What exactly is tourism? Is it as the definition says Or is it something bigger? What does tourism give us and what does it take away? Why do we travel, why do we enjoy it?
The answer to all questions lies in these same journeys. The answer to all questions is that experience. Someone who isn’t traveling can’t know what it is when you see something the whole world is talking about, and you can proudly say I saw it, I was there. The problem arises when we take things for granted. Our beautiful Trogir is a pure example of this problem. All these beautiful works of art, the whole unexplored world from side of Trogir people . It is stupid to say that some tourists know more about Trogir than we do. That to me is the biggest problem. All these hotels, wonderful restaurants, wonderful culture and a long history. That is why we, the Pašikari, are trying to pass on at least a small part of that history to you. Each of our dishes, each of our festivities, each of our rooms,…
The most important characteristic of a man is his attitude towards his culture. That relationship goes beyond any cost. Because tradition is priceless.
Story of food
It used to make more sense. Food, going out, hanging out, coffee, life in general that has to do with connectedness. Today, all those little charms of life have been replaced by social networks. We’ve never been more connected, and yet so far apart.
Today I would like to look back at the first thing, and that is food. Check out all those food pictures on any social media. They look wonderful, and I believe they taste the same. I have nothing against taking pictures of food and posting on social media, in fact it is normal and it is the present. What I resent is that each of these images has that untold story. As every Trogir škartocet has that story, every cod bianco, every breaded steak with mashed potatoes. Each dish has its own story. Each person for the same dish has a different story. Not everyone has the same love for the same food, it’s something like music. If we all listened to the same, there would never be so many masterpieces, nor works. Not every dish has to be perfect, but love, story and emotion, that’s what matters. Eating when it doesn’t have a story is like it’s missing something. Just as the sky is not the same without the sun. Tastes vary in that dish and it always has emotions, but the story gives it something else. The story gives food meaning. The story of an ordinary lunch that ended on the table out of love for his spouses, children, parents. The story of the first date. Dish that binds you to sadness, and a dish that binds you to happiness. The food and the story have to go hand in hand because they are not the same alone. Food came from need, and the kitchen and everything we know today came from love. And so it should continue to go as long as there is a new dish that can be made. A dish that arose from emotions and from the same ones is recounted the best dish you can eat.
After all, tastes are not discussed. Eat and enjoy and always be open and joyful for a new story and a new dish.
Have you ever just sat there, thinking and asking yourself an unusual question? A question that might relax you or give you some kind of nostalgia. Question like, what haven’t I eaten in a long time? Well, my dears, it happened to me today.
Even though I’ve been thinking a lot and thinking about the answer, I’ve come to it. Whether it was a stuffed pepper, a Zagreb steak or some fish dish, it didn’t matter when I remembered. Dolce garbo! I don’t know if there was this dish in your childhood, but the fact stands. If you had it when you were a kid, you should have been persuaded to eat it, maybe even for days. I know it was the same for me. I’m going to be happy to eat it today and even take it out again. It’s an extremely rewarding dish, which doesn’t need much attention, but gives a lot in return. All you need is a little lamb liver, capers, parsley, garlic and red wine. This dish provides so much flavor that it’s a shame, if you haven’t had it before, you don’t try it. And to emphasize this dish goes one step further if you add a bob. Dolce garbo is one dish that will take most dalmatians back in time and perhaps draw a few tears. This dish brings me back to my childhood in perhaps an unusual way. And that’s why I always say no to the first plate of this dish, so I talk myself into saying, “Come on, it’s just meat!”
And that’s why every time I get astonished and positively terrified of how perfect that dish really is. Every dish should be given a chance, and the lamb liver is in the right way especially. It may take you back to your childhood, maybe not, but I promise that from that moment you first tried it, you have a new memory!
Story of wine
There is a lot that people know about wines and even more that they do not know. The story of each wine begins the same. Every wine requires love, will and pleasure.
