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SPRING ON THE ISLAND OF KRK: ASPARAGUS HARVEST!
With the arrival of spring and warmer days on the island of Krk, the season of wild asparagus begins. If you visit the island of Krk in the spring, you have the opportunity to pick wild asparagus yourself and prepare a fine and healthy dish or visit local restaurants that use them in their spring recipes.
Asparagus is one of the healthiest foods and has exceptional nutritional value, it is rich in minerals and vitamins. It is also known as the “purifier of the organism.” According to legend, because of its noble bitter taste and healing properties, it was valued in ancient Rome when asparagus was harvested for emperors. Wild asparagus is different from cultivated asparagus, it is much thinner and has a more pronounced, bitter taste.
Wild asparagus on the island of Krk grows in karst, on the edges of forests, in fields. Burnt and cleared areas where other weeds did not have the opportunity to occupy all the space suit them best. Our hosts and locals will be happy to help you with the exact locations and a successful harvest.
On Krk, there are traditional dishes with asparagus, and they are most often used with eggs, meat, salad, pasta or risottos.
While staying at our property, healthy food is at your fingertips – take advantage of it!