Forget the scales! A visit to Croatia is a time to indulge your taste buds, with diverse cuisine that varies from Dalmatia to Slavonia. Seafood, fresh-baked pastries, meat such as Cevapi and cakes are the go-to dishes here, and when you travel to Croatia you will have a hard time saying no – part of the local custom is to encourage eating in a big way.

 

Entrée:

Burek pastries

Štrukli (cheesey pasta)

Cabbage Rolls

Olives

Olive oil

croatia eats

Seafood:

Calamari, Octopus, Crabs, Scampi

Ston oysters, Mussels

Brudet fish stew

Risotto

 

Meat:

Pašticada meat with gnocchi and sauce

Pršut (dry-cured ham)

Roast Lamb

(with mushrooms, wild berries)

croatia eats

Dessert:

Krafne choco donuts

Paprenjaci honey and pepper biscuits

Rozata flan, Kremšnite creamy cake

Palacinke pancakes, truffles, citrus fruits

Pag-island cheese

Bajadera chocolates

croatia eats

Beers:

Karlovačko, Ožujsko

 

Wine:

White Malvazija, red Teran, wine diluted with water

 

Spirits:

Rakija brandy: from plum, grapes or figs

Maraschino cherry liquor


Courtney Gahan is a serial expat, traveller and freelance writer who has bartered with Moroccan marketeers, seen the sun rise at Angkor Wat and elbowed her way through crowds on NYE in NYC

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