circulation of hot air leads to even heat distribution and superior baking results. Fully extendible telescopic guides make placing the baking sheets in the oven much simpler and allow excellent overview of the baking process.
Electronic programmable timer with analogue display
Classic analogue design of the electronic programmable timer is one of the decorative highlights of the line. It features a clock and a minute minder, and it also allows programming delayed start time and cooking end time. The clock indicates the end of the cooking process by an acoustic signal. The classical clock design with clock hands and lining in old gold colour complements the overall oven design.
Zucchini with ground meat
Ingredients for 4 servings:
200 g ground meat
50 g Parmesan cheese
1 chicken egg
breadcrumbs
salt
nutmeg
4 zucchini
tomato paste
sunflower
oilpepper
The power of nutmeg

If you are looking to accentuate the masculine passion in the treats coming from your oven, then nutmeg is a must. It is used both in main courses and in desserts.
Method:

In a bowl, combine ground meat, Parmesan, and egg. Add breadcrumbs, salt, and nutmeg. Wash the zucchini thoroughly, dry, and cut lengthwise. Scoop out the seeds and the soft flesh from the zucchini. Fill the zucchini with the ground meat mixture. Pour tomato paste into a baking tray and place the stuffed zucchini over it. Drizzle with oil and season with salt and pepper. Cover with tin foil and bake in the oven at 180 °C for 30 minutes.
Cooking hobs
A range of high-quality, technologically perfected cooking hobs with sophisticated design will surely allow you to pick the one that best matches your cooking habits and expectations, as well as your views on interior design and home living. The range includes gas hobs with original cast iron grids and beautifully designed knobs, in ivory or matte black. The hob features a diamond heater layout which improves clarity and comfort in cooking. The cooking hob you select will be a perfect match for other appliances of the Gorenje Classico collection.
Retro knobs for comfortable control
Standing by behind the aged gold finish of the characteristic classic knobs reminiscent of their old ceramic predecessors is modern technology that allows the ultimate comfort in control. The knobs are ergonomically designed for a pleasant grip.
Cast iron grid
Cast iron grid will improve the stability and enhance the appearance of the gas hob. The grid material makes it particularly durable and resistant to even the highest temperatures.
Diamond layout
Special diamond-shaped heater layout allows better overview of the cooking process. It offers more space for large pots and pans or a wok on the two larger and more powerful heaters placed on the left and right, respectively. The form of the cast iron grid follows the functionalheater layout and aesthetically rounds off the hob appearance.
Glass ceramic cooking hobs of the Gorenje Classico collection are stylishly designed and technologically perfected. Classic control knobs and a specially shaped edge that protects from spilling are designed with passion for timeless artistic styles of the centuries gone by. The appliances excel with advanced hi-light technology that matches your needs and cooking style. In addition to three hi-light heaters, there is also a heater with a double circular surface that can adapt to pots and pans of varying sizes. Inspiringly smooth hob surface allows comfortable cooking and simple maintenance. This is a cooking hob that will stir up your imagination.
Modern hi-light technology with a touch of classics
In addition to three hi-light heaters, the glass ceramic hob also features a heater with a double circular surface that can adapt to pots and pans of varying sizes. An indicator light for each cooking zone will remain lit until the zone surface is hot. Smooth hob surface is easy to clean and the edges are raised to prevent spilling.
Retro knobs for comfortable control
Standing by behind the aged gold finish of the characteristic classic knobs reminiscent of their old ceramic predecessors is modern technology that allows the ultimate comfort in control. The knobs are ergonomically designed for a pleasant grip.
Chocolate delights
Ingredients for 4 servings:
20 fresh or dried black mint leaves
300 ml milk
2 teaspoons chocolate pudding powder
200 g dark chocolate
Delicate and pleasant taste of chocolate always stirs up passion. Chocolate contains substances that trigger a sense of well-being and happiness. A true chef knows what to serve in order to awaken the sensual pleasures and passionate anticipation.
Method:
In a bowl, combine 2 teaspoons of chocolate pudding powder with five tablespoons of cold milk. Finely chop the fresh mint leaves and stuff them into a tea strainer. Submerge the tea strainer into the bowl with the remaining milk and slowly bring to the boil. Remove from heat and let the mint leaves soak for another three minutes until the mint's essential oils are released. Remove the strainer and pour in the mixture of chocolate pudding powder and milk. Mix until it starts to thicken.When the mixture is thickened, the hot chocolate with peppermint is ready for serving. Pour it into cups and serve.
