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.
Italy ranks n. 1 in the UNESCO world heritage list with 55 sites all across the Country, most of which are pretty famous worldwide such as Venice, Florence, Rome and the Holy See, Pompeii. Others are less known and cover aspects of my Country that are natural, historical, artistic and even industrial.
Should you decide to go to Bruxelles do not skip a visit to the Royal Museum of Fine Arts to admire live several masterpieces, including the one we post about today: David's "the death of Marat" also known as "the assassination of Marat".
Minestrone is mostly a “concept” rather than a recipe as ingredients vary a lot based on seasonality and geographical area. The final result changes quite a lot every time you make it as vegetable do not have standard sizes and your personal taste may like it with more of this and less of that, or you may include even legumes to make it more consistent and to increase its nutritional value.