Start the most delicious trip, the trip of tastes of the island of Krk
It’s no secret that Krk is the ideal destination from spring until autumn. Each year, more and more guests confirm its popularity, beauty and rich offer. The island offers countless options for enjoying in an active, cultural, family and eno-gastronomical vacation, regardless of your age and lifestyle.
But did you know how well you can eat and drink on the island of Krk? Well, if the road takes you here in April or May, you can find out first hand, because a promotional gastronomic campaign “The trip of tastes of the island of Krk” takes place then, and you can enjoy the traditional island cuisine. Not only do you get to enjoy the food, but you promote the growth and development of the local inhabitants and their agriculture.
Taste the delicious Mediterranean cuisine
Thanks to its geographical location and Mediterranean climate, the island of Krk is becoming a true gourmand centre. Quality Mediterranean cuisine offers only the best from the island of Krk, and you can enjoy the delightful tastes of fresh fish, scampi, shellfish, crab with the inevitable addition of the “liquid treasure” of the island of Krk- olive oil. Welcomed herbs in the cuisine of Krk are: bay leaf, rosemary, spring onions, garlic, salt, parsley… a true Mediterranean rhapsody of taste.
Many islanders boast in their prosciutto, which is the first protected product on the level of the European Union, well salted, in island herbs, cured in its skin and dried in the wind.
In many restaurants and taverns you can try homemade prosciutto, sheep cheese, homemade olive oil obtained from the local sorts of olives, wine vinegar, wild asparagus, excellent local lamb and well known and unique Vrbnička žlahtina, a dry white wine made from an autochthonous sort of white žlahtina, that only grows in the vineyards of Vrbnik. You can visit family farms where you can taste homemade products and buy gastronomic souvenirs, which is a special sensation.
Another unique product within the rich selection is šurlice. It’s a type of homemade pasta served with different types of meat and fish. Speaking of treats, you definitely need to try a sheep cheese cake- “presnac” or sweets made of figs, or fritule, kroštule…
And the most important part; you can enjoy all these autochthonous dishes and drinks in the below mentioned restaurants if you find yourselves on the island of Krk at an affordable price and in a fantastic atmosphere:
KRK: CASA DEL PADRONE
KRK: RESTAURANT MARINA BLUE
VRH: KUĆA KRČKOG PRŠUTA ŽUŽIĆ
MILOHNIĆI: PUD BREST TAVERN
KORNIĆ: OPG MIRJENKO MRAKOVČIĆ
In any case, don’t miss this excellent opportunity for a great gastronomic experience while charging your batteries on our beautiful island!