The older I get I appreciate anchovies more and more. I used to consider them cheap fish, but they are so much more than that. They have one of the strongest flavours among fish and salted anchovies are very often added as taste improver to meat dishes like beefsteak tartare, meatloaf or Dalmatian pasticada.
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.
Here on the Mediterranean unexpected guests, friends and neighbours stopping by to your house just to say hi, without notice, is very common. It' s good to be prepared for this kind of situations and always have a little something in your kitchen that you can offer to your guests.
Queen Bolete is highly prized mushroom in the family Boletaceae. It's also known as Boletus Aereus, Dark Cep or Bronze Bolete.
In my previous post about making wine we finished with the harvest, crushed the grapes and put everything in barrels. I'll write about two methods of fermentation: classic and cold fermentation.
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 …
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.