Salt pile
Salt, the Mediterrenean white gold
November 9th, 2020 by

Nutritionists, cardiologists, and mothers all over the world are fighting a relentless battle against salt, considered, rightly or wrongly, one of the main enemies of our health. But, before continuing your war, stop for a moment to think how sad life would be without the delicious Pata Negra or San Daniele hams, Kalamata olives from […]

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All roads lead to Rome
August 7th, 2020 by

“Omnes viae Romam ducunt” Looking at it today the system of roads that crossed the Roman Empire in its greatest splendor, one is impressed by the capillarity and organization of the network. From Wales to Mesopotamia, from Crimea to the Atlas Mountains in Africa, this is what greatness looks like. An efficient road system that […]

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Peka Croatia food
The dalmatian Peka
August 7th, 2020 by

Peka is trivially a large metal lid, which covers a pan of meat (or fish) and vegetables in, which cooks inside a fireplace. What may seem like a rudimentary type of oven is one of the tastiest and most succulent cooking we have ever tasted. We are in Croatia, in the presence of true masters […]

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Italia and Albania in a map
Albania: the 21st Italian region
May 1st, 2020 by

If you look at history, language and traditions it seems that Albania and Italy have very little in common. Albania is a Balkan land, overlooking the Mediterranean, imbued with Ottoman culture, and a disputed land for centuries. It seems that Albania shares with Italy just the Strait of Otranto (about 50 nautical miles). But if […]

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Solera y Criadera
The Solera method, allegory of a perfect community
March 23rd, 2020 by

Wandering for producers of Brandy, Marsala, Rum, but above all Madeira and Sherry, you will undoubtedly have come across barrels stacked like a pyramid. This very scenic arrangement of barrels is not a picturesque choice, but reveals one of the most fascinating and illuminating methods of aging wines. This winemaking technique allows for preserving the […]

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Olive Oil Tree
The olive tree, the symbolic plant of the Mediterranean
March 23rd, 2020 by

The olive trees in the Mediterranean. The main cultivars for the production of extra virgin olive oil, and table olives […]

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Mediterranean Map
Sabir: the Mediterranean language
May 2nd, 2019 by

What is the relationship between a culture and its language? If there is a Mediterranean culture, does a Mediterranean language exist? If on the one hand, it is true that the language, the codified language, represents a unifying factor of a culture and a population, on the other it is equally true that the language, […]

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Sebastiano Dessanay
377: How the project was born
November 7th, 2018 by

377 Project is an art project dedicated to Sardinia.
The artist is Sebastiano Dessanay, he will cross by bike every single town of Sardinia: 377 towns in 377 days. […]

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Tuscany cycling areas
Cycling areas of Tuscany
January 25th, 2017 by

Which is the best cycling area in Tuscany? The whole region offers great roads, food and a charming atmosphere, you can opt for a cycling itinerary covering many areas, or just relax and choose a cycling base in an alluring medieval village. […]

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Sicily cycling areas
Cycling areas of Sicily
January 9th, 2017 by

Which is the best cycling area in Sicily? We have an idea, but it’s difficult to choose when you have so many places to ride your bike. We loved cycling through the Baroque in the west, pedaling across the fields inland and climbing the sudden hills of the east.
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