It’s always the same story in every noble art: we know the prodigious artist, but nobody remembers the master beyond him. Niccolò Bonanni shares the same (unlucky) destiny of many important masters: he was the teacher of the famous composer Gaspare Spontini, who would once shine at the court of Napoleon. Even music experts have rarely..
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You may have realized so far how tight is the bond between Le Marche and the food. Well, besides every local sagra that you can find on every summer weekend, we also have an amazing gathering with a evocative name: Magnalonga. Magna is the dialect for eat, and longa the dialect for long. You get the gist of it. The event consists..
Shaking. Everything around you is suddenly shaking and you don’t have the time to realize what is going on. Down. Everything you owned is torn down. Months. Countless time you have to wait before gaining what you used to call “normality”. Hope. One of the few things that you still have, and on which you..
I do not want to put other regions in a bad light, but while looking for some English pages on palio in the web, I only encountered the proportion Palio : Siena. That’s not fair!! The palio tradition can be found everywhere in Italy, and not only by meaning a horse race. In fact, palio is not the..
Italy has been rewarded with so many quality brands, namely blue, green, red and orange flags, that sometimes it becomes tricky to know what’s behind those colours. To make things easier, we will talk about one of them, by presenting a village that has gained the Bandiera Arancione (Orange Flag). Orange flags are quality brands that..
It’s not the first time we mention the Queen of Legumes in Le Marche, Its Majesty Cicerchia. During Carnival, we prepared the Cicerchiata, named after It, but we have just referred to it for its shape. The Latin name is Lathyrus Sativus, but it is also known as grass pea or Indian pea. This small irregularly..