Category Archives: CHASING CROATIAN RECIPES

Risotto with peas and wild asparagus is regularly on my menu for Saturday lunch. After the morning coffee on Riva (promenade by the sea), I always pass by the greenmarket and come home with tones of fragrant, fresh vegetables. Equipped with such a “vitamin bomb” it is easy to get inspiration immediately. This simple and […]

Name came from the word mandula which means almond. It is similar to Italian torrone, Spanish turrón, Portugese torrão (they made it with thin paper wafer and in Dalmatia we use the thicker one). It is typical for South Mediterranean Europe. Italians claim that it was mentioned for the 1st in 15th century Italy, while […]

No trip to Split is complete without visiting the green market, this lively, vivid, and charming place we now find ourselves in. Here in Split our green market is known as the Pazar, which comes from Bosnia where they derived the name from the Turkish word pazariti which means to trade or sell. The Pazar is open […]