When Anica Matzka-Dojder invites to her stone house in Istria, the table is richly covered with the best regional specialties: octopus salad, risotto, truffle, chestnut mousse, freshly caught fish from the market, olives from own cultivation. For 25 years she has been living with her husband an old stone house between Kvarner Bay and Karst, surrounded by fragrant herb meadows, lush orchards, lemon trees and olive groves. For many years she is a passionate cook. In her summer house in Istria, she has developed her love for local ingredients and the best preparation: Anica Matzka-Dojder cooks with local cooks and reveals the kitchen secrets of her neighbors, who preserve their best recipes in decades of tradition. 70 authentic recipes with a guarantee of success as well as stories about culture, culinary and landscape by Manfred Matzka make the book the perfect companion for your next Istrian holiday!
Anica Matzka-Dojder combines her childhood with good food and great hospitality. At Kvarner in Istria she found them again, made friends with local cooks and perfected her favorite Istrian recipes.
Manfred Matzka , long-serving President of the Federal Chancellery, is a cultural manager and art lover. He has authored numerous legal publications and published monographs on data protection, on social democracy and the constitution and on the Nationalrat election. At Brandstätter he most recently published "Istria, a traveling companion".
Size 19 x 24 cm
Cover Hardcover Photography: Ulrike Köb
Release Date 11.03.2019
Pictures 100 pictures
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