If I had to choose which is the lake that in my opinion is the most romantic, I would definitely say Lake Orta. Probably the smallest of the so-called “lake district”, Orta Lake covers an area of 18 Km2 which is quite an extent for a low Alps lake.
My latest bike tour of Turin took me to the edges of the municipality, just before heading to the Hunting Lodge of Stupinigi. In fact if you take a left before entering the long boulevard taking to the facade of Stupinigi, the bike lane takes you to another very beutiful place, often neglected and forgotten, even by the locals, which also is not included into any city tour I am aware of: The Mausoleum of the Beautiful Rose (la bela Rusin).
Amaretto is simply "Amaretto". It's an almond based preparation, which also includes some egg whites and grinded apricot bone that gives a light bitter taste to the biscuit (amaro in Italian mean "bitter"). Amaretto is probably the most beloved italian biscuit. I know nobody who didn't like it, either italian of foreigner.
Have you ever wondered why Risotto is one of the most iconic Italian recipes? First of all Risotto is mostly a concept rather than a recipe. It’s a cooking technique and that is why you can make it in a million different ways, some of which are “standards”, you might say, while some others are fully open to your creativity.
There are several reasons to include Torino in your bucket list and, as per every other big European cities, it would take me very long to list them all. Therefore I decided to pick the attractions that, from my point of view, are the best ones to stimulate your decision
I like to share with you some pictures I took in these past few days. Fortunately the weather in Italy is very good in these days, the sky is as blue as can be, the sun shines and warms up pleasantly and strolling around is one of those simple pleasures I always underestimated.
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.