TASTES OF AUTUMN
Krk Food Fest- Tastes of Autumn
Krk Food Fest: Tastes of Autumn takes place from 20 September to 20 October 2019, on the island of Krk, in 14 local restaurants. The island of Krk has trails of ancient times and rich mediaeval history. Wonderful nature and the sea embrace its rich archaeological and cultural heritage but there are a number of gastronomic reasons for a visit. Besides for Kvarner scampi, mussels, molluscs and fish, Krk is known for its lamb coming from sheep grazing salty aromatic grass, vine and wine sort Žlahtina, Krk prosciutto, pasta “šurlice” prepared by local housewives using a knitting needle, wild herbs, ecologically grown fruit and vegetables and olive oil from local olive groves.
If you find yourself on the island during the autumn months, you will have a chance to taste the ingredients that are offering their best in that season and that inspired the creativity of Krk restaurant owners- squid, porcini mushrooms, olives, grapes, figs, chestnuts, pumpkins, pears and apples ae prepared in sweet and savoury variations.
Prosciutto, fig and walnut pate, breaded olives, carrot and orange soup, garlic soup, “šurlice” with forest mushrooms and pancetta, bruschetta with porcini mushrooms, octopus salad with figs and tomatoes, octopus in olive sauce, monkfish in žlahtina wine, porcini risotto, duck breast with broad beans and blueberry sauce, pork medallions in cream of pumpkin and sage, venison sirloin steak in cocoa crust with sautéed pumpkin, pumpkin gnocchi, shortbread cake with almonds and fruit, pumpkin pancakes with honey and walnuts, pears in red wine- these are just some of 100 specialties scattered in Krk restaurants Rivica , NJIVICE ;Bracera , Mulino and Noštromo , MALINSKA ; Kuća krčkog pršuta , VRH; Marina and Volsonis ,KRK ; Bocoon and Marina - 9 bofora , PUNAT ; Slamni , KLIMNO; Vinotel Gospoja , VRBNIK ; Bag ,Forza and Portić , BAŠKA .
In Baška, Heritage Hotel Forza offers about ten autumn dishes, such as cream of pumpkinsoup, bruschettas with porcini mushrooms, “šurlice” with porcini mushrooms and pancetta,porcini risotto, pork chop, rump steak in porcini sauce, pumpkin gnocchi, pork medallions in creamy pumpkin and sage sauce, pumpkin pancakes with honey and walnuts, hazelnut semifreddo with chestnuts and chocolate, vanilla ice-cream with pumpkin oil and seeds and pears in red wine. In Bag there are garlic soup, grilled mushrooms, octopus patties, octopus “sailor’s” style, tentacles of Lopar octopus, autumn risottos and fish fillet in žlahtina sauce. In Portić they prepare roasted red peppers with garlic, mussels with žlahtina wine “buzzara” style, squid stuffed with scampi and pizza with porcini mushrooms.
Food Fest event taking place from 10 April to 31 May as Tastes of
Spring and from 20 September to 20 October 2019 as Tastes of Autumn is
organized by The Tourist Board of the Island of Krk and all local boards
in cooperation with Abisal and Gastronauts