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Cassa Angelina – Praiano

Published on September 3rd, 2017 | by Ann Rickard

Un Piano Nel Cielo – the name of the restaurant at Casa Angelina, boutique hotel on the Amalfi coast – translates to ‘a floor in the sky.’ Now, doesn’t that tell you it will be quite... Read More


Simple Food in France

Published on June 6th, 2017 | by Ann Rickard

Every time I arrive in Paris – and I have done so every June for the past 12 years – the first thing I do is go in search for two things:  a glass of pink... Read More


Terrific Tapas – Barcelona

Published on October 28th, 2015 | by Ann Rickard

Plonk me in the middle of Barcelona (yes, please) and let me loose. I won’t head straight for the Gaudi buildings, as much as I admire the quirky Disney-like architecture, and I won’t rush to see... Read More


Swish Restaurant Story.

Published on May 27th, 2014 | by Ann Rickard

Ever been out of your depth in a swish restaurant during your travels? It happens. Here’s my story. It took place in France. Well-heeled friends here in Australia encouraged us to visit their favourite Michelin Star... Read More


Dining – Eating up in France

Published on January 9th, 2013 | by Ann Rickard

WE might have travelled the world a dozen times, but, when it came to Michelin-star dining in France, we had to admit (sheepishly) to being virgins. So there was a sense of anticipation as we reserved... Read More


Learn how to dine like ltalians

Published on February 17th, 2011 | by Ann Rickard

Australians do ltalian cuisine so well. There is nothing we haven’t learnt from the ltalians since the early days of immigration in the 50s and 60s. We took their classic dishes, added to them, subtracted from... Read More

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