COOKING CLASSES / GOURMET TOURS IN CROATIA
Cooking classes and gourmet experiences in Croatia are carefully tailored for sincere foodies. Each detail on these tours has been constantly checked and tasted by our team. Croatian cuisine is a weird mixture of all the nations that tried to conquer this unique piece of our planet.
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Try several olive oils in the mountain vineyard producing award winning wines and olive oil. You will be introduced into the history of olive oil production in Croatia, try 4 different olive oil styles (virgin, extra virgin, varietal and blend), taste several specialty oils (truffle, rosemary, sage…) followed by picnic in a vineyard…READ MORE
Walking tours in Split are, and rightfully so, culture and history oriented. It’s a 1700 year old town for crying out loud! However, there is a part of history and culture in Split that is difficult to experience by accident or through a regular group tour. Gastronomic pleasures are hidden and kept a secret as part of the tradition and passed along through generations. Visit the green market, fish market…READ MORE
Vagabundo is the alter ego of our host, who in his professional life is an organic winemaker and in his spare time an amazing cook. He will introduce you to his vineyard at 400 meters altitude on mountain Kozjak, teach you how to make a wicked Zinfandel risotto and delight you in a lesson of cleaning and grilling whole fish along with some organic vegetables from his garden. All ingredients…READ MORE
Just like you will eat Turkey for Thanksgiving dinner in the USA, you will eat Pasticada on Christmas, weddings and special occasions in Dalmatia. This dish is the ultimate Dalmatian pleasure. In a region full of fresh seafood, signature dish is a slow cooked, marinated beef served with freshly made gnocchi and delicious red wines from the area. We will get you to pick the vegetables, cut the beef…READ MORE
Fishing cooking class represents the high end of our gourmet thrills. You can experience the most genuine people and food when it comes to Dalmatian lifestyle and tradition. Our host is a 70+ year old fisherman, still bursting with energy, interesting stories and fantastic cooking skills. First we visit island St. Clement…READ MORE
One of our weirdest inventions, a speed boat tour to distant Susac island where the only inhabitants are the lighthouse keepers and our shepherd host with his family. Susac is known as a dry island, rain here is extremely rare so vegetation and wildlife are fascinating. You will feel as like you’ve been thrown into an ancient botanical garden, don’t be surprised by a hawk’s scream…READ MORE
Bees are so much more than just honey. Learn about those wonderful creatures, the problems they face in the modern world and see their beehive through a glass. Visit a real bee yard and bring back home some honey you will make yourself. Do not worry, it’s perfectly safe since you are at all times accompanied by our host, a professional beekeeper. Unique honey from Solta island which is extracted from the wild rosemary…READ MORE
Winemaking on Hvar has been around for about 2000 years, with the Greeks bringing winemaking knowledge while setting up a colony named Pharos (now called Starigrad). On the heels of the discovery that the most widely planted grape varietal on Hvar Island-Plavac Mali is actually an offspring of a world famous Zinfandel grape (also traced back to Kastela just outside of Split and is actually called Crljenak Kastelanski), international interest in Hvar wines has exploded…READ MORE
This program starts in the afternoon with transfer from Dubrovnik to a small village in Konavle region. It continues with the host explaining all about the ingredients and the food preparation process. All the dishes will be prepared in a traditional manner, i.e. without electricity and modern kitchen appliances but with the help of a fireplace…READ MORE
Konavle as a wine-growing area offers visitors the opportunity to taste excellent white and red varietals produced and presented in small family wineries and tasting rooms. One of the most famous grape varieties is the well-known Dubrovnik Malvasia…READ MORE