Childhood Passion Turned Into Business: Silvana’s Cakes on Tables all Across BiH

Cakes and pastries have been Silvana’s passion since early childhood. When she was still a little girl, she would sneak up, take some dough from her mother and make it into all kinds of shapes. This in now a memory of a mother of four. Silvana Vidović lives in Livno and is a person with disabilities. She is also an inspiration in so many different ways: her passion for baking, her courage to be a mother of four in BiH and her determination to forge ahead.

Silvana may have an 80% disability rating, but her love of life and will to overcome obstacles is nothing short of 100%. She says she had some difficult times in her life. Her husband’s salary was their only source of income, and she had six mouths to feed, four children to buy clothes for and put through school. Due to her disability, Silvana couldn’t find a job, and her health issues would have made it difficult for her to handle the demands made on a person working full time every day. But she had to find a solution, and she did! Silvana turned her childhood passion into a business, and this family home is now permeated with the delicious smell of baked goods.

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Cakes and pastries have been Silvana’s passion since early childhood. When she was still a little girl, she would sneak up, take some dough from her mother and make it...

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