Maritani: pastry artisans in Friuli Venezia Giulia

They’ll open their laboratory’s doors to 10 MissClaire’s readers

When I first told you about this sweet story called Maritani it was December 2015, but this amazing company from Staranzano has grown so much in 4 years, that I had to pick up where I left off, to tell you about the latest wonderful news from the Maritani family and their “dirty hands”! I…

Illy: the 10 most common questions about coffee

Does coffee have to be tasted with sugar? What’s a blend? Let’s find out!

Some of you know this story, some of you don’t. When one talks about coffee, it pricks my ears and I’m always ready to decisively take on this subject, like if I was asked about a book that I’ve read a million times page after page, a book that I know by heart. This is…

Slavonia, 10 things not to miss

Discovering the unexplored Croatia between Hungary and Serbia

This time I visited a little place that’s not so well known, because if I ask you “what do you know about Croatia?” I’m sure you’ll answer “the sea, Zagreb, Split” and maybe something extra. Some time ago the Croatian national tourism institute Croazia Full of Life asked me where I’d like to go for…

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,…

Styria, an Austrian Tuscany

Let’s discover the nature, wellness and cuisine of a breathtaking region

It’s the second time I visit this area and I have to confirm my previous impression: Styria is a truly incredible region! Nature here is magnificent and the land is covered in fruit groves and cultivations; apples, pumpkins, vineyards, elderflower and corn. This is why it’s easy to encounter small producers of chees, ham and much…

“Trattoria al Cacciatore”, at the Subida for a special dinner

Traditional, local and seasonal food, here are the dinner suggestions

I’ve just told you all about my unique experience in the hills of the Collio and the great hospitality of the Subida. We’re still in Cormons and I’d like to dedicate a focus on the Trattoria al Cacciatore. Everything started in 1947, when Josko’s father bought this house and turned it into a small osteria;…

Enjoy Collio Experience 2018 is back

A unique event in which to live the complete experience of the local territory

There are quite a few things that get me easily worked up. I particularly love food but I also quite enjoy a good glass of wine. If it’s wine from our territory, from this wonderful region that can boast an enchanted sea and incredible mountains…well, even better 🙂 This is to introduce a unique and…

Restaurant Diana, Steak House in Lussinpiccolo

In the bay of Cigale by the sea with the flavors of Croatia

You’d probably think that in Lussinpiccolo you can only eat fresh fish, but I discovered that here, as well as the excellent scampi (in the months of May and June), you will also find excellent meat dishes! We’re in the pine woods of the bay of Cigale, which is considered one of the most beautiful…

Once a sports referee, he know manages the kitchen of the Antico Caffè San Marco

Authentic dishes, spices and passion will fill your heart

I recieved an unexpected lunch invitation to the Antico Caffè San Marco. An it was quite unexpectedly that Matija Antolović became a chef and now prepares wonderful delicacies in this special place… but as expected I decided to write all about it J Everything started a few weeks ago when I was called to try…

Savoy: a royal lunch with a modern feel

Surrounded by the most elegant furnishings, a quick lunch break that everyone can afford!

I’d already mentioned this wonderful place, a jewel of Trieste: the Savoia Excelsior Palace is a 4 star hotel in the centre of the city, just round the corner from Piazza Unità. In this enchanted place, you’ll feel surrounded by the luxury of the past century, it was in fact built at the beginning of…