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15th School of salting pilchard

28.04.2018 17:00

School of salting pilchard, Fažana’s waterfront

Competition in salting pilchard, tasting and buying salted and marinated pilchard as well as pilchard dishes, lecture on the traditional way of preserving, processing and preparing pilchard.

Fažana Fishing academy “Pilchard” opens up its doors to land and sea! A specially interesting activity is its “School of salting pilchard”. It is a chance to try your hand at this old skill of the sea, cellar and kitchen, stand by the competitors who in marked tin containers arrange salted pilchard, using their knowledge handed down from generation to generation… Children, locals, visitors, beginners and experts: they will all learn or say something about the needed amount of fish, salt, oil, spices… And after three months the tin containers will be opened and the best salted pilchard will be announced. A special occasion for tasting and a chance to talk about the choice of perfect wine for such festive occasions. In any case, the fish must be salted properly! And to know that, school is needed.

PROGRAM
15,00 Recreational family bicycle race start: in front of former ‘’Badel’’

17,00 SCHOOL OF SALTING PILCHARD

GASTRONOMY OFFER: Various pilchard dishes in Fazana`s restaurants

TASTING AND SALES OF TYPICAL ISTRIAN

GOURMET PRODUCTS

FISH MARKET “PAOLO AND NINA’S”

GASTRO WORKSHOPS- filleting fish

LITTLE FISHY PILCHARD – creative workshop for children

SCENTS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME

17,30 SARDELA RUN – recreational running along the sea towards sunset