Local life experiences

old handwritten recipes

Old recipes books

Look at your books of recipes. In the kitchen, on a special compartment of your bookshelf, or forgotten in a box in the attic….

venice lagoon

Quarantine tour

When you grow up in Venice, words as Lazzaretto, plegue, quarantine are part of the common language; Nothing strange. History is in day life…

grandparents

Frittelle di San Giuseppe

St. Joseph’s fritters are a tradition in our family. Our maternal grandfather was called Giuseppe and he was a very respected and well-known person…

The Cansiglio Forest

There is nothing sparkling in the Cansiglio Forest. Everything is deep, quiet, almost religious. Time seems frozen there. You can feel the presence of…

toscany

A surprise in a book

A quiet, typical Italian village. In Toscany. I can imagine the delicate noise of the feet on the ancient pavement, the gentle  smell of…