The flavors of the Valley of Vipava 2019

Sunday 12th and Monday 13th of May at Zemono for a delicious festival!

There’s a wonderful place I’ve already told you about many times. A place that in the spring time is covered in thousands of colors: the Vipava Valley, Vipavska which means dolina in Slovenian, is an area that spreads from the Gorizia plane to the Resderta hills, in Slovenia. Right here, among vineyards and blossoming cherry…

A wonderful Easter in Carinthia

A trip through their holiday traditions

A while ago I had told you about a lovely Easter holiday I had spent in Carinthia; I was in Villacco that time and I was amazed to see how much people still appreciated this holiday. I was happy to return to Austria this year, especially to visit an area to the north-east of Klagenfurt,…

And the winner is “Zlatna penkala” … Chiara Marchi!

All about the Golden Pen prize I won at Zara

I’m not writing an article about my great accomplishments, but I do want to share how I felt last weekend when I received the Zlatna penkala (Golden Pen) prize from the Croatian national institute for Tourism, Croatia Full of Life. If you follow my posts I’m sure you already know mostly everything (I’ve bored you…

A special lunch with MissClaire’s team

We were at Kruh in Vino in Vila Vipolže to celebrate Christmas

 I’m sure you’ll probably think I’ve got the month wrong and that this article was supposed to be posted in December. But I decided to celebrate Christmas 2018 on the 27th of January so that everyone who contributed to the project during the year could be there! It’s a peculiar choice, right? But not…

A day with Tomaž Kavčič

Let’s discover what’s behind a chef’s life!

As usual things happen by chance. Those of you that follow my Instagram and Facebook stories will know that I’ve been preparing my team’s Christmas lunch. Yes, that’s right, I’m not getting ready for Christmas 2019, we’re going to be celebrating last year’s Christmas! A particular choice, but not original after all, because diplomats always…

Alpe Adria cuisine in Klagenfurt

The first edition of a seven day event dedicated to exceptional food

For one week, from the 24th to the 30th of September, Klagenfurt became the heart of Alpe Adria, with dinners prepared by famous chefs from Slovenia, Italy and Austria and a colourful market with 30 selected producers. The latter were all from the countries mentioned above. As you know I’m often invited to these events,…

Vatta Cafè, a change in the kitchen with Peter Patajac

Semptember is bringing a few surprised… let’s discover them together!

You have to read until the end because there’s a surprise 😉 I’m sure you don’t need to be introduced to café Vatta, right? In Trieste it’s very well known and I’m sure anyone from Trieste has been there at least once. About a year ago I had told you about the incredible breakfasts they…

Lange Tafel 2018, the most incredible dinner in Styria

An unforgettable evening under the stars in Graz!

Probably most of you have never heard about it. The “Long Table of Graz” is an incredible event which takes place in Graz, the beautiful capital of Styria J A special appointment if you love food and beverages like I do! It’s not a random choice that the “Long Table” is hosted in this city because,…

Villa Mirasasso: location for weddings, corporate and private events

In Sežana there is always something new!

“Return to Sežana. Not to the future”, if anything to the past .. because you should remember that I have already told you about this magnificent place, the wonderful Villa Mirasasso and its history, the events held here and the fabulous greenhouse with botanical garden :-. The perfect location for a wedding, really! So “I…