The Zagreb Times Sinke

Today is St. Valentine’s Day, and if you wish to share your affection in Croatian way, licitar is the way to go. Basically, it is a large heart, made from dough or some similar material. It is colored in vivid palette, and usually features glass ornaments. ¬†Usually associated with northwest Croatia (Zagreb included), licitars used to be the best way to show love interest for a certain person. Some of them were even edible.

Today, these unique items are among the most popular souvenirs of Croatia, and are slowly becoming recognizable even abroad the country. In any case, have a great day with your Valentine.