Posted on March 05 2018
Posted on February 19 2018
Almost every part of Italy seems to have its own celebration, no matter how tiny the village. One of the most peculiar of these festivals is the Storico Carnevale di Ivrea – the Carnival of Ivrea. It’s a popular story - commoners rising up against an oppressive ruler. In Ivrea however, it’s oranges not swords that are used.
Posted on January 30 2018
We love Valentine’s Day for its secret pleasures, romance against all odds and having one day in the year unashamedly devoted to saying “I love you”. Around the world, as well as the usual chocolate, roses and poems we have found some interesting traditions. Take inspiration and show some love.
Posted on November 07 2017
Limoncello is a traditional Italian liqueur - both tart and sweet. Unlike many of the digestif served in Italy, limoncello is served both as a welcome drink and after a meal. Typically there are only 3 ingredients - sugar, spirit and lemons. Other ingredients could include oranges or herbs.