Art of the poor cuisine: Ana Roš and Franco Aliberti

The great heart of a veal - by Ana Roš. Photo: Janez Pukšič

  SLO (bellow in EN) Večeri “Umetnost revne kuhinje” vsakič postavijo Ano Roš in njenega gosta pred izziv pripraviti vrhunske krožnike iz revnih sestavin. Vznemirljivi večeri, ki navdušujejo, in privabljajo goste in novinarje tako iz Slovenije, kot iz tujine. Bodo navdušili tudi vas? Prijazno vas vabim na četrti večer iz serije “Umetnost revne kuhinje”, ki … Continue reading

Pakta by Albert and Ferran Adria will be open in March


Originally scheduled to open in January, the new Japanese-Peruvian fusion restaurant by the Adria brothers will open in early March. Called Pakta, the restaurant will serve a cuisine called nikkei. It will be located in Barcelona, next door to Tickets, which is operated by Albert Adria. So far, Pakta will seat 30 and will feature … Continue reading

Slovenia meets Portugal: Ana Roš meets Luca Bordino (in Ljubljana)


At Gostilna na gradu has happened a very interesting gastronomic event, a marriage of Portuguese and Slovenian traditional cuisine interpreted in a modern and personal way. The economic crisis impacts also on the idea of what haute cuisine really is. The return to nature, a reasearch for rich and natural taste, and for traditions is our … Continue reading

Alfonso Caputo – guest chef at “Dalla Slovenia con amore” in Rome


There are star chefs measured with stars. And there are legends which are simply above every classification. Because they are themselves, unique, special and they don’t change with one star more or less. One of those is the legendary chef from Campania, Alfonso Caputo, who is expressing his culinary heartfelt mastery in the family restaurant … Continue reading

Chefs Ksenija Krajšek Mahorčič, Marko Pavčnik, Igor Peresson and as guest Alfonso Caputo at “Dalla Slovenia con amore” in Rome

Piatto del chef Igor Jagodic (Dalla Slovenia con amore 2012 a Milano) / Dish by the chef Igor Jagodic (From Slovenia with love 2012 in Milan)

IT (English will follow later) Con un grandissimo piacere presento questa volta a Roma tre giovani bravissimi chefs sloveni, e nel senso di una bellissima amicizia tra due paesi confinanti – l’Italia e Slovenia, tra noi, come ospite che preparera un suo piatto, un grandissimo chef campano. KSENIJA KRAJŠEK MAHORČIČ (Gostilna Mahorčič, Rodik) Un segretto … Continue reading

Massimo Bottura and Alain Ducasse at Eataly NY

Massimo Bottura, Carlo Cracco, Alain Ducasse, Yoji Tokuyoshi (sous chef of Bottura), Sylvain Portay (executive chef of Adour at St. Regis in New York)

The great Massimo Bottura, Italian chef who was many times nominated as one of the best worldwide and was last year proclaimed also as the Italian chef of the year,  was in 1993 gaining some knowledge also at Louis XV, the flagship restaurant od Alain Ducasse in Montecarlo. “You’ve learned the technique, now you have … Continue reading

Photo Gallery: #Winelover’s hangout in Ljubljana

Vitovska by Čotar

On 4th of October we have organised in Ljubljana a #winelover hangout. For the international group of guests coming from (USA, England, Scotland, Italy, Austria and Slovenia) we have organised a very special evening with the best chef in Ljubljana, Janez Bratovž in his restaurant Restavracija JB and with three winemakers, all of them traditional … Continue reading

Recipe: Eggplant parmigiana by chef Alfonso Iaccarino


  Eggplant parmigiana recipe by Chef Alfonso Iaccarino from Don Alfonso restaurant in Sorrento: an easy Italian recipe for one of the tastiest vegetable dishes. Recipe: This recipe is taken from the book “La cucina del cuore” by Alfonso Iaccarino, published by Mondadori  

Plankton: The Most Sustainable Seafood


What disturbed chef Angel León most about Spanish fishermen was that all the unwanted species were tossed back into the ocean. High-value species went to market; the rest went overboard. These dead fish would never be coming up in their nets again. An estimated 1 million tons of discarded seafood goes back into the water … Continue reading

Hel Yes – combining gastronomy, design and dance


HEL YES! Stockholm was an experimental social gathering in February this year that combined gastronomy, design and dance. Restaurateur Antto Melasniemi together with artist Klaus Haapaniemi and designer Mia Wallenius planned HEL YES! events in London and Helsinki last year and the year before drawing in full crowds. HEL YES! project explores the spiritual powers of … Continue reading


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