Art of the “poor cuisine”: Ana Roš with Damjan Fink and Joško Sirk with Alessandro Gavagna

Chef Ana Roš loves challenges. Her next challenge to herself and to her colleagues from Slovenia and abroad, which was inspired by the economical crisis, is to create stunning dishes with simple, “poor” ingredients. Low cost cuisine of a great mastery. At the first from the series of events under the name “ART OF THE … Continue reading

La Subida – a piece of heaven in Friuli (Italy)

I did a big mistake when I was trying to capture some views of La Subida: I didn’t make the photo of the most precious part – the family. It’s everything about the the wonderful Sirk family. They are the heart and the soul of this piece of heaven in Friuli, at Cormons, in Italy … Continue reading

Photo Gallery: Koppert Cress Tour Italia: 1st Stop – La Subida, Friuli Venezia Giulia

Koppert Cress specializes in cresses; seedlings of unique plants, which each have their own specific effect on the senses. Flavour, fragrance, feel or presentation, there is a cress for all. And the assortment is widening. Every year at least one new item is added to the collection of Micro-vegetables. A collection, which is presented as … Continue reading

Interview: Alessandro Gavagna, La Subida, Cormons (Italy)

La Subida (Photo: Marijan Močivnik – Studio Ajd Alessandro Gavagna is chef at the family restaurant & estate La Subida in Cormons in the North-East of Italy, close to the Slovenian border. He has married into the legendary Sirk family (he is married with Joško Sirk’s daughter Tanja) and is following the Sirk family … Continue reading

Interview: Matej Tomažič, Majerija, Slap (Vipava), Slovenia

Matej is very talented chef who could easily create with his knowledge and creativity a haute cuisine restaurant, but has decided to dedicate his work to tradition and so was, with strong support of his wife Nataša, born Majerija. A paradise in the heart of Vipava valley for everybody who wants to discover the true tastes … Continue reading

Dalla Slovenia con Amore / From Slovenia with Love in Milano

On January 30th has in the Westin Palace in Milano happened a special event. A group of some of the best Slovenian chefs and winemakers has in organisation of Carpe Diem Club and with support of Il Gusto/Gribaudo, Grandecucina, Cucina Gourmet and Westin Palace in Milano prepared an evening for all the friends and collegues, called “Dalla Slovenia con Amore”. … Continue reading