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The 32nd culinary event titled "Kaj su jeli nasi stari" (What our ancestors ate), has opened in the town of Vrbovec (Zagreb County), reported Croatian radiotelevision.
Local women from the town prepared food according to 150-year-old recipes, as visitors to the event got to sample first hand the food that was eaten in the area more than a century ago, such as pheasant soup and pastry filled with cottage cheese.
Every year the event in the small Croatian town attracts over 80,000 visitors. "Tradition and the preservation of traditional customs plays a massive part in the contribution to the Croatian identity, and Croatia will bring those valuable things to Europe," said Croatia's Minister of the Enviroment and Nature, Mihael Zmajlovic at the event's opening.
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