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Postcards from Trento (Trentino Alto Adige) June 2019 | Photo: ©OrsolaCirielloKogan

#ItalianFlavors :: A weekend in Trento traveling + cooking

The spirited venison fillet by Chef Orsola Ciriello Kogan. In the kitchen of Palazzo Roccabruna, Trento | Photo: ©ValentinaAffusto

The spirited venison fillet by Chef Orsola Ciriello Kogan, Trento | Photo: ©ValentinaAffusto

Thanks to the Istituto di Tutela Grappa del Trentino (Institute for the protection of Grappa of Trentino), and AIFB (Italian Association of Food Bloggers, of which I am a member), I’m back from a wonderful trip to Trento where the Institute organized a Food Contest dedicated to cooking with local grappas: La Grappa del Trentino nel piatto. Read More

#ItalianFlavors :: The Broccoletti Meditation (with recipe)

Have you ever heard of “Friarielli”? The tender tips of broccoli rabe? #AppetibilisMoment

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Broccoletti ©OrsolaCirielloKogan Broccoletti ©OrsolaCirielloKogan

This year I chose to keep my new year resolutions as basic as possible: rise early, meditate and eat healthy(ish). Hoping to be persistent and thinking that I could always add up to the list 😎

Best tip? “Start easy. I’ve learned to put my lofty goals aside and start with the easy-peasy” ~Christian Allaire

[1] Rising early? It’s doable. [2] Eating healthy(ish)? So far so good. [3] Being consistent with meditation? Oops. 😳

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