Tales from South Tyrol
of young and old talents, personal challenges and the big dream
Young hosts, farmers and winemakers are breathing new life into the Törggelen harvest festival by serving traditional dishes with a modern flair. We visit three of them on a voyage of culinary discovery
Life in the Fast Lane
We hit the slopes with Linda Stricker, the grande dame of the ski rental world, to talk about how she is keeping her legendary husband’s legacy alive, skiing past and present, bizarre inventions, happy memories, cruel twists of fate and skiing with a baby bump.
They say Adelheid Kerschbaumer Raifer makes South Tyrol’s best Strauben, the traditional local funnel cakes. A visit to her farm in Verdings.
Lovely and fresh!
Water philosopher Kuno Prey on precious mountain springs and healthy drinking water
The dumplings are ready when they’re ready!
Antonia Fink, innkeeper at the traditional Fink inn in Brixen, on nettles from the forest, country-style cooking with a Mediterranean twist, and her discerning guests.
Of Inns and Stars
From starred cuisine to farmer’s inns, in and around Brixen, an exciting culinary culture is prospering, which honours tradition while also trying new things.
Music - Art and Culture
Folk musician Hans Jocher and composer Manuela Kerer talk about music from their childhood, genuine folk music and how to capture the sound of a town
Up and Away
Running past the spectacular peaks of the Dolomites, the Dolorama Track finishes in the village of Lajen. A chance to discover where a four-day hike high above civilisation can take you.
The people up there
Bernhard Mulser is a herder at the Zirmait Alpine pasture, high above Bressanone/Brixen. With his wife and two children, he cares for the cattle and pigs, the four of them living in isolation on the mountain for months. Read on to find out how life in an Alpine hut affects a family.