Although the concept of Mediterranean Diet is shared pretty much by every Country bordering the sea, the inclusion in the world heritage list was promoted by 4 Countries from both the north and south shore: Italy. Spain, Greece and Morocco.
In 1949 the city of Venice hosted an impressive exhibition about the late Renaissant painter Giovanni Bellini. To honour such a big personality the owner of the famous Harry’s Bar of Venice named Giuseppe Cipriani, created a new cocktail aiming at reproducing the sweet pastel shades of the painter’s palette.
Don't let the lockdown discourage you from traveling. Although there will be some restrictions and limitation in the near future, this current crisis won't last forever.
Todays' recipe comes from Israel and it is as simple as can be, but it's a must for all those visiting the Holy Land
When I travel to South America I find “empanadas” everywhere, from Uruguay to Chile, Argentina, Bolivia…pretty much all the Spanish speaking countries.
The Italian Cusine is extraordinaire. Based on local products, each region and even each city or village has its own traditional recipe thus making the so-called “Mediterranean diet” listed among the UNESCO intangible world Heritage.
Apulia, the heel of Italy touched by two seas, is becoming increasingly popular among travelers, for the combination of weather, nature, sea, history, art, and – of course – food and wine. Many foreign dominations have left their traces here through the centuries, from the Greek to the Byzantine, to the Spanish and the French; these traces are still alive in the local culture, in the peculiar architectural styles, in the Apulian dialects, and also in the culinary traditions.