20,00 Fažana’s waterfront
Competition in preparing traditional Istrian maneštra, presenting traditional crafts related to Istrian cuisine – (Fažana’s waterfront)
What were Istrian gastronomy and local cuisine like in the period called “La Belle Époque” at the beginning of the 20th century? A visit to Fažana takes us to this “gastronomy festival” which opens its doors and reveals the secrets of the kitchens and fireplaces of long ago. The traditional dish maneštra (thick vegetable soup) has its place of honor here. “Maneštra festival” is a tribute to this culinary evergreen.
MANEŠTRA FESTIVAL offer of the best maneštra of restaurateurs from Fažana and Valbandon: chick pea maneštra, maneštra with sweet corn, lentils, barley, fennel, Istrian maneštra, bean and pasta soup, maneštra with sauerkraut -jota and many others
MORE, FASTER, SWEETER – pancake-making competition
TASTING AND SALES OF TYPICAL ISTRIAN PRODUCTS: olive oil, cheese, prosciutto, Istrian wine and brandy, fig products, honey, Istrian pastries
ETHNO EXHIBITION OF THE ISTRIAN HEARTH AND COOKING UTENSILS
“FROM GRAIN TO PASTA“– exhibition of old utensils and demonstration of making fuži, pljukanci and other Istrian pasta.
PRESENTATION OF OLD CRAFTS: ceramicist/potter, spinner/embroiderer and blacksmith