By: Goran Zgrablic

One of the most brilliant inventions for preparing food, dating back to ancient times. Čripnja is the baking bell traditional in Istria that is, unlike very similar Dalmatian peka, made of clay used when cooking in the open fire and covered with hot coals. It is very versatile: bread, lamb, kid, veal, octopus, chicken, vegetables, big fish like sea bass…