Autochtonous dishes and gastronomy

At the heart of Fažana’s cuisine is the pilchard. This little blue fish can be prepared in a 100 different ways with a taste of olive oil and accompanied by a glass of homemade wine which is just one of the many delicacies. And then – fish stew brodetto with different kinds of seafood, homemade maneštre, pljukanci, fuži, or gnocchi (Istrian pasta) in a sauce locally known as šugo, boneless pork loin (ombolo), sausages, meat prepared under the baking lid, and don’t forget to try the traditional sweet dishes fritule, kroštule, and cukerančići which, alongside the golden flavored malvasia, add a special flavor to the palate.

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