Wintertime in the Adriatic is perfect for squids. There are numerous ways of preparing squids. An interesting one is squid stew. Tiny sliced onions, olive oil, squids, cuttlefish and tomatoes are all you need to make this delicious meal. Of course, a glass of thick red wine is always welcome. Enjoy!
We have already written how every culture and community have their own signs of knowing when one season ends and another begins. People who are closely in touch with nature can predict such changes better than anyone else. Our skipper has his own way or predicting when spring will arrive. To learn how having good taste in food can announce you the beginning of spring, read this story!
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!
Gregada originates from the old fishermen tradition. It is a traditional dish of Croatian Adriatic that includes fish, onions and potatoes. There are many variations but the most famous one is hvarska gregada, from the island of Hvar. It doesn’t matter which wine you choose, it will go great with the gregada.
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.
This time our skipper chose to share with you a great Italian salad – Caprese Mortadella Salad. Cherry tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, mortadella, salt and pepper, virgin olive oil, fresh basil leaves and balsamic vinegar is all you need. This salad is refreshing and simple. If you leave out mortadella, you get the original Caprese Salad. Enjoy!
Salad – fruit or vegetable – is an ideal meal onboard. It is easy to prepare, has high nutritional value, is refreshing and contains great deal of liquid and vitamins. You can experiment with the ingredients and with the dressing. To enrich your salad you can add tuna, chicken, beef, cheese… whatever you like!
The sailing experience across the Mediterranean is never truly complete without preparing an authentic Mediterranean dish. There are plenty of simple and tasteful dishes that you can make on your yacht. Salads, pasta and fish are the most common sailing meals, but there are many others that you can try as well. This time, I will teach you how to prepare – meatballs.
What to do when you have too much grilled fish or just a lot of sardine leftovers? In Dalmatia you make savur or saur. It is a perfect way to store fish. You need to prepare the marinade and the fish separately, then mix it all together. Fish prepared this way can last for days and is very refreshing served as a starter.