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Festival celebrates what Croats used to eat

(Photo: Kaj su jeli naši stari)

Croatia’s unique tourism and culinary expression, ‘What our ancestors ate’, or ‘Kaj su jeli naši stari’, celebrates its 41st anniversary this weekend in Vrbovec, northeast of Croatia’s capital Zagreb .

PIK Vrbovec, which sponsored this event as well as last year, invites all those interested to attend this unmissable event in the Vrbovec region from 26th to 28th August. In addition to the rich gastronomic offerings, the event also offers interesting cultural and entertainment. Programs for all ages.

Guardians of heritage and traditions serve food in the homes of indigenous peoples who associate the history and gastronomy of Vrbovets with their names. “Early Lunch”, a traditional breakfast in Vrbovets, is prepared by the Women’s Association, while restaurateurs in Vrbovets and the surrounding area prepare a carefully selected menu called “Lunch from Grandma’s Pot” over her three days. .

Festival celebrates what Croats used to eat

(Photo: Kaj su jeli naši stari)

Bringing the past to life with its flavor, the food for this year’s event is pumpkin, with dishes prepared by members of 13 women’s groups for judging, with renowned culinary chefs Tomislav Špicek and Marco Lučić serving as the best. Award a prize. , head chef at PIK Vrbovac.

From dry cakes, Gibanica and Štrukli to the event’s favorite dish and traditional specialty, Vrbovecka Pele, the selection of traditional sweets is sure to please any sweets lover.

PIK Vrbovec is visited by a rich cultural and artistic programme, various exhibitions, children’s shows, interpretive walks, historical tours, workshops and sports competitions, in addition to its gastronomical diversity of dishes and homemade drinks. I confirmed that I welcome people. Let 3, Halid Bešlić and Slavonske Lola are in charge.

Festival celebrates what Croats used to eat

(Photo: Kaj su jeli naši stari)

This year’s event “What did our old ancestors eat” was held under the great patronage of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Zoran Milanovic, apart from the general patronage of PIK Vrbovec, and the tourism of the town. It is organized by the Bureau of Bourbovec.

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