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  • Tallinn - Bread, Beer and Beautiful Food

    Tallinn - Bread, Beer and Beautiful Food

    I was blown away by the food; fresh, thinly crusted brown bread with slightly salted butter; exquisite gourmet dishes; hand-crafted fruity beers; sparkling sophisticated cider; mouthwatering desserts and pastries ... Where was I? Top London restaurants, Parisian haute cuisine? No, I was in Tallinn, capital of Estonia. My food fest began at restaurant MEKK ...

  • Trentino Cuisine - Cheese, Ham and the Malga

    Trentino Cuisine - Cheese, Ham and the Malga

    Sometimes a highlight of a trip can be a really simple event. And that was certainly true of my early morning visit to a malga in Madonna di Campiglio a mountain resort in the Trentino region of Italy. A malga is a summer farm in the alpine meadows of the Dolomites in northern Italy.

  • Trentino Cuisine - Apple Strudel to Champagne and Apple Risotto

    Trentino Cuisine - Apple Strudel to Champagne and Apple Risotto

    The Italian region of Trentino in the Dolomites has some of the most majestic scenery in the world. This has been recognised by its creation as a UNESCO heritage site. The wide variety of crops that thrive on its mountains and in its valleys support a very traditional cuisine …

  • Trentino Cuisine - Comfort Food, the first of Three Themes

    Trentino Cuisine - Comfort Food, the first of Three Themes

    The cuisine of Trentino, a region in Northern Italy, has three themes, comfort food, apples and ham and cheese. In this article I will consider its comfort food and in particular polenta …

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