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Dalmatian cuisine relies heavily on the fresh fish and seafood that are caught (or farmed) offshore.Look for sea bass, grouper, scorpion fish, pilchards, mackerel, squid and sea bream. Fish is usually grilled with local olive oil, garlic and lemon.
Meat isn't forgotten either. Thin slices of smoked Dalmatian ham are often on the appetizer list.Lamb is popular either boiled or baked. Dalmatian pasticada is a meat stew (beef stuffed with lard and roasted in wine and spices) often served with gnocchi.
Dalmatian desserts are usually a simple matter, often involving dried figs and raisins, almonds, honey and eggs.
Look for the following on nearly every restaurant menu:
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