Tag Archive: Croatia

This post is dedicated to Ante Pernar, a beloved figure on the island of Pag, who passed away last year. It was summer, and Ante had a cold. As his Jeep rumbled down the barren, rocky hill, patches of Adriatic Sea shimmered and winked in the distance. We descended from a high plateau on the moonscape island of Pag—Croatia’s most indented island—famous for Paški sir, […]

It’s only fitting that the first One Moveable Feast post pays tribute to my Croatian grandmother, Anna. She inspired me through her cooking to explore our Croatian roots, and had she been alive during my undergraduate years, I would have been able to converse with her in the language—albeit with a limited vocabulary and poor grammar! My first published essay, “Paprenjak,” appeared in Connecticut Review […]

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