Tasty adventures Thumbnail image for Dolores’ beach hit by hurricane speed bura wind

Dolores’ beach hit by hurricane speed bura wind

by Gogo 15.02.2012

There is a hidden cove in the South Istria, on the coast between Ližnjan and Šišan. Here, my good friend Dolores loves to take her kids for a summer splash. I filmed how the same spot looks like in February, on a really cold day when a 150 km/h bura blows.

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All wines Thumbnail image for My most interesting wines of 2011 from Istria, Collio, Kras and Vipava Valley

My most interesting wines of 2011 from Istria, Collio, Kras and Vipava Valley

by Gogo 08.02.2012

To help spreading the word about the idea of umbrella branding of Istria, Kras-Carso, Friuli, Collio-Brda, Vipava valley and how outstanding wines from this territory are I compiled here a list of fifteen bottles that blowed my mind in 2011.

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All you ever wanted to know about Manjada

by Gogo 31.01.2012

This interview originally appeared on 29 January 2012 in Dobra Hrana, Sunday culinary supplement of Jutarnji List. Here is my translation to English.

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Desserts Thumbnail image for [5th course] Poor man’s Cristmas Eve dinner: Fried bread with honey or confectioner’s sugar

[5th course] Poor man’s Cristmas Eve dinner: Fried bread with honey or confectioner’s sugar

by Gogo 24.12.2011

Kušine, koji su kod nas gotovo izumrli, gledani sa podsmijehom, znak nekih prošlih vremena, te iste kušine služe u profinjenom španjolskom restoranu kao njihov tradicionalni desert! I zato sam odlučio da bez srama zadnji slijed krizne predbožićne večere budu upravo ti naši, koliko i španjolski, kušini.

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EatIstria Recipes Thumbnail image for [4th course] Poor man’s Cristmas Eve dinner: Breaded corned beef and mortadella with fake cheese fondue

[4th course] Poor man’s Cristmas Eve dinner: Breaded corned beef and mortadella with fake cheese fondue

by Gogo 23.12.2011

Dok su predjela koja prethode ovom glavnom jelu nosila esencijalne, rustikalne okuse u skladu sa istarskom tradicijom za glavno jelo naše krizne predbožićne večere odabrao sam jelo s kojim mi je cilj šokirati svakog gurmanskog snoba – pohani mesni doručak!

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Carbs Thumbnail image for [3rd course] Poor man’s Cristmas Eve dinner: Pumpkin gnocchi with savoy cabbage

[3rd course] Poor man’s Cristmas Eve dinner: Pumpkin gnocchi with savoy cabbage

by Gogo 22.12.2011

This dish plays with contrasts between sweetness of pumpkin and bitterness of savoy cabbage, softness of gnocchi and crunchiness of the vegetables while visually it can fool the audience.

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Carbs Thumbnail image for [2nd course] Poor man’s Cristmas Eve dinner: Roux soup with poached egg

[2nd course] Poor man’s Cristmas Eve dinner: Roux soup with poached egg

by Gogo 20.12.2011

Drugi slijed naše krizne predbožićne večere biti će prežgana ili ajnpren juha, zaboravljeno i često puta prezreno jelo jer simbolizira neimaštinu koja je nekoć vladala Istrom.

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Desserts Thumbnail image for 8 savjeta za napravit dobru marmeladu od mandarina

8 savjeta za napravit dobru marmeladu od mandarina

by Gogo 13.12.2011

Mi smo odlučili napraviti starinsku marmeladu od mandarina sa čak 120 g voća na 100 g proizvoda koja će vas dizati svojom svježinom u ove depresivne zimske mjesece koje dolaze. Možete je i vi napraviti uz pomoć našeg recepta u dnu ovog teksta.

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Antipasti Thumbnail image for [1st course] Poor man’s Cristmas Eve dinner: Amouse bouche – Istrian lard spread

[1st course] Poor man’s Cristmas Eve dinner: Amouse bouche – Istrian lard spread

by Gogo 12.12.2011

This year the crisis is back in Italy and Croatia. So, I decided to share with you this year’s menu for a nice Christmas Eve dinner prepared with produces that do not cost much. Christmas snow on Istrian highway near Pula – Božićni snijeg na istarskom ipsilonu blizu Pule Ove godine kriza pokazuje svoje zube […]

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