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Truffle: the Veneto’s dark lord of the forest

August 18, 2015

The advent of Autumn is a double-edged sword for me. On the one hand it signals the end of long, t-shirt wearing days in the sun and the start of a slow but steady degeneration of everything which has fought so hard to grow and ripen and flourish and yield, but on the other I […]

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Luxury Italian cookery holidays in the Veneto – how it all began…

How it started – take a small cafe, endless amounts of strong coffee, reams of paper and copious scribbled lists. Eventually you will emerge hours later onto a bright street with a word in your head and a plan on your ipad. In our case the word was Stirred and the plan – to share our vision. […]

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Cison di Valmarino Food Festival

May 16, 2014

Perhaps a perfect slice of Sorpressa from the Cison di Valmarino Food Festival will satisfy the grumble?  The sun is shining after two days of heavy showers and the piazza has come alive with everyone grazing on northern salami and drunken pieces of cheese aged in the Traminer grape. The Perenzin Fabrica, who have been […]

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The 50 Best Holidays In Italy

April 30, 2014

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/travel/de stinations/italy/article3985009.ece

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LUXURY4MEN – says it all!


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Casual Cooking With An Italian Countess

Read what The Telegraph Luxury had to say about us: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/luxury/travel/26461/casual-cooking-with-an-italian-countess.html    

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Pale and Interesting

March 27, 2014

A dish of polenta, sopressa and buratta, well, that’s my suggestion.  A seemingly impossible combination, but so delicious that it sold our souls to the Veneto. The quest for the best continues as Northern Italy gallops swiftly into spring.  Baby broad beans and peas, freshly podded in a hill town market, consumed at once with […]

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March 18, 2014

It’s taken me years to find a suitable replacement for the many things that I have started, and ultimately failed to continue to collect – action men, football stickers, other people’s stamp collections, Smurfs, Tintin and Asterix books (hardbacks only), beer mats, hats, ornamental knives…you get the idea. What is it with boys and collecting […]

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