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September

2020

Cook with seasons

Autumn is my favorite time of the year. Still warm and not too hot like summer, it’s perfect for me, I just wish it could last longer. It’s also the perfect time for socializing outdoors, doing picnics, for cooking, eating and drinking. It also represents ...

28

August

2020

Let's talk about wine

Very special harvest 2020 has just started and I thought how this is the right time to talk something more about wines in Croatia. Many people before they visit our country don't know much about the long wine growing tradition. They usually know much more ...

30

July

2020

Cooking therapy – yoga for the brain

Pandemic and adjusting to the new normal changed our life approach. It turned our lives upside down and forced us to juggle in not so normal conditions. During the lockdown, then in postcorona time to now second, or just prolonged first wave of Covid-19, ...

28

June

2020

Scents and flavours that will awoke your memories - The best 10 food souvenirs you can take from Dubrovnik

The new different season is knocking at the door. Thousands of tourists are eager to try new local specialties and many of them want to bring them home. One of the big challenges when I travel is to find authentic souvenirs from the region that will please ...

24

May

2020

„New normal“ or „new deal“?!

Thanks to the social networks and Internet that were our window to the world these couple of months, some new expressions have found their way to be implemented into dictionaries in 2020. First is „new normal“ – current state of being in private and profe ...

10

April

2020

Easter in ‘fika’ mood

Easter this year will be quite different than before and to be honest- it won't be so bad at all. Since I’m an entrepreneur and foodie running my own business, in other circumstances my life would’ve already become hectic with the start of the tourist se ...

21

March

2020

Family recipes for coronavirus self-isolation

Another blog was ready for this spring time but how it usually goes in life, life serves you unexpected things. During this quarantine period my small family is stuck at home and tries to continue with the normal rituals and having a preschooler and a todd ...

28

February

2020

Home sweet home

From the ancient times Dubrovnik people cherished the importance of the sweet treats in their life. The most known candies were: marzipan, chocolate, quince cheese, mantala (a thick jelly made of grape must), gingerbread, carob cake, pine nut sweets, candi ...

19

June

2019

Meet locals and eat like locals

The core of travelling for me was always opportunity to get to know new culture, people, habits, life style and there is no better way but around the table with a full belly. Maybe I am even too devoted to this goal ready to walk hours to find best restaur ...

14

April

2019

Wild, Wild Food

There is something in human nature that we are always attracted with something that has atribute wild. We like wild nature, wild west and in the gastronomy wild food became recently very popular. My first memories on this toppic are connected to my early c ...

24

March

2019

Food you shouldn't miss while in Dubrovnik

It has past almost a year that I haven't written any blogs. There are always excuses for those things but no one is obviously a good one. At the beginning of the last season I was pregnant and suffering from bad sickness I could barely smell the food a ...

12

April

2018

Marenda -Dalmatian brunch or much more?

Walking along the streets of dalmatian villages or towns sometimes you can stumble across a rustic place where group of locals are talking very loudly so you may think they are debating or arguing. Everything is followed with lots of hand gestures as somet ...

11

March

2018

Flavours of Dubrovnik

Start of the year was a nice introduction to the gourmet season in Dubrovnik. Few days ago Dubrovnik restaurants were listed in the prestigious Michelin guidebook which is considered to be the Bible of gastronomy. Eleven restaurants got recommendations an ...

2

February

2018

What's „dirty“ in Dubrovnik's cuisine?

Those are for sure our fingers dug into the soft dough after 1000 hours of the traditional cooking classes But this time I will tell something more about a recipe that is so famous in Dubrovnik in this time of the year. Šporki makaruli or on English Dirty ...

8

January

2018

Winter food that warms our hearts

Few days after New Year everyone will speak or write blogs how it is necessary to start with the new diet or detox after holidays, together with thousands of goals that we have to complete. But not me, I will just stick to something that makes me happy. I ...

1

December

2017

All you need is Xmas!

It is without any additional pathetic my favorite time of the year. I just love Christmas and everything that goes with it. Ok, maybe not that hectic search for the last minute gifts, nervous drivers on the roads, just holidays' charitable needs to help ev ...

23

November

2017

Quiet but still delicious time of the year in Dubrovnik

It's, oh ,so quiet, it's, oh, so still .... like the lyrics of the famous song, this can be description of Dubrovnik from November to March. Streets are not overcrowded like in hectic summer months, you can easily walk and admire the true beauty of the cul ...

14

April

2017

Traditional Easter in Dubrovnik through the eyes of a modern family

Being wife, mom, enterprenuer, foodie... requires a lot of engagement, but I have decided to find more time for some special occasions. Easter in Dubrovnik is one of my family favorite holidays because it announces rebirth and renewal in nature and our ...

19

March

2017

St. Joseph's Day and oysters from Ston

I really like food, I like cooking, I like reading recipes and cook books. That is the reason I am running an agency together with my sister that is all about presenting authentic local gastronomy to our guests. Before our entrepreneurial venture lots of p ...