Croatian Cuisine II: A Book Cooked in Venezuela

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July 14, 2019 – Croatia has a large diaspora community in South America. A new cookbook strengthens the links to their homeland. 

The book Croatian cuisine II. A tasting of Croatian cuisine in Venezuela, is a publication of the Cultural Association of Croatian Ladies of Venezuela edited by Editemos, with the support of the Central State Office for Croats outside the Republic of Croatia.

With a prologue by the editor and author Miro Popic, the book brings together a selection of recipes published in a first edition, dating from 2008, together with a compilation of new traditional recipes that are still being prepared in Croatian homes on this side of the world.

All of them show the evolution that this gastronomy has reached in our country, fruit of the cultural and economic exchange that began two centuries ago with the arrival of the first Croatians in Venezuela and intensified from the European migrations promoted by the various historical facts that marked the Europe of the 20th century.

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The publication is divided into two sections that reflect both the history and the geography of Croatia: Continental cuisine and Mediterranean cuisine, broken down into companions and entrances; and main and desserts each, in addition to useful information for the preparations.

The recipes are illustrated with full-color images of Croatian ingredients and dishes, selected and prepared especially for this volume, by members of the Croatian community who preserve the traditions inherited from their ancestors and portrayed by the lens of Efrén Hernández. photographer, architect and Director of

This book will contribute to keep alive the traditions and heritage of the Croatian diaspora in Venezuela and why not, Latin America as well.

Dobar Tek!

To learn more about the new book in Spanish, click here.

To get the latest news from the Croatian diaspora, follow the dedicated TCN section.


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