What should you taste in Istria, where should you find the best restaurants, which wine to choose?
Istrian prsut (dryed ham), panceta (bacon), sausages and ombolo (boneless pork loin),manestra (type of thick soup), chick peas, barley, fennel and fazol or bobici (young corn),fritaje (scrmbled eggs), wild asparagus, wild chicory, mushrooms, olive oil and the wonder of the sea…
Why blue and green Istria?
The best way to know about it is to come and try.In Istria You will see that everything, and also the gastronomy, can be separated into green and blue. We believe that to give You a concrete advice the best thing is to tell You what to order.
In the inland of Istria You will find several konobe (taverns) where You can enjoy the delicious meat dishes: lambpod pekom (under the bell), pork loin and sausages with kapuz (sauerkraut), fuzi (typical pasta) or gnocchi with wild animals, domestic fowl, or truffles.
The Istrian coast instead, smells of fresh seafood, fine white meat fish or sardines, shrimps in the buzara sauce (sauce with fried garlic, perzzemolo, olive oil and wine), squid or cuttlefish from the Adriatic, oysters and scallops, or fish brodet (spicy sauce with mixed fish and crabs).
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