Sagre (the plural form of singular 'sagra') are local fairs where you can taste the typical specialties of the area. Most of the time you will eat very well because the inhabitants of the host town prepare your food...
As Thomas Jefferson once said “The olive tree is surely the richest gift of Heaven”. Let’s start with some fundamental facts you should know. In Italy, olive oil is a lifestyle: Italians use around 12 liters per person every year! Yes, it is a lot!
Italian actress and beauty icon Sophia Loren said that spaghetti and extra virgin olive oil were her secrets to looking so radiant and young. She was not alone. Women as early as Cleopatra, perhaps the first ever beauty icon, used extra virgin olive oil to perfect their beauty routine.
According to a group of scientists (including Italian researchers from the University of Bologna), following the Mediterranean diet for twelve months can improve brain function and promote longevity. The diet also helps older people age healthily.
If you say Italia, you say amore! Why Italy is number one for love, passion and romance? You could think that is about its extraordinary and millenary culture and history; or its melodious language, sweet like an old song; or the sublime natural sceneries and panoramas, enchanting like a postcard. Well, for us the secret is…food!
Magnifico Food - Italy Out of the Box
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