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Cuisine of Vis Island for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

If you want to get to know to national Croatian cuisine, you should definitely miss a couple of meals at your hotel. Otherwise, you can’t understand the culture of the country. You can eat in a restaurant or visit a konoba which is a local tavern. There is no difference between dishes in a konoba and a restaurant, the places just have different interiors. Konoba is decorated in country style. There are the same dishes in a restaurant and a konoba.
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Before going to a restaurant, remember that late dinner and supper are the most important meals in Croatia. Some of the local catering establishments serve dishes only after 2 p.m. However, you can visit a restaurant at noon and have marenda (a late breakfast) here. It is usually a portion of meat or a fish with a garnish. But the portion is smaller than you can order on dinner and it costs less.
Pizza is a very popular food in Croatia. It can be explained by the fact that the country is located close to Italy. Moreover, pizzerias on Vis serve delicious salads. They are even better than you can order in a restaurant. You can not only taste a great variety of pizzas but also order a Croatian pizza-pizzeta. The dough is extremely thin and there are many toppings in it. The most savoury one is seafood pizzeta. You should know that it is sold in slices. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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One more delicious Croatian dish is pršut, dry ham. You can find it in a restaurant or in a supermarket. Pay your attention to kulen, spicy pork sausages and local cheese. If you love soups, be sure to try brodet, a very thick seafood soup. It was food for poor people, but nowadays brodet is served even in inexpensive restaurants. However, you can find lights soups on chicken broth and cream soups on Vis.
Vis Cutlets are very popular meat delicacy on Vis. Locals also love fried meat. Fried meat in the dough is called Prague schnitzel and schnitzel with cheese and ham is called Zagreb schnitzel. Goulash is usually served here with pasta. Beef with plum and wine is a delicious meat dish too. Turkey with mlinci (flat pasta, soaked in roast juices) is very popular in Croatia. Ćevapčići is sausages made of minced pork or beef with onion. Croats also love peppers stuffed with meat or vegetables. While being on Vis, don’t miss a chance to try Ispod peke. It is a traditional Croatian dish. This phrase is translated as «under the bell». Ispod peke is usually made of potatoes, lamb or octopus. There is nothing difficult in the process of its preparation. You just need to put the ingredients in a stone oven, cover it with a lid and coal. You should remove the lid only when the dish is ready.
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Vis is an island where you can find a large number of fish dishes. Fish is baked, boiled, fried and stewed here. Moreover, you can order salads with fish. Try a salad made of octopus or lobster. The most delicious Croatian dishes are bakalar (dried cod) and crni rižot (black risotto). Croatian mullus is a delicious fish which you can try at a low price. Be sure to try sea bass, flounder and a scorpion fish. Local mussels and oysters with lemon drops are delicious too.
There are many garnishes on Vis: pasta, potatoes, artichokes and tomatoes. The favourite Croatian desserts are low-fat dishes with nuts and fruit. Local cakes are like puddings. Don’t pass by međimurska gibanica, a layer cake with apple, poppyseed, walnut and cottage cheese fillings and rapska torta (rab cake) which original recipe is secret information. You can easily find coffee and juice on the island. The most popular Croatian hard drinks are local wines, travarica (loza with herbs), Šljivovica (plums), pelinkovac (juniper) and vinjak.
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Vis Island

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Vis Island (Croatia) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Vis Island restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Vis Island, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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