Coast and the Karst


Selinka Soup Recipes

Šelinka is a thick soup made from celeriac roots and leaves, potatoes, carrots and spices. A pig's trotter or some other piece of smoked or dried pork meat is often cooked in it. It can be served with polenta. 

The Slovenian region of Istria is one of the leading wineproducers in the country. The fertile soil and climate of Istria are perfect for wine producing and because of it, many varieties of grapes – both red and white – grow in the region. 

Where the Karst ends, Teran ends, too

Teran, this highly prized and unique wine from the Karst region with a deep ruby colour, moderate alcohol content and health-promoting characteristics, was prescribed therapeutically by medical doctors in the 19th century to anemic and pregnant women – it was even sold in Trieste’s pharmacies!

Sweet Istria Events

Sweet Istria is the biggest dessert-themed event in Slovenia. It is a way of preserving the tradition of the sweet masterpieces and featuring new forms of contemporary creations in the field of confectionery and bakery.

Kraski Med Honey Products

The varied flora of the Slovenian Karst area, its particular geo-climatic conditions and its lengthy beekeeping tradition, which go back a very long time in the Karst, have contributed to the making of various types of high quality ‘Kraški med', a honey that has outstanding features.