CUISINE FOR THE SOUL – LA CIAU DEL TORNAVENTO

I was pleasantly surprised when my parents drove all the way uphill in the commune of Treiso, to a Michelin-starred restaurant La Ciau Del Tornavento, as a surprise for my 30th birthday. Because ever since I’ve discovered this secluded uphill gem, it has become my favorite restaurant of all time. It is a one hour and […]

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How do you curb your food cravings?

Weight fluctuation has always been an issue for me. I was never fat, but I was never skinny either. Growing up in Italy, surrounded by pizzas and pastas, didn’t help much. I have always been a food lover, and Italian culture taught me to really appreciate food with all of my senses. Quality food cooked with […]

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IS MEAT GOOD OR BAD FOR YOU?

Yesterday evening I went out to dinner and indulged in a mind-blowing meat course. After posting a few snaps of my delicious meal on Instagram, I was instantly challenged by my followers with the question: “What happened to your healthy lifestyle choices, Julsie?”. I want to reassure everyone that I continue to promote a  vegetarian […]

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