Cultured Palate: Dishes from Croatia

9. Kotlovina

Kotlovina such a key part of Croatian heritage that it even has its own specially made cooking vessel that’s only used for cooking this dish. Hailing from the northern, inland part of Croatia surrounding the capital, Zagreb, this dish is comprised of various cuts of meat (often pork and chicken) that are fried then simmered in their own juices in the namesake dish over an outdoor fire. A perfect dish for a summer evening cook out!

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