The Festival of Istrian Pasta Among the Best Summer Food Festivals In Europe

Pasta lovers, unite!

Pasta lovers, unite. Istria has firmly earnt the right to have pasta firmly in its cuisine. It’s up there with one of the best places in the world for food lovers to visit, and you’ll understand why at this festival. Set in a quaint village behind the old citadel, people gather from all over to try unique and traditional homemade pasta. Tuck in to truffle pasta, fuži with prosciutto and rocket, makaruni with Istrian beef sauce, ravioli with shrimps and zucchini, ravioli with porcini mushrooms and parmesan cream, gnocchi with chocolate, and more. From eating it to making it, festival-goers can learn to make traditional and local pasta shapes, watch food shows, and the little ones can get involved with kid’s workshops, too, Big Seven Travel team writes.

They wrote the guide on how to enjoy the summer in a gastronomical way, adding: Long days, (hopefully) sunny skies, and warm weather – summer is the time to head to a food festival. The great thing about food festivals is not only can you enjoy the food, drink, and live music, but you also have the opportunity to learn about preparation, pairing, improve on skills, and so much more. That’s why millions of food lovers flock to festivals all across Europe, a foodie’s paradise. Some festivals are niche, and some have something for everyone, but you’re bound to be tempted by at least one. Here are 25 of the best summer food festivals in Europe. Check it out!