Friday, 24 November 2017

How to Buy a Dalmatian Iron Bell Peka, and Which Hollywood A-Lister Bought One?

It is one of the signature dishes of Dalmatian cuisine, a firm tourist favourite, but how do you go about buying the tools to reproduce the famous Dalmatian 'peka under the bell' back home?

Sunday, 3 July 2016

A Cooking Class in an Abandoned Village? Look No Further!

You come to Croatia, you eat the traditional Croatian food, and your first thought that follows your exquisite meal is: how was that so good and how can I learn how to make it? Fortunately you’re in luck, and Hvar Tours has just the right experience for you.

Sunday, 12 June 2016

Your Guide to Croatian Comfort Food

One thing Croatian’s are good at is eating. Another thing we do well is cooking. And in general, we are definitely able to brag a bit about our cuisine. On the Adriatic coast our seafood is like candy, and inland we eat heartily, but one thing is for certain and that is we know a thing or two when it comes to food.


Comfort food is defined as “food which provides a nostalgic or sentimental value to the consumer, and is often characterized by its high caloric nature, high carbohydrate level, and simple preparation. The nostalgia may be specific to either the individual or a specific culture.” Croatian comfort food is found in our most traditional dishes, the ones that taste like home, the holidays, and that with each bite brings us closer to that homeland feeling.