Tag Archives: Istria

Handmade Croatian skampi ravioli with buzara sauce

While in Croatia we spent a couple of fun packed days with EatIstria who introduced us to some of the food specialities of the region including visits to various wine producers – it was a delight (more on the wine in a later post). We … Continue reading

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Istrian traditional dishes – eating out in Pula and beyond

With its Italian, Venetian and Austro-Hungarian influences, Istrian food has rich culinary traditions which are passed down through each generation. Istria, in the north of Croatia, is already hailed as the new Tuscany for foodie travellers. With a bit of … Continue reading

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Wild asparagus season

It has been such a long, cold, snowy winter in the Stow. We’ve been excitedly waiting for Spring to arrive with it’s purple sprouting brocolli, spring lamb, champagne rhubarb and of course asparagus. The Walthamstowfoodies needed a sunny break so … Continue reading

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Our top five place to eat in Bol, Brac

The island of Brac’s resort town of Bol, in Croatia, is a foodie paradise. I want to recommend a few places but must admit we regrettably didn’t have time to try all the restaurants on the island, although the desire … Continue reading

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Istrian Truffles (Tuber aestivum)

There isn’t any way that I can express my excitement at having eaten fresh Istrian Truffles last month in Croatia. I’ve written before that I really wish blogs could send out the foodie smells, in this case it is required … Continue reading

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