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Gourmet Croatia

KASTAV

Photos: Nenad Kukurin successfully keeps his family's restaurateur tradition alive (top left), and always surprises his guests with creative dishes made of fresh ingredients (middle and right).

Kastav style slow food

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Written by: Sanja Plješa Photos: archive of Gourmet restaurant and boutique hotel "Kukuriku"

esides being abundant with cultural and tourist points of interest, the Kvarner region is also interesting for its gastronomy. The coastal cuisine there is mostly based on fish, crustaceans, shellfish, and other seafood, although the restaurants of Kvarner also offer various meat specialties. Extra attention is given to lamb. Throughout history, Italian gastronomy has greatly influenced the gastronomy of Kvarner, so dishes based on various

types of pasta can be found in the restaurants of Kvarner.

A modern approach to dishes Coastal cuisine often uses olive oil and various herbs, such as bay leaf and rosemary, which are often added to the famous specialty: roasted octopus or octopus under the bell. Besides those types of mollusks, other dishes under the bell are also delicious, such as, for example, veal with potatoes, or various

Italian gastronomy has greatly influenced the gastronomy of Kvarner, so dishes based on various types of pasta can be found in the restaurants of Kvarner.

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