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.
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.
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.
All my life I watch my father diving and catching fish. It looks so easy, he put on his diving suit, flippers and mask, takes the spear gun into his arms and jumps into the sea. After couple of hours he is back with crabs, shells, octopus and fish. Depends of the territory and our wishes, of course :).
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 …
Yesterday we had a perfect day! My sister and her family came home and we went sailing with their sailboat. The weather was sunny and hot but still enough windy... we just couldn't ask for more.
Spring is here! The weather in Belgrade was terrific in April and May started the same way. I enjoy sitting on the terrace reading a book with a glass of wine or a coffee mug, depending on how I feel that moment, and since we spend so much time here I decided it has to …
Mediterranean area is full of green asparagus... they are very healthy and of course delicious.