Food and Wine


Cheese from Pag Island among the best in the world

Cheese from Pag Island among the best in the world

Žigljen cheese, produced on Pag Island  has  received an important international award – it is selected among the best cheese in the world, winning the ‘super gold medal’ at the World Cheese Awards 2011 (www.finefoodworld.co.uk/wca) The winning hard cheese, produces in Gligor’s dairy on Pag, is made entirely from locally sourced sheep …

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Solana Nin – the new Salt Museum

Solana Nin - the new Salt Museum

A new salt museum was recently opened as addition to Nin salt evaporation pond . The museum offers a complete insight into the extraction of salt, which follows the same tradition as in Roman times. The sea water naturally falls through the pools of the ponds where it evaporates with the help of sun and …

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History in a Dish – Croatian Food

History in a Dish - Croatian Food

If you go to Zagorje, try the local štrukli (a type of strudel). If you find yourself in Slavonia, try the kulen (a hot and spicy salami). If you lose your way in the heart of Istria, don’t miss the local venison stew with macaroni noodles. If you end up …

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Croatian wines the biggest discovery of this year’s competition

Croatian wines the biggest discovery of this year’s competition

Croatian wines have thrilled the judges with their quality and they were proclaimed the hit of this year’s competition that was organized by the well-known UK magazine Decanter during which they won eight gold, five silver and 11 bronze medals, and also three wine varieties received recommendations. All the wine …

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Authentic Cuisine from Vis Island

Authentic Cuisine from Vis Island

In yesterday’s edition of Guardian.co.uk, the article about food and drink of Vis Island has been published. There is also a 9 minute video accompanying the article that features some local klapa music and comments of local people about Vis, its history farming, fishing, making wine and singing. The title …

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Grape and Wine Festival on Brac

Grape and Wine Festival on Brac

At the beginning of October, in Supetar on the Island of Brac, the traditional autumn event, “Grape and Wine Festival”, is hold. The festival is a week of local cuisine devoted to the “varenik”, a traditional  preparation made from young wine, which makes traditional  Dalmatian meals even better and tastier. …

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New Ilok accommodation with a view of vineyards

New Ilok accommodation with a view of vineyards

 As of spring this year, visitors who choose to visit the Croatian town of Ilok  and its surrounding area, enjoy the many vineyards and taste excellent wine, will be able to use five 4-star apartments and a presidential apartment in Principovac near Ilok. After completion of this phase, Iločki podrumi …

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Vineyards and Wine Cellars of Ilok

Vineyards and Wine Cellars of Ilok

 When speaking of Ilok, Croatia’s easternmost city, for most people the first thing that comes to mind is good wine. This is, however a city also known for its wealth of cultural heritage. Visible monuments have remained of every historic epoch that vividly recall former rulers and it is because …

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The museum of Olive Oil Making at Island of Brac

The museum of Olive Oil Making at Island of Brac

The Museum of Olive Oil Making is opened in the village of Mirca – small place located on the northern part of the island of Brac. The village has always been known as a village of oil makers. The museum is located in the premises of the existing oil making facility, …

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Istrian specialties presented around the world

Istrian specialties presented around the world

The Italian gastro-guide Veronelli and the French Vienna-licensed guide Gault Millau present Croatian specialties and restaurants on their pages – to be specific, those from Istria and Kvarner. The two gastro-guides present a total of 32 Istrian restaurants,  and five in Opatija. The Italian gastro-guide Veronelli was printed in 40 …

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