San Geminiano

San Geminiano is the patron Saint of Modena. Each year on 31st January all the city center is full of people as you can walk around streets full of food and accessorize stalls. Moreover, so many places, that usually are closed, are open to public; one of these places is the Ghirlandina Tower, symbol of the city….

PEACEFUL

Sometimes I just wake up looking for peace. I love being quiet, listening to that magic silent atmosphere that I can catch around me in a room during the first morning. Than comes midday, and the only thing that turns in my mind is a quiet, peaceful, relaxed lunch. Being away from home means sometimes…

Positive beginnings

Sometimes I just wake up and start singing something. It doesn’t even matter what I am singing: The most important thing is to start in the best way your day, and today that’s my goodmorning song 🙂

Athabasca Glacier

Originally posted on Crash Bandit Photography:
The view of the Athabasca Glacier from Parker’s Ridge, the best view for the least amount of work.  Best bang for your buck! Parker’s Ridge, Alberta, Canada

Fruit of the Week: Orange pt. 2

Originally posted on Good Food Market at GBC:
– The orange is subdivided into four classes: common oranges, blood or pigmented oranges, navel oranges, and acidless oranges – Other citrus species also known as oranges (but are actually not) are: the Bergamot orange, grown mainly in Italy for its peel, used to flavor Earl Grey…

New life, new post.

It’s been a long while I haven’t been online. Some months ago I moved to Modena, where I attend my university courses. As things now are going better, I decided to continue posting here, on my old blog. I firstly wanted to start a new one, but then I realized that this blog is part…

Mythical Taormina, Italy

Originally posted on F&L Designer Honeymoons:
The small town of Taormina in Sicily is one of the colourful hidden pearls of Italy. According to the travel experts, it’s magical, mythical atmosphere has enchanted visitors for years and years… All I know is that I quite like this little alley that seems to serve…

Wintery Red Split Lentils and Turnip Soup

Another cold day, another warm soup! I realize that I posted a soup recipe last week already but to be perfectly honest with you, soups constitute about 50% of my diet as soon as the temperature drops. The other half is noodles, and even then I usually find a way to combine the two into noodle soup.…

Istanbul, Europa: Il börek di Sarıyer

Originally posted on Istanbul, Avrupa:
Il börek è uno dei capisaldi della cucina turca e ottomana, diffuso per l’appunto in tutti i paesi che hanno fatto parte dell’impero: pasta sfoglia sottilissima (yufka), di diverse forme e consistenze, farcita con carne macinata, formaggio, patate, spinaci (o altro a piacere). Croccante e sottile, che quasi ti si…