Gastronomy of the Sibenik area

What makes the journey unforgettable? Along with nature, cultural heritage, one of the main characteristics of a perfect journey is the gastronomic experience of the places we visited.

Gastronomy of Sibenik county is well known. The kitchen of this county is a mixture of the Mediterranean and the Balkans. The main characteristic of this kitchen are fresh domestic ingredients, simple preparation and authentic spices.

The cuisine in the coastal part of the county is mainly based on fresh fish, shellfish and the indispensable olive oil of domestic oil mills, while in the continental part it is based on domestic meat, cheese and prosciutto. You will not be wrong if you choose any dishes prepared with these foods.

One of the most famous attractive dishes is the Skadin risotto, which they say is the gastronomic icon of this area. This is a risotto celebrated by Anthony Bourdain on “No reservations”. To cook this dish, the cooks must spend 8 to 10 hours, but the long-lasting preparation and the local ingredients are what makes this dish special.

Those who prefer meat from fish can spoil their palates with domestic lamb from skewer – a dish that will give you the true experience of continental Dalmatia.

Besides skewer, ''peka'' should also be singled out. ''Peka'' is a special vessel in which chefs bake fish or meat with vegetables. It is traditionally prepared and covers with acorns. Something you must try!

You can't avoid the famous Drniš smoked ham and homemade cheese.

No gastronomic pleasure can't be complete without a glass of quality wine, Sibenik County numerous of excellent wineries with authentic wine.

And finally, something sweet. To complete your experience, there is Skradin cake – a crunchy cake covered with chocolate and enriched with crunchy nuts will satisfy even the most demanding sweets, bringing the experience of this region to the table. In addition to the cake, we would also mention fritule, sweets that look like little donuts but are much more tasty.

We hope that this short gastronomic guide will make your journey easier and give you an opportunity to get to know this area and its tastes.

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