This specialty is blend of traditional Dalmatian cuisine, climate and lifestyle that characterizes Dalmatia and the local population. Due to the specific taste and unique traditional way of production, this Dalmatian delicacy is considered as one of the best products of Mediterranean cuisine. Prosciutto and cheese ideally complement each other particularly when served together with homemade bread. In a few words, it’s completely unique. An absolute must-try!
Croatian olive oils are unique. There are two producing regions along Adriatic coast, Dalmatia and Istria. Oils from Dalmatia are middle intensive, very frutty and balanced. A lot of people claim that Croatian olives and their olive oil are the best in the world, which is not even well known in Croatia and less worldwide. Many brands exist and some of them have several world awards.
Croatian wine has a history dating back to the Ancient Greek settlers, and their wine production on the southern Dalmatian islands of Vis, Hvar and Korčula some 2,500 years ago. Wine is a popular drink in Croatia, and locals traditionally like to drink wine with their meals. Quite often, the wine is diluted with either still or sparkling water - producing a drink known as gemišt (a combination of white wine and carbonated water), and bevanda (a combination of red wine and still water).
Any kind of meat and veggies in a tray, covered with a bell-like lid and placed in a fireplace. The lid is then covered with embers.
Peka can be made with any kind of meat (chicken, veal, sausages, etc.)Sauce is delicious, and if especially if served with a bread baked also ispod peke (under a bell-like lid).