TASTE THE WILD KARST
Hour08:00 – 08:00
Magical Karst in the spring, the first warm sunrays reflecting off medieval walls, a rainbow of meadow colours, green sprouts waiting for a connoisseur’s touch, the authenticity and warmth of the welcoming embrace of the local people. Experience all this and more at the unique spring festival TASTE THE WILD KARST.
Wild asparagus, wild garlic, nettle, herbs… A culinary event that integrates the findings, knowledge and recipes passed on by our ancestors – our invaluable heritage – into new dishes. Into a new story of flavours and adventures in the Karst commons.
Come and let yourself be seduced by Karst spring on a plate!
- OPENING DINNER of the Taste the Wild Karst 2020 Festival,
20 May, Gostilna Kobjeglava
- THE KARST OSMICA AT OSTROUŠKA PELICON, Coljava 5, 6223 Komen
- KARST HERBS IN THE EMBRACE OF THE PREHISTORIC HILLFORT DEBELA GRIŽA
23 May 2020 at 10:00 and 15:00, Volčji Grad
- EXPERIENCE THE ETHNOBOTANY OF THE KARST COMMONS IN A UNIQUE WAY
30 May 2020, 10:00 ‒ 15:00, meeting point in Coljava, car park at Ostrouška Pelicon tourist farm, Coljava 5, Komen; GLEDANICA Festival, project KAŠTELIR
- TASTE THE WILD KARST AT ŠTANJEL CASTLE and pre-festival programme of GLEDANICA Festival,
1 June 2020, Štanjel, castle courtyard; A daylong culinary event with a diverse programme, from 11:00 to 16:00
- KRAS CARSO FOOD TOUR, TASTE THE WILD KARST
Thursday, 29th May, and Thursday, 4th June from 12:00, about 6 hours
A culinary adventure, Taste the Wild Karst tour
- 10-DAY CULINARY OFFER AT PROMOTIONAL PRICES AT KARST TOURIST FARMS AND RESTAURANTS
29 May ‒ 7 June 2020
There’s nothing like spring in the Karst. The commons are waking up, the first sprouts of wild asparagus, lemon balm, nettle, rocket, marjoram, rosemary and other herbs offer a bounty of culinary delights. The healing power of wild plants was not appreciated only by our forefathers; it is increasingly appreciated by contemporary tourist farms, inns and restaurants. Try out how ingeniously they have incorporated traditional knowledge into their modern culinary offer.
Seven restaurants and tourist farms from the Karst.
A three-course menu prepared from edible wild plants at one price of € 19/menu.
Prior appointment/reservation is required for all providers featured in the promotional menu Taste the Wild Karst 2020.
TASTE THE WILD KARST ON TOUR:
Friday, 17 April, Radovljica, Chocolate Festival POSTPONED ON 2021
Taste the Wild Karst at the Chocolate Festival in Radovljica, pairing wild edible plants with chocolate; presentation of the TWK Festival