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Gourmet Croatia

MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE

Dishes with the scent of the sea Text: Sanja Plješa Photos: "Majstor kuhar" Culinary Academy

Mediterranean cuisine is one of the greatest representatives of healthy eating, which has been confirmed by many researchers. Cold cantaloupe soup with fresh blackberries and raspberries.

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n today's flavors of various types of dishes, two nutritional styles reign: the western style, which is abundant in high-calorie ingredients, and dishes are made primarily with red meat, and the Mediterranean style, recognizable for its nearly semi-vegetarian meals. Those dishes are bountiful with various types of fish instead of meat, and olive oil is used instead of margarine, butter,

and lard. Mediterranean cuisine is also the best model of a healthy diet, and typical for the coastal, Adriatic region of Croatia, where the mild climate enables green and large-leafed vegetables, such as lettuce, kale, cabbage, chard, spinach, broccoli, and collard greens to grow all year long. Besides vegetables, the Mediterranean diet is also rich in fruits, especially citrus fruits: lemon,

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