Istria is the land of truffles, asparagus and fine wine, whereas seafood delicacies are a real treat. High quality olive oil adds a special flavor to food which makes Istria a region of gastronomic delights. Various konobas, restaurants and fashionable places try to do their best and show how to enjoy the exquisite tastes of Istria.
You will enjoy exploring Istrian gastronomy specialties and delicacies, taste Istrian prosciutto, cheese, curd cheese and different specialties with asparagus, truffles and boškarin or enjoy the seafood specialties along the coast. All this prepared with the best olive oil gives the food a special taste. As for pasta dishes, be sure to taste pljukanci, gnocchi and fuži with venison, as well as typical boneless pork loin ombolo, sausages and sauerkraut. And for dessert there are fritule and kroštule or connoisseurs can enjoy truffle pralines and lavender ice-cream. A wide variety of liqueurs, Muscats and top quality wines will definitely round off the entire gourmet experience. From old-fashioned konobas and food served by the fireplace to the finest top quality restaurants, Istria will enchant you with its sumptuous food, and just as a good host should, always offering something new.