Croatia takes on a different character during autumn. The autumn harvest is a time of abundance and feasting, reports croatia.hr.
This superb delicacy is one of the most prestigious ingredients in world gastronomy. October is the peak of the white truffle season. Try your truffle hunting, typical dishes with truffles and toast to life with some of the prestigious Istrian wine varieties.
Just as Istrians are proud of their truffles, the residents of Lovran are proud of their chestnuts – one of the best quality chestnuts in the world. Since 1973, this part of Kvarner has been celebrating delicious food by organizing the Lovran Marunada.
The rich Croatian forests are the kingdom of many types of mushrooms. Before successfully hunting, read professional literature and pick mushrooms in the company of more experienced pickers who knows how to recognize the differences between edible and inedible mushrooms.
This delicious vegetable has a rich tradition in Croatia. The festival in Ivanić-Grad dedicated to pumpkins is a place of fun, inspiration and gastronomic specialties. At the pumpkin festival, the largest, the smallest and the most original pumpkins are chosen. Culinary delicacies are prepared in which the autumn queen of the table is celebrated.
It is especially cheerful in continental Croatia, where the feast of St. Martin is celebrated and the baptism ceremony of young wine is held along with traditional specialties such as goose with mlinci and a good glass of wine.
The olive tree is deeply woven into the history of Croatia, and due to the unique climate, some of the best olive oils in the world are produced here.
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