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Portrait of an artisan :: Master ébéniste Antonio Palmerio

His longing for knowledge and books has made him proficient in many subjects, chemistry, architecture, art, literature. When he retired, he could combine all his passions together into woodworking... Read more: Made in Italy :: Zì Tunine, wikipedia man on Appetibilis | Saperi e Sapori del Territorio

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Sweet notes from Abruzzo :: The “Pasticciotto” Ladies

The main ingredients for pasticciotto are short crust pastry and a filling of almonds, lemon peel and sugar syrup. The making of the pasticciotto is a feast of its own, ladies gather around a long table and spend time telling stories, updating each other and... The post was first published on Appetibilis | Saperi e … Continue reading Sweet notes from Abruzzo :: The “Pasticciotto” Ladies

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Venea, a family story of wine and “spirito abruzzese”

The English Idiom “good things come in small packages” translates the Italian “nella botte piccola c’è il vino buono” (small casks carry top-quality wine). If this holds true for “things” in general, it should be truer for wineries... Read more: Italian Flavours :: In Vino… Venea via appetibilis.net This post was first published on Appetibilis … Continue reading Venea, a family story of wine and “spirito abruzzese”

Closeup :: Meet Nino e Concetta from “Contrada Rigatelle” Atessa

Nino's portrait
Nino’s portrait

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image-42.jpeg“L’agricoltura è alla base della coltura” Maurice Béjart
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É NNUULE… di Giuseppe Zulli Marcucci
Aveva jè”n campagne pi la tresche:
avè’ ggià priparate li starille,
sacchette, culazione, minzanille
e na bbella quartane d’acqua fresche.
[…]

É NUVOLO
Doveva andare in campagna per la trebbiatura: / aveva già preparato i cestelli / i sacchi, la colazione, le salviette / e una bella “quartana”(*) d’acqua fresca.
(*) orciolo

|“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.” ~Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution |

~ Atessa is a town in Abruzzo, Italy, administratively part of the Province of Chieti.
~ Discover Italy: Abruzzo – The Province of Chieti is also called the Teatine Province, from the ancient name of the city “Teate”…

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