Type of food in Croatia

by Anna Wasserman
(Miami, Florida, USA)

Traditional grill in Croatia

Traditional grill in Croatia

I need to know for a school project on Croatia, what type of food Croatians eat? I would like to know drinks and mainly food that you would otherwise not find in U.S.A.

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Hi Anna,

here are some "high level" thoughts on the day-to-day eating habits of Croatian people.
For details regarding the food in Croatia please see the link at the end of the article.

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First of all, the food in Croatia is biological most of the time. There are very few people who buy Microwave-ready-food. The fruits and vegetables market is still the main spot to get your ingredients.

Also, the meals are generally made in the "Mediterranean style" - of course, with fresh ingredients.

1. Food in Croatia

The Croatians eat a lot of meat - prepared in hundreds of different ways (but mostly traditional). You will also find a lot of fish in Croatia - the Adriatic is just perfect for fresh fish. Most people prepare the fish via grill (not with coals but with wood).

2. Drinks in Croatia
In Europe, Croatia is becoming a well-respected wine producing country and a good wine is a must for the traditional Croatian cuisine.

For those who prefer beer there are two main brands:
1. Karlovacko pivo (pivo = beer)
2. Ozujsko beer

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Have you seen my article on Croatian food yet? Please see this article - there might be something that you can use in your project.
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In this article I share some of my culinary highlights of Croatian dishes :-)

All the best for your school project & greetings to sunny Miami!

Tobias
croatia-travel-guide.net

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