di Luciano Pignataro Oggi taglio il traguardo dei 50 anni e vi regalo una di quelle schede da tenere segrete e non rivelare a nessuno, se non agli amici capaci di raggiungere il giusto equilibrio psicopapilloso. Come quello realizzato nel cuore di Berardino Lombardo che da chef antropologo è diventato agricoltore e allevatore: con la […]
We’re back. I’m in mourning for Italy and S. Agata – which was a major highlight. Thank you so much for everything. I’m putting together an album which I might be able to send you electronically once its done next week. Sorrento was unbelievable, the property was out of this world (Hotel Minervetta). Capri was […]
An enormous thank you from Bill and me for your hospitality, and especially for all the time you spent with us. It really was a very restful and relaxing break, just what both of us needed. Sabra was also charming.
Moving to the country has altered many of my perceptions. When I came to S. Agata I hoped for a peaceful, simpler and more quiet life. Instead I have discovered a whole slew of emotions that come and go with the seasons. Now it is the pressure of Springtime: an explosion of colors, smells and […]
For those who live in big cities where the hum drum of daily life lends a certain anonymity to our thoughts and actions, a visit to the lovely town of Sessa Aurunca to see an important religious celebration can take on the feeling of a fantastic and surreal voyage. The period leading up to Easter […]
Per chi è abituato alla città che con i suoi ritmi porta ad un certo anonimato, visitare una importante festa o celebrazione in una cittadina come la bella Sessa Aurunca, può contenere le esperienze di un vero viaggio. Il periodo di Pasqua è molto ricco di interesse anche per chi non segua riti religiosi e […]
In conjunction with Italian Notebook. At the daily markets in the Autumn it seems that apples are everywhere; all kinds of them, big, bright, and juicy; pretty much alike, right? Wrong! Granted, some are red or yellow, sweeter or tarter, etc. Then . . . there is the annurca, the little one that looks like […]
“Dear Barbara and Federico, Many thanks for setting up our (cooking class) programme and for all your help throughout. It was a memorable visit.”