Croatian gastronomy, especially along the coast and on the Islands, is based on the tradition of natural and healthy Mediterranean food rich in vegetables, olive oil, fish, shellfish, wine, goat and sheep cheese, citrus fruits, maraschino cherries, grapes, figs and almonds.
The combination of sea, sun and karst is recognized as necessary for the cultivation of certain crops, especially grapes and olives, the so-called “food of the gods”. So, all of you lovers of good wine and Mediterranean food, welcome to Dalmatia. When we talk about wine, we can honestly say that Croatia is the homeland of the famous wine, Zinfandel. The Mediterranean climate with short and mild winters, long, warm and sunny summers gives the opportunity to grow up and produce wine with excellent taste. Let us introduce you to the Croatian wine Kaštelanski Crljenak, which is genetically identical to Zinfandel.
Also let’s not forget the Mediterranean dishes that go with the perfect wine that wouldn’t have tasted so fantastic if it weren’t for the olive oil. Olives and olive oil have always been the source of life in Dalmatia and on the islands, natural and pure gold. Enjoy the aroma, taste and color of the island’s gold, but also the local delicacies, traditional dishes of this region which, mixed with the original olive oil, make a real magic of taste.
Where nature is beneficial and magnificent in its beauty, its fruits are also delicious. Few places in the world that have such a perfect combination of microclimate, terrain,beautiful nature and crystal clear sea as Dalmatia. So let’s get to know all the magic caused by mixing Dalmatian ingredients into an indescribable delicacy.
Choose some of them, relax and enjoy the delicacies of central Dalmatia – the heart of the Adriatic!