Category: Venice


Refusing the coup-up and having more time on my hands when shopping, what great inventions do I find but these higher protein products.  Of course you can avoid them altogether to help what I call “the Covid Weight Gain”.  However, I’ve also found that recipes with lots of […]

Neptune shines again

Bagni di Lucca and Beyond The magnificent Neptune Fountain in Piazza Signoria in Florence is on full view again after being covered for restoration for 2 years. The restoration project costing €1.5 million was funded by Salvatore Ferragamo. The first public fountain in Florence, it was commissioned by Cosimo […]

Fico, Eataly World

Italy’s New CostCo? Nonna would never approve. Bagni di Lucca and Beyond Just outside Bologna, FICO is the world’s largest food park. Food from all over Italy is on display in a huge 100,000 square metre area that used to be a wholesale market in the 1980s. Helpfully, FICO […]