Paulownia is a fast growing tree from Asia with large heart shaped leaves and purple flowers. It's not tipical for Mediterranean but I think it will fit perfectly in our garden and what's most important, we'll be enjoying it's shade very soon.
If you visited Istria or Dalmatia you probably noticed many dry stone walls and small stone houses. These structures are made only of natural stone, without any mortar.
When I was little my granny use to have a garden full of strawberries. Every day my sister and I were carrefully looking and searching for the red ones or sometimes even the ones that were green with just a little of red 'cause we couldn't wait for them to mature. I adore the fragance …
Mediterranean area is full of green asparagus... they are very healthy and of course delicious.
Orchids are one of the most amazing flowers in the world. I always love to receive them as a gift or to give them to somebody who has just moved to a new apartment 'cause they make such a nice detail in home decore.
Boscharin is the autochthonous Istrian cattle of firm constitution, very resistant and adapted to living conditions in this area.
Take a look at this wonderful Mediterranean houses in Istria! The combination of modern architecture and traditional details makes a perfect match and it represents this region in the best possible way. Olives, rocks and blue sea... that's Istria!
Don't you just love bruschette? I adore them 'cause they are easy to make, you can use them as an cool appetizer and even if your fridge is almost empty, you can always find sth to work with.
Before travelling abroad I like to fully prepare myself; I always make a schedule and have a plan where to go, what to see, how to get around and so on... but the most important thing I never miss is to check what and where to eat. So today I'll give you eight traditional Istrian …
Fuzi are the most popular and the most traditional Istrian type of pasta. They are served for holidays and on various special occasions since ancient times. This pasta goes excellent with beef or game sauce, chicken, wild asparagus, mushrooms and prosciutto but my absolute favorite are the truffles.