Category: Cooking & Eating Out
On the far south part of Pelješac peninsula, there is a small hidden bay, surrounded by mountains and hills – Kobaš bay. This bay also hides something every foodie would appreciate – Niko’s fishermen house. Here, you will not only eat delicious, homemade and fresh food, but also find out about the owner’s family history and tradition.
Marinated sardines are the most appropriate seafood meal for hot summer days during the sailing trip. Preparation is really very simple, with lots of Mediterranean herbs, vinegar, lemon and olive oil. With this meal, you will not make a mess in your galley and you will eat something really original and traditional in the Croatian Adriatic.
Rogač is the main port of Šolta island. Unfortunately, it only has one restaurant, the very good Pasarela, which cannot receive all visitors. Luckily, there is one more restaurant in the area. It is called Momčin dvor and is situated in the nearby village Grohote. Just like the village, the tavern has an old-fashioned atmosphere that witnesses the village’s rich agricultural past. The owners of the tavern keep the island’s tradition of simple meals.
Brodet is the most typical Dalmatian dish. It is made from fish, and can be translated as “fish stew”. There are numerous types of brodet, so there is a possibility that you will never eat the same brodet twice. In the following blog post, we bring you an old recipe for fishermen’s brodet, which used to be made on trawlers.
One of the best places to eat on the Croatian island of Šolta is definitely a tavern called Štandarac. It is situated in the village of Gornje Selo, close to the highest peak of the island. There, guests can try the traditional food prepared under peka. The specialties of the restaurant include veal under peka and octopus under peka. You can try food prepared in other styles as well, and many ingredients are produced domestically. Whatever you eat, just announce your arrival in advance.
Brodet is probably the most typical Dalmatian dish. It can be found, not only all over the Croatian coast, but across the Mediterranean, too. Simply put, brodet is a fish stew, but worth noting is that every brodet is a story for itself. This dish reflects the history of a certain area, as well as the family tradition of the person who prepares it. Like there are different regions across the Croatian coast, there are also different names for this dish: brodet, brudet, brujet, bujabiž.
Cooking fish on board a yacht can be a tricky business, especially when it refers to grilling and frying. For a start, not many sailing yachts are equipped with an on-board grill. Second, open fire ashore is strictly forbidden in Croatia. Finally, the smell of a cooked fish can linger on your yacht for days. Our skipper brings you a cheap trick for cooking fish on board, and it involves a tin foil. Learn more!