KOHL – pure mountain pleasure

HISTORY OF APPLES, JUICES AND PASSION

Today I will share with you a story of passion, innovation and quality. Come with me to South Tyrol, to be precise to “Auna di Sotto sul Renon”, a tiny village of 270 inhabitants near Bolzano. Here, in a farm dating back to the early 1900s, the Kohl family lives. Initially the work of the…

“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;…

La Subida: a 20 hectare dream in Cormons

In the green hills of the Collio, great restoration, excellent hospitality and sport

During the 1990s I used to spend the weekend at the Subida with my family. After lunch we used to go to the stables to admire their beautiful horses. But it was just recently that I truly discovered how much this place has to offer. A fairy tale location… after all there are legends that…

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…

Villa Nachini Cabassi: winery, restaurant, sale point for the western Collio and…

A trip to Corno di Rosazzo to discover this incredible reality

The first time I set food in the area of Friuli I had the strong impression that “qua se pol” (here things are done). Things are done a little differently here, after all there has always been a little rivalry between Trieste and Udine, which is also connected to their way of like; Trieste admires…

1883 Restaurant & Rooms in Cervignano, a convent from the 17th century gets a new look

A wonderful place managed by three thirty-year olds

As I often say the best things happen by chance. A few months ago I was in Milan for Identità Golose, and while I was talking to Andrea, producer of the rose of Gorizia (Azienda Agricola Lucia), Katia – a beautiful young woman from Trieste – walked over. Andrea introduced her as the owner of…

La Taverna restaurant, a Michelin star that has been shining for 21 years

In Colloredo di Monte Albano (UD) spring has began in the Castle’s orangerie

Imagine yourself walking along a long road and glimpsing in the distance a castle with the Alps in the background. Now imagine an orangerie, some green-houses and service lodgings of this 13th century castle. Imagine they were first used as a tavern and then transformed into a magnificent restaurant. Now you won’t need to use…

Three years of MissClaire, with tears of joy here we are!

After all this hard work I decided to celebrated with a brunch at Portopiccolo

You should know by now that Sunday I celebrated MissClaire’s three year anniversary in the lovely location of Portopiccolo. And quite a few readers joined the celebrations J Do you know how this adventure started? It was February 2015 when I had an insane epiphany and decided it was time to give MissClaire her own…

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…

Osteria Altran, a very pleasant visit

I’ll take you to the Ruda countryside, to discover incredible flavours

Two and a half years have gone by since I first discovered this incredible restaurant; that time I’d just been there to nose around, using my phone to take pictures. A few days ago, I went back to the article I had written and thought I really should go back and give it a little…