Sun and Rain
Set near the Italian border at the remote foothills of mountains and a turquoise river full of trout, Ana Ro tells the story of her life. Through essays, recollections, recipes, and photos, she shares the Slovenian landscape that inspires her, the abundant seasonal ingredients from local foragers, the tales of fishing and exploring, and the evolution of her inventive and sophisticated food at Hi a Franko where she has elevated Slovenian food and become influential in the global culinary landscape.
Ana Ro is the chef of Hi a Franko, a tasting menu restaurant in Slovenia. Long in her husband s family, she took over the kitchen in 2000. It was ranked #48 in 2018 by Worlds 50 Best Restaurants, which named her World’s Best Female Chef in 2017. An episode about Ro appeared in season 2 of Netflix s award-winning documentary series Chef s Table.