Discovering Siena

Siena was born as a Roman military colony. The Romans settled here after the Etruscans, from whom…


The zibibbo

Zibibbo is a perfumed wine with an exceptional flavor that brings to mind the colors and…


Trofie from Genoa

One of the most famous dishes of Ligurian cuisine is definitely Trofie, a type of pasta which has…


Brief history of Tuscan cuisine: the origins

Tuscany is a Region which is rich of history and with a very beautiful nature; it extends from the…


Few interesting facts about "passata di pomodoro"

It’s nearly time to make passata. These are the first tomatoes my mum collected to make tomato…


The saffron

The saffron (Crocus sativus) is a small herbaceous plant belonging to the family of Iridaceae, and…


The feast of Santa Rosalia


Palermo waits its most important event ever, the festival par excellence, a moment that…


The history of Sardinian myrtle

The myrtle liqueur, simply called “red myrtle” or “myrtle”, is a popular liqueur in Sardinia and…


The Taggiasca olive and its extra virgin oil

The Taggiasca olive is a typical fruit of the Italian Riviera di Ponente, and, although it is…


Gargano three in one

Gargano three in one. Because if the place is unique, the good reasons to go there are at least…