Gastronomy in Trogir
Gastronomy in Trogir is a typical Mediterranean one, with lots of fish and other seafood, olive oil, cheese, pršut (ham), and various meat dishes. But the local identity of Trogir is accomplished through two typical dishes, ‘pašticada’ and ‘rafijol’.
Although you will find intriguing differences from island to island, the cuisine of Dalmatia is overwhelmingly Mediterranean in style, borrowing influences from the trade routes that have passed its shores for centuries. Many claim that the seafood of the Adriatic is some of the best in the world owing to the sea’s unique geographical position. The secret lies in the simplicity of the preparation – for thousands of years locals have perfected the technique of grilling seafood even down to the woods used to stoke the fire. A key ingredient is the local olive oil cultivated by farmers along the coast in picturesque groves of ancient trees. Hence grilled fish, lobster and shellfish will feature highly on most menus, but the spit-roast lamb and locally grown vegetables should not be overlooked. Other specialities are the many types of island cheeses and prsut, the local version of Parma ham. There will be culinary delights to tempt you but a healthy diet can still be enjoyed.Whatever your preferences and tastes we are confident that once sampled, the local cuisine will provide you with ample excuse to return.
is heterogeneous, and is therefore known as “the cuisine of regions”. Its modern roots date back to Proto-Slavic and ancient periods and the differences in the selection of foodstuffs and forms of cooking are most notable between those on the mainland and those in coastal regions. Mainland cuisine is more characterized by the earlier Proto-Slavic and the more recent contacts with the more famous gastronomic orders of today – Hungarian, Viennese and Turkish – while the coastal region bears the influences of the Greek, Roman and Illyrian, as well as of the later Mediterranean cuisine – Italian and French. all islands, islets and cliffs along the coast, and the archipelago.
Trogir fish market is situated in the city center across green market. It is open every day from 7 am to 2 pm. The best time to visit is from 8 to 11 am. On Fridays when we traditionally eat seafood, you might come earlier in the morning, otherwise not much will be left.
Green market is situated in the city center next to the bridge. It is open every day from 7 am until 8 pm. Most of the vegetables sold are from local villages. Besides vegetables you can buy eggs, cheeses, local prosciutto, bacon etc… Next to the green market are few butcheries selling local meat.