I have travelled to Italy many times before, although mostly northern Italy because I lived very close. I’ve been so many times to Trieste and Venice. I also travelled to Florence, Padova, Bologna, not to mention ski resorts. But in Rome I felt the true Italy, the charming Italy that you read about, the romantic Italy that you see in the movies, the busy streets, the smell of pizza, the sunny piazzas (squares), tasty canneloni and delicious gelato.
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?
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.
This wonderful warm weather fragnance herb gives great minty taste to Mediterranean dishes. Let's just remember pesto! Below you can read a few tips about caring, harvesting and preserving basil.
And we're eating scampi again! Here's a recipe for this delicious scampi soup.
Hello, Saturday! We prepared fish in the oven today. We decided to eat gilthead sea bream in the oven for lunch, fish soup and cooked fish for dinner and salmon tomorrow, as a beginning of our diet (getting ready for the beach). 🙂 While the fish was being baked, my boyfriend prepared a tasty appetizer. …
In my family Easter has always been more about food than about catholic traditions. Traditional Easter cake is called 'pinca' in Istria and it's sweet bread with raisins, and it's one of the reasons why children love Easter. I remember my nonna baking Eastern braid for my sister, my cousins and me. I loved the …
I don't know a person that does not like spaghetti Bolognese! This traditional italian dish made of pasta, minced meat and tomato is prepared by almost everyone in the western culture. But, most of the amateur cooks makes a few "mistakes" when preparing it.
I think the taste of scampi alla busara is perhaps the best taste ever. Beautiful scampi cooked in rich tomato sauce, flavored with garlic and parsley is just pure summer. 🙂