Category: Cooking & Eating Out

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Cheap Trick for Cooking Fish on Board

Cooking fish on board a yacht can be a tricky business, especially when it refers to grilling and frying. For a start, not many sailing yachts are equipped with an on-board grill. Second, open fire ashore is strictly forbidden in Croatia. Finally, the smell of a cooked fish can linger on your yacht for days. Our skipper brings you a cheap trick for cooking fish on board, and it involves a tin foil. Learn more!

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Pizza Boat in the Caribbean

Tara and Sasha Bouis are a US couple who live in the Caribbean. They own a pizza boat called Pizza π and make pizzas for a living. They are anchored in Christmas Cove, Great St. James Island, in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and have sailors and surfers visiting their boat to eat a pizza. It is the highest rated restaurant in the area.

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Gastronomic Connections on Šolta Island

There are three things connecting the village of Maslinica and Šešula bay on the island of Šolta: the sea, the road and excellent food. Šešula bay hides one of the best restaurants in the area, which is called Šišmiš. Its special offer proved to be so attractive to visitors, which is why another restaurant, called Šakajet, was opened in Maslinica. The names of both restaurants designate the animal “bat”.

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Spring Delight

We have already written how every culture and community have their own signs of knowing when one season ends and another begins. People who are closely in touch with nature can predict such changes better than anyone else. Our skipper has his own way or predicting when spring will arrive. To learn how having good taste in food can announce you the beginning of spring, read this story!

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Meatballs – The Offer You Cannot Refuse

The sailing experience across the Mediterranean is never truly complete without preparing an authentic Mediterranean dish. There are plenty of simple and tasteful dishes that you can make on your yacht. Salads, pasta and fish are the most common sailing meals, but there are many others that you can try as well. This time, I will teach you how to prepare – meatballs.

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Lambs of Kornati

Every sailor is attracted to Kornati National Park in Croatia. This is not just because of the stark, bare land set against the bluest shade of the blue waters. It is not because of the peace and tranquility that surround the islands like a soothing mist in the early autumn morning. It is because of something else – it is about great food.

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A Special Tavern on the Striking Kornati Islands

Kornati National Park is a place where you can get lost in the islands’ striking beauty, while at the same time enjoying some of the most authentic meals on the Adriatic. In the tavern Darko Strižnja, the seafood is caught with bare hands, lambs are bred in a nearby enclosure, and olive oil is made from the island’s olives.

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Try the Almost Forgotten Salad Made of Lentils and Tuna

Although it may not seem attractive or plentiful, lentils and tuna salad is a fantastic dish guaranteed to restore your energy and refresh you on warm days. It is very simple to make, with most ingredients obtainable at any grocery store. You are definitely going to enjoy this traditional meal.

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You’ve Got to Be Kidding Me – That Simple?

What to do with a jar full of freshly caught and marinated anchovies? Well, just grate some fresh carrots, put a little capers, add the anchovies and some homemade olive oil. You can also add a few drops of freshly squeezed lemon juice. Healthy, delicious and refreshing!

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Minestrone – What Could That Be?

Minestrone is basically a vegetable soup. It originates from Italy and literally translated it means a big soup, so it can be served as a main course. Minestrone consists of vegetables, but if you want to enrich it add some dried Istrian sausage or dried beef meat. Feel free to share your ideas and impressions.