When it comes to the world of wine and ignorance about wines, do not worry, I do not offend you or your knowledge of wines. I, like everyone else, don’t know much about wines. Perfect wine knowledge is reserved only for winemakers and sommeliers. I, like most people, love wines and know a little about them that I picked up when working with them. What I have learned is that every wine has its soul and that every wine should be respected in its own way. It takes many years for perfection in the bottle to be achieved. I guess that’s why it’s been mentioned and so many times described in many mythologies and religions. What I can tell you about wine is my first experience of drinking that precious liquid. It wasn’t at a wedding or a birthday party. It was, I am not exaggerating, the moment of enlightenment. When I tasted that softness of taste and that tenderness. I compared it to the greatest act of human life, love. Of course, I must not tell you anything except that it was a blush. Since then, I have been drinking wines with pleasure, each time discovering new, better, stronger, weaker, one with more soul and one with more love. And so thank you to all the winemakers for this product.
I challenge you to try as much wine as possible throughout your life and drink in moderation. Life is still too short to drink bad drinks, and bad wine does not exist..
All of us, at least once in our lives, had some material thing we loved. We all knew that this thing would not go on with us forever, but we were glad again. Just imagine that it was a being.
I must say right away that I am not comparing a pet to a material thing. Because there is no such comparison. All the people who have had a dog know this anguish until they teach him how to behave, because he still doesn’t understand, but again you are talking. Everyone who has ever had a cat knows that suffering when she leaves, and that wait until she returns. Of course every dog knows the house rules, as does the cat and goldfish, so I don’t think I need to go into detail. Their owner is their greatest happiness and greatest love. Just like pets are their owner. Our pets understand our sadness or look forward to our happiness. They know when everything is going to plan or not. They want us to always be happy. They love us the most. That’s why when you travel, bring them too. Because their happiness and love is not felt only by the owner. She already shines and infects people. And that happiness cheers the stranger for at least a split second. Without them, the world would be black and white, not as colorful as the rainbow.
They cannot survive without us, they do not seek unconditional love, but they want only a little attention, because after all … They are just a part of our lives, and we are their whole life.
Catering a’la Pašike at the Wedding Fair in traditional and modern spirit
Being present at the Wedding Fair is nothing new for our hotel and restaurant Pašike. http://hotelpasike.com/ We are happy to attend every year because it gives us pleasure and some kind of challenge. We are pleased to meet our colleagues and their innovations. Also very satisfying to meet new young people before their wedding day every year, to talk to them and to help them choose the best catering for their special occasion.
A romantic weekend in Trogir
Is there anything more exciting and romantic than two people who love each other escaping to a quiet, intimate place where they can spend an unforgettable weekend in complete discretion and privacy, dedicated to each other, recharging for the next work period? All the worries of this world can remain behind them and they can seize to exist for those two or three days – and so shall all business meetings, children’s homework, and other obligations, as well as a whole world of reality that occupies us and drains the last atoms of our energy, during each hour, each week, month, year.
Five excursions you simply cannot miss out on during your stay in Trogir
It is well-known that Dalmatia is the region with the richest historical and cultural heritage in Croatia, featuring four out of six sites under UNESCO protection, with some of its natural marvels reaching far beyond national and regional boundaries. At Hotel Pašike, we have an individual approach to each of our guest and we are prepared to complement your stay in Trogir with excursions to unique locations in the vicinity of Trogir, which can be reached either by land or sea, according to your interests and preferences and in cooperation with tourist agencies. For this purpose, we present you with a list of five places you simply cannot miss out on.
10 sights you must visit in Trogir
Just like the phrase “It’s always the right time for love”, we can candidly say “It’s always the right time for Trogir”, because this small Dalmatian town, whose town centre is steeped in history, where every stone embedded in the walls and narrow alleys tells its own story from the time of the Greeks, Romans and Venetians, delights all the senses. Hotel Restaurant Pašike, situated in the Buble family home, represents an unforgettable element of this ambiance. The family’s tradition in Trogir spans over lengthy eight centuries and tells the story of a rich family history that adds to the hotel’s charm, due to which it has been named Heritage. To our guests, we hereby recommend 10 cultural heritage sights they must visit during their stay in Trogir. (more…)
The Advent in Trogir with “The Month of Cod” at The Hotel Pašike
December is the month of the Advent, the holidays, gift-giving and other winter joys, interesting both for children and adults – from St. Nicholas and St. Lucia to Christmas Eve – Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. This is a season when we truly only have two options: to stay at home or to travel and spend the holidays visiting new places and getting to know other peoples and cultures. Trogir, with its interesting historical heritage, is the right choice for the holidays. Whether you’re accompanied by your partner, dear family members or business associates, you simply can’t go wrong if you choose to visit Trogir.