Kitchen hoods
The minimalist appearance of Gorenje Classico collection's kitchen hood sophisticatedly rounds off the entire kitchen ambient. Soft lines and details with gold finish make sure the hood blends harmoniously with the design of other appliances of the collection. The hood excels with efficient and silent operation. Modern trend of merging the kitchen with the living room also calls for new standards regarding hood performance. With a capacity of at least 750 m3/h, Gorenje Classico hood provides optimum power to eliminate odours, moisture, and grease particles in spaces spanning up to 35 square meters. You will surely be impressed by the genuine materials and design.
Knobs and handle with gold finish
Hood design in delicate ivory or matte black is complemented by distinctive handle in the old gold colour. The knobs allow traditional control of the hood and its functions. Decorative handle that matches the design of the entire collection perfectly complements the appearance of the hood and accentuates its classical character.
Dishwasher-safe grease filters for simple cleaning
Metal grease filters in Gorenje hoods are easy to remove and to clean. They can be washed manually or in a dishwasher using a delicate program.
Squid with avocado
Ingredients for 4 servings:
25 squids
a half of onion
3 cloves garlic
parsley
olive oil
3 avocados
salt
pepper
2 chillies
fresh lemon juice
30 g ginger
The natural power of ginger
Ginger has been known since the times of the classical antiquity to be one of the oldest and most powerful aphrodisiacs, as well as the most powerful among the plant anti-oxidants. It will jazz up any dish or beverage. Classical yet always modern thought of the Chinese philosopher Confucius was also spiced with ginger which he requested in his every dish.
Method:
Wash and drain the squids. Heat olive oil in a pan and fry the squids. Remove squids from pan and add chopped garlic, onion, and cubed avocado. Stir fry until avocado softens. Return squids to pan, season with salt and pepper, and sprinkle with chopped parsley. In a clay dish, combine chopped chillies, olive oil, lemon juice, and grated ginger into sauce. Season the sauce to taste with salt and pepper and serve with the squid.
Cookers
Choose between harmoniously designed gas and electric cookers featuring hi-light technology, in 50- or 60-centimeter-wide versions. Innovative technological solutions, combination of different cooking hobs, and the efficient and innovative HomeMADE™ oven technology guarantee excellent results every time. The oven is available in electric and gas version. Appliance handling and control is very simple owing to smart design of the knobs, electronic timer with analogue display, and distinctive handle with a special relief form for a smooth grip.
Wok gas burner
Professional gas burner with a three-ring flame heats the pan with extra power to improve energy efficiency and allow preparing your food in just minutes. An optional dedicated cast iron wok support will further improve safety, comfort, and efficiency in cooking.
Modern hi-light technology with a touch of classics
In addition to three hi-light heaters, the glass ceramic hob also features a heater with a double circular surface that can adapt to pots and pans of varying sizes. An indicator light for each cooking zone will remain lit until the zone surface is hot. Smooth hob surface is easy to clean and the edges are raised to prevent spilling.
HomeMADE™ technology for top-notch baking results
Innovative oven interior design with smart PerfectGrill heater placement mimics the traditional wood-fired ovens. Effective circulation of hot air leads to even heat distribution and superior baking results. Fully extendible telescopic guides make placing the baking sheets in the oven much simpler and allow excellent overview of the baking process.
Mushroom soup with summer savory
Ingredients for 4 servings:
3 cl oil
40 g onion
garlic
160 g fresh mushrooms (oyster mushrooms, porcini, chanterelles)
0.5 dl dry white wine
120 g carrots
1.25 l beef stock
120 g potatoes
20 g flour
0.5 dl sour cream
salt, pepper, a sprig of summer savory
Summer savory for happiness
This annual herb has mysterious powers. In addition to medicinal effects, its tiny leaves contain a healthy dose of substance that will ignite passion even in the remotest corners. It is no coincidence that it is traditionally called the herb of happiness. It will be a welcome ingredient on any cook top.
Method
Fry the onions on oil. Add chopped garlic to release the aroma. Then, add fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced. While frying, add the white wine and cubed carrots. Season to taste and add beef stock. Cook until the carrots soften. Then add separately cooked and cubed potatoes. Thicken the soup. Just before serving, add sour cream and fresh summer savory for richer taste and texture.