Eating in Rome as Romans do since 1923 …

This time in Rome I  wanted  to visit the old ghetto near Campo  dè Fiori & just close to the nice Isola Tiberina . I had in my memory  the  deep yellow/orange  colour of the Jewish quarter I saw in a beautiful film of some years ago titled : “La finestra di fronte ” by … More Eating in Rome as Romans do since 1923 …

Sardinia island~ my ‘pills of heaven’~ Roman Pantheon granite columns come from here!

On the Northen part of Sardinia island facing the Corse coast stunning rocky shapes kissing the seaside Romans crossed the deep blue sea to extract the hard shining granite travelling by ships fighting against the strong wind and the Bonifacio’s waves making big holes to take out the best marble to create a Gods’ temple … More Sardinia island~ my ‘pills of heaven’~ Roman Pantheon granite columns come from here!

OIL-JAR FROM THE PAST

‘Orcio’ is the name in Italian for this oil-jar. These are manufactured in Tuscany, near Florence , Impruneta is the well known location for the production of this kind of ‘terraacotta’. Used by the Romans before us ,nowadays we are using inox ones less beautiful and with no story to tell. But I could still … More OIL-JAR FROM THE PAST