Amongst its beauty, Croatia is famous for its gastronomy. Being influenced by different nations and directions throughout history, made the Croatian gastronomic offer rich and various, combing eastern, Mediterranean, and continental cuisine. There are so many recipes that are not to be missed when visiting Croatia but what about those old traditional meals that our ancestors ate?
Traveling is often about trying the unusual and attempting to experience a different culture in the country you’re visiting. One of the best ways to do this is to try the foods locals eat. While these dishes may be odd to the outside eye, to locals and foodies in certain regions, they are delicacies with a heritage that should be preserved. Of course, “weird food” is a bit judgmental. Often, we simply don’t realize how tastes and food have changed over the years. I mean, after all, they used to consider lobster and crab weird food until they became the food of the rich and none of us could afford it.
We’re bringing you a list of the oddest foods you’ll encounter on the Croatian coast hoping that some of them will one they reach the fame of Oysters or those funny-smelling black fish eggs, or what they call them – Caviar. Joking aside, let’s dive into the “odd” side of Croatian gastronomy!