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Istrian etnographic museum decided to organize a manifestation that will adress the link between the diseases of modern times and the food we eat nowadays. That is exactly why its title is “Watch what you’re eating!”. On the 24th of November you can take part in the lectures (list below) or simply roam around the fair where local organic and natural products will be offered!
Traditionally every last Sunday in October, cheerful fans of homemade brandy gather in this tiny medieval town in Istria, mingle in the open and try out all possible kinds of brandy, including some curiosities like asparagus brandy, olive brandy or …
The richness of possibilities in cooking maneštra is celebrated at the Festival of Istrian maneštra, taking place in the picturesque medieval town of Gračišće every mid-June.
The best thing you’ll try here is homemade pasta, like pljukanci or fuži, or even better ravioli stuffed with fresh cheese and spinach in fennel and pancetta sauce.
Do you like curvy roads with vertiginous views and beautiful panorama on Butoniga lake? And want to taste some delicious extravirgin olive oil on your way? Take the road Pazin-Motovun, after Beram follow signs for Zamask and your adventure may start.
Ivan Blažević is a brave and visionary guy who, some 10 years ago, decided to put back in shape an old olive grove that was completely covered with dense forest. If you pass near Draguć, don’t miss visiting this monument of ancient agriculture.
Bee-keeping equipment, loads of honey and honey-related products, as well as useful lectures – all in one place.
…what distinguishes Stari Kostanj from other agritourisms and konobas is their maneštra (thick bean soup). It is a dish whose unique taste comes from “stupana trukinja”, an old Istrian corn variety prepared in a traditional way.
We’ve already talked about the art of making the indigenous Istrian pršut or dry-cured ham. So similar to all other members of the big Mediterranean smoked ham family, yet so special and unique, produced under strictly defined rules. The municipality …
Festival celebrating homemade brandy and its enthusiast producers.
Istrian pršut, or air-cured ham, is one of the best and most famous meat products in Croatia, and little town of Tinjan is the Istrian pršut capital. So it makes the perfect location for a whole festival dedicated to this …
The festival dedicated to traditional dishes, mostly various stews and goulasch, based on chickens and roosters.
Kringa is best known for Jure Grando or, as they claim, the first European vampire. The legend goes back to 1656 when Jure started to terrorize the village until, 16 years later, nine peasants lead by a priest decided to …
THE sparkling wine in Istria is made by Anton Grbac.
We’ll give you their story in no time…come back soon!
Think of this festival as a fun and interactive open-air Istrian soup talent show in a fabulous setting of a small medieval town. Try them all, mingle with the cooking teams, vote for your favourite and enjoy.