Istrian recipes - Portorož - Piran

Istrian recipes


  • grains of five cobs of young sweet corn
  • 400g young brown beans
  • 4 large potatoes
  • a few cloves of garlic, a bunch of parsley
  • 2 large ripe tomatoes (or tomato purée)
  • smoked pork or ham's bone
  • salt, pepper, olive oil


Heat the olive oil in a pan and sauté the chopped garlic and parsley. Add the peeled and diced potatoes, young beans, sweet corn, smoked pork or ham's bone, peeled and chopped tomatoes or tomato purée, salt, pepper and water. Reduce heat and allow to simmer for 2 to 3 hours. When the soup is done, remove the potatoes, smash them and add in to the soup to thicken it.