Sunday platter

The concept of brunch is not part of the Italian culture: it is imported from the Anglo-Saxon countries.In Italy we are more attached to sweet, light breakfast, and we have difficulties to have coffee as a beverage that will last for the whole lunch… But once in a while brunch is actually a very enjoyable


Ah, la vendange! This year we had the wonderful possibility to participate to a photo vendange (thanks Marco!) with other Flickr people in Oltrepò Pavese. Oltrepò Pavese is a part of Lombardy, just south of the Po (“oltre” means beyond), lavishly filled with castles, hills, and, of course, grapes! We had the opportunity to visit