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The Adriatic Kitchen: Recipes Inspired by the Abundance of Seasonal Ingredients Flourishing on the Croatian Island of Korčula

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Over 70 simple yet delicious recipes are included, such as Croatian Sweet Easter Bread; Black Risotto; Fresh Fig Crumble; Roast Chicken with Pomegranate and Spinach; Dalmatian Shepherd’s Lamb with Potatoes and Broad Beans; Sugared Almonds; Croatian Pepper Biscuits; Carrot and Mint Salad.

Infused with the warmth and vibrancy of Barbara’s beloved island, The Adriatic Kitchen is a must-have cookbook for those wanting to experience traditional food at its best.

SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 230 x 185 mm | Colour | 112 Pages |

Barbara Unković is of Croatian and English descent and is a cousin to D.H. Lawrence. She is the author of six published books: Adriatic Blue, Moon Walking, Weeds in the Garden of Eden, A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing, Furry Blur and Naughty Noosa Meets the Neighbours. She writes in a number of different genres, her specialty being flash fiction. Barbara is the recipient of more than thirty writing awards in the United Kingdom and the United States, including three International Book Awards and one USA Best Book Award for her books Weeds in the Garden of Eden, A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing and Moon Walking.

Barbara Unković has always been drawn to the land of her father, the sun-soaked Croatian island of Korčula in the Adriatic Sea. She spent several years living there, in the seaside village of Račišće, immersed in its way of life, its culture, history and food. Now, inspired by the island’s culinary traditions and its abundance of fresh, seasonal ingredients, Barbara has produced The Adriatic Kitchen, a delightful, rustic cookbook full of gorgeous recipes and evocative memories. Over 70 simple yet delicious recipes are included, such as Croatian Sweet Easter Bread; Black Risotto; Fresh Fig Crumble; Roast Chicken with Pomegranate and Spinach; Dalmatian Shepherd’s Lamb with Potatoes and Broad Beans; Sugared Almonds; Croatian Pepper Biscuits; Carrot and Mint Salad. Infused with the warmth and vibrancy of Barbara’s beloved island, The Adriatic Kitchen is a must-have cookbook for those wanting to experience traditional food at its best.

Radio Live NZ, March 2017
Barbara was interviewed on Radio Live NZ, talking about her latest, The Adriatic Kitchen. Click here to tune in.

Meet me at the Kaitaia Library on Tuesday 4 April at 10:30 am 2017 where I will talk about the journey to create The Adriatic Kitchen and offer signed copies for sale.

I’ll be visiting the Waitakere Library on Saturday 8 April at 11 am 2017 taking about my writing, my life and The Adriatic Kitchen and offering copies for sale.

Come to the Tauranga Library on Wednesday 12 April 2017 at 5:30 pm listen to me read excerpts from The Adriatic Kitchen, ask me questions and buy a signed copy of the book.

On 28 April at 1:30 pm I’ll be visiting the 60’s Up Club at the Bream Bay Recreation Centre in Ruakaka. I’ll talk about my life and my journey to publish The Adriatic Kitchen. Signed copies will be available for purchase.

I’ll be at the Dalmatian Cultural Society in central Auckland at 8 pm on April 4 2017 to talk about The Adriatic Kitchen and answer questions. Signed copies of the Adriatic Kitchen will be for sale.

I’ll be visiting the South Library in Christchurch on Saturday 22 April 2017 at 11 am. Find out about my journey to publish The Adriatic Kitchen and buy a signed copy.

Meet me at the Whangarei Dalmatian Club, on Sunday 9 April at 7 pm at 15A Bush Road Kamo. Listen to me talk about my life, my writing and my new book The Adriatic Kitchen. Signed copies will be available for purchase.

I’ll be showcasing The Adriatic Kitchen at the Whangarei Library on 27 April at 5:15 pm. Ask me questions about my life, wy writing and The Adriatic Kitchen and buy a signed copy.

I’ll be visiting the Dargaville Dalmatian Society on Monday 10 April at 7:30 pm with copies of my new book The Adriatic Kitchen. Come along ask me questions about my life and my writing nd buy a copy of The Adriatic Kitchen.

From Barbara, author of The Adriatic Kitchen:

I’ll be making a guest appearace on The Cafe on TV 3 on Monday 3 April 2017 creating recipes from The Adriatic Kitchen and talking about the journey to publication.

At 7 pm on April 6 2017 I’ll be demonstrating a recipe from The Adriatic Kitchen at Cook The Books, 19 Williamson Ave Ponsonby.

On 25 march 2017 just after 7 am I will be on Radio Live (NZ) talking about my forthcoming book The Adriatic Kitchen.

Wednesday 5 April 2017 at 8:30 pm I will be interviewed on ABC Local Radio (The Night Life Australia) about The Adriatic Kitchen.

Tuesday 18 April 2017 at 7 pm I will be at Cook The Books 19 Williamson Ave, Ponsonby for a second cooking demonstration and talk.

Radio Interview 2BS Radio Australia Thursday March 30 AEST 4:20 pm I will be talking about The Adriatic Kitchen.

In The Good Books, March 2017
“a great reference for any kitchen!”

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Watch the feature here.

 

The Advocate, February 2017
The Advocate has penned a fantastic article covering Barbara’s Career: from receiving honours in creative writing and receiving over 30 awards to writing The Adriatic Kitchen. 

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