Last week was in Paris ~ France ~ and visited one of the most beautiful square of the city : place des Vosges. Under the arcades I visited Dammann Frères established in 1692 in Paris . Just in that year the King Louis XIV granted the exclusive privilege sale of tea to Mr Damame in … More Passion4 …tea in Paris!
Pistoia hosted This Interesting international meeting about nursery industry in an esclusive location : just on The Pistoia’s hills , in Tuscany , called convento di Giaccherino founded in 1414. http://www.conventodigiaccherino.it Since I was a child I have heard from my grandfather that a small community of Franciscan monks lived here surrounding by a wonderful … More MadeinPistoia : ‘Vestire il paesaggio’ International meeting on landscape designers
I visited Liguria with my American clients last year and I really fall in love with it since The first time I saw Monterosso and its landscape from the hills . Here is so different from my Tuscany! The nature is wilder and predominant over all. Houses and Churches looks like to be painted on … More Le 5 terre ~ Liguria a gorgeus place
If you visit the new Illy Caffè Shop you can also have the chance to taste your coffee or cappuccino in an original cup designed by artists ,as these in the picture by Daniel Buren, as having a cup of coffee is a five senses pleasure!
What a sweet memory! The scent of this ricotta – still warm – is still in my mind and in my nose.. 3 spoons to try it : two for my English friends Fiona&Adrian from london & one for me. same plate to share the same experience
Living in Tuscany I had the chance to see- & smell – how the fresh olives are going to be crushed and I can assure you that is an unforgettable experience . That precious ‘green gold’,as it has been called, stays in your nose forever reminding you the harvest period in Tuscany – October/ November. … More TUSCAN FRESH EXTRA VIRGIN OIL