This is the second post on wine making. It's about preparation, harvesting and what needs to be done on the day of the harvest.
September is the start of wine making process, I'll start with a series of posts about this topic. The first challenge is to pick the best time to harvest grapes.
One day last year my sister and I suddenly decided to spent a night on the boat. It was weekend, a sunny hot Saturday so we agreed to go after lunch. Two girls on a sailboat. After swimming and some driving around Rasa estuary we anchored in a small bay. We drank some wine, cooked …
There is nothing more typical of summer in Istria or Dalmatia than a piping hot plate of grilled anchovies served alongside a glass of white wine.
If you live on the Mediterranean extra virgin olive oil is a must have in your kitchen. Because of it's high price I always have two types, one average for cooking and one excellent for salads and finishing touch. We use it every day and spend a lot of it, especially the first one, so …
If you have more days to spend on the sea than just a weekend, then you can choose your route. Are you going to sail through Osor channel or are you going to sail around southern part of Losinj?
My sister and I decided to sleep on the sailing boat, only the two of us... Around midnight we realised the moon was full. It was magical! There's a video inside.
Enjoy in butterflies flying and the inevitable sound of crickets. Never forget to look around, nature is amazing 🙂
Spending a week or two on a sailing boat is my favorite type of vacation. Since we keep our sailing boat in Tunarica bay (east Istria) we have travelled the islands in north Adriatic many times.
Although asparagus is more of a spring plant, we just had a delicious scrambled eggs with asparagus, pancetta, soft cheese and green onion and I want to share a few tips with you.