Here’s the latest image from the Croatian Miscellany series. Slicing local pršut (dry-cured ham, similar to Italian prosciutto) at Konoba na Kapeli. Tinjan, Istria, September 2010 To view a larger image and to read background information, head over to Croatian Miscellany. Photo © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.


Buzet, a small medieval hill town in central Istria, holds its annual Subotina festival in early September – with stalls selling local produce, people dressed in period costume, live traditional music, and the evening beforehand, the preparation of an enormous omelette, filled with the truffles for which this area is famous. Buzet from the west …

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Croatian miscellany #3

Man slicing prsut (Dalmatian ham) in the village of Jovici, near Zadar, June 2011 Photo © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.