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Christmas Season On The Island Of Hvar

The Christmas season in Hvar begins with the  Feast of Saint Nicholas on 6 December. Today, giving presents on this occasion is quite usual, unlike some fifty years ago when this custom was reserved only for the children of rich bourgeois families. Up until that time, the youngest inhabitants of Hvar were presented gifts only […]

Christmas can only smell of Choux pastry fritters

Porojenje Jedino More Imat Vonj Od Pašuratih Choux pastry fritters – pašurate or fritule are the favourite Christmas dessert on the island of Hvar. It is a type of round fritters. On their presence on the island of Hvar and the etymology: the name originates from the long-extinct Dalmatian language (a variant of the vernacular […]