The Lošinj Culinary Festival showcases the gastronomic offerings of the Island of Lošinj, in the shape of authentic, local island cuisine, with a presentation about food from the sea under the title “Around The World under Lošinj’s Sails”, which along with aromatic dishes, is a component part of the menus of Lošinj’s catering establishments. 

“Taste the Mediterranean” is a unique gourmet and cultural Festival that presents the Mediterranean food and way of life. The Festival gathers famous international chefs and local cooks, food and wine producers, sommeliers, nutritionists, artists, journalists and foodies.

A four-day program, choice ingredients, award-winning wines, visiting cuisines, and famous Croatian and foreign chefs, together will create a rich program for the second edition of the Good Food Festival.

The little gem of the Istria Region, the walled town of Rovinj, surprises visitors in the middle of summer with a delicious festival that joins culinary fish delights with traditions, music and entertainment. The Fisherman’s Evening is a special tribute to local fishermen that brings visitors a temptress gastro offer to enjoy in the magical ambience of this pretty town, complete with lots of cultural activities.

Nin was one of Rome’s biggest salt producing locations and this gave Nin tremendous wealth at the time. Salt harvesting in a traditional manner using sunlight and wind is the oldest economic activity in Nin. Nowadays, at the end of the salt harvest season in August, the Festival of Salt takes places in honour of this cultural heritage.

Wild asparagus occupy a prominent place on Istrian tables. They are a symbol of health and vitality. In spring, wild asparagus grow abundantly in forests and meadows along the wide Istrian coastal area. Local pickers are often seen searching the bushes in eager attempts to collect young shoots.

On March 08-09, Krasica, a picturesque village in the vicinity of Buje, will host the 17th "Oleum olivarum", one of the oldest olive oil fairs in Croatia. Over time, the event  has developed into an international festival, attended by scientific-research institutions, olive growers and olive oil manufacturers from Croatia, Italy and Slovenia.

Istrian gastronomy is renowned for its long tradition of flavours and scents born in the kitchens of homes throughout the peninsula. The local dishes Istrian cuisine offers are based on pasta, meat or fish and are accompanied by deserts such as round fritule (donuts), crunchy kroštule and cukerančići (types of cookies).

Every year on the third Sunday in July a unique gastronomic event and contest is held in Nin, where each family presents their Sokol (a dried/cured pork neck meat product) to the public and to the jury who announces the winner of the annual event.

Have you ever tried carp cooked on a forked brunch? You have a chance in Croatia.