My digital diary about Modena

by Stefania Fregni

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Discovering Modena: a day around Castelvetro, Levizzano and Puianello

Collaborations, Stories, Video - Stefania Fregni - February 8, 2018

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”
[Marcel Proust]

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Modena: 6 traditional restaurants where to eat at least once in your life

Bar and restaurants, Food & Drink, My personal lists, Stories - Stefania Fregni - December 21, 2016

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There are special places where to go at least once in your life… they are places to see, to live, to taste.
Every city has ones. They are not simply traditional restaurants in Modena, but they are commercial activities and people that did the story of the city telling its identity through the foods that every day come out from their kitchens.
I’ve collected them in this post because I think they deserve a special mention and a particular place in my heart 😉
These are 6 traditional restaurants in Modena centre where to eat at least once in your life.

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12 months of My Modena Diary

Stories, Video - Stefania Fregni - November 17, 2016

“In November 2015 this beautiful adventure began… since then I have traveled a long way!
I rediscovered my city, I observed it, I lived it, I photographed it and I told about it: 12 months of Modena My Diary”

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Gnocco Fritto: a great passion! What it is and how you can prepare it

Food & Drink, Stories - Stefania Fregni - November 17, 2016

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I love “gnocco fritto”, I can’t resist it! There’s probably something written in my Modenese DNA: when I find myself in front of a little basket full of this fried pastry I’m simply happy 😉

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De Lord’s story: the Modenese pianist

Stories - Stefania Fregni - April 8, 2016

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As I always say, this blog has given me the possibility, in the last months, to get in touch with so many people and to discover many stories to tell.
One of these is surely that of Christian Carlino, aka “De Lord”, the Modenese pianist who is conquering Europe and Asia.

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Modena Streetfood: the Tortellino Boutique

Food & Drink, Stories - Stefania Fregni - March 5, 2016

Today I want to tell about a beautiful discovery I recently did. I’m sure that street food lovers, but especially Tortellini lovers, will appreciate it 😉
Do you think that it’s possible to combine tradition and creativity? Typicality and new needs?
Luca Dall’Olio says “yes” and I totally agree with him 🙂

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How it’s exciting being in a TV program: My Modena Diary goes on air!

Stories, Video - Stefania Fregni - February 10, 2016

And finally it has happened!
Going on air in a TV program is always very exciting, especially when you are going to talk about your own project 🙂

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Modena street food: the crescentina (tigella) by Or-ma

Food & Drink, Stories - Stefania Fregni - February 1, 2016

I believe that who thinks that street food is a practice that comes from far away is making a mistake.
If we think about Italian food we can realize how many traditional foods have become perfect street foods over time.
As far as Modena food traditions are concerned, have you ever thought that crescentina (well known as tigella) is one of the first street foods diffused in Modena and then exported all over the world? 😉

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Best wishes for a wonderful 2016 from My Modena Diary | Video

Stories, Video - Stefania Fregni - December 31, 2015

This is the first “change of year” for My Diary Modena since my blog was born in November (about two months… time goes by so quickly 😉 ).
For this special event, that marks a “new start” for a lot of things to do together, I thought to wish you “Happy New Year” in a particular way.

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So this is Christmas: Modena’s city lights

Not to be missed, Stories - Stefania Fregni - December 24, 2015

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Christmas has arrived also this year bringing with him its magical atmosphere.

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  • summer eveningsThere is something of magic in this pic Difficult
  • Thats the beauty of life lets celebrate it There are
  • happiness is a simple thing Finding a sunflowers field on
  • my city is still able to amaze me I live
  • Looking up at the stone Bible of my city Every
  • arcade colors and writtenI immediately have fallen in love with
  • my collection of colorsSe avete seguito le stories sapete gi
  • when you find the rainbow on your way
  • those Sunday mornings those mornings when you decide to wake
  • Every new morning I will go out on the streets