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A cultural and spiritual journey in the olive groves

In Spain, local governments have shifted the focus from mere production of olives and olive oil, concentrating efforts on the conservation of the natural and historic landscape

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Antonio G. Lauro

Onion's soul

Even an onion has got a soul. And if you don’t believe so, read these beautiful words that Mrs. Erica Jong - american novelist, poet and essayist - wrote in her book Fruit and Vegetables

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A hymn to the olive trees of the Garda Lake

In Italy, around the lake greatly praised by Goethe, there is an evocative and charming rural landscape. Even the poet and man of action Gabriele d’Annunzio, on the Italian masters of the twentieth century, eulogized it

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In the vineyard and the cellar everything will always be the same

A concert of yeasts, sugars and carbon oxide. In the following, the
pleasure of grape harvesting in a story by Nicoletta Bocca. It is a
short moment of fullness

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The Grande Bouffe

A curious episode of the life of the Thomas Aquinas, at dinner at the court of Saint Louis king of France

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Can the nutritious food be also good?

Diet reveals the distinctive characters of a culture. Here is an anecdotes by the world famous Fosco Maraini, Italian writer, anthropologist and orientalist. He passed in 2004 in Florence, the same city where he was born in 1912

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The swimmer’s breast

There was a big prize and a golden medal for who was able to swim across a large sea range. A woman was noted over the others; for the big breast she displayed!

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How is the wine this year?

Alessandro Tamburini brings us in Italy, in the Maremma Toscana, in the area of the Morellino di Scansano wine, with a movingly story called “my mother’s wine”

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Wine? It is one of my inspiration sources

Here are the confessions of the great ‘pataphysic painter Enrico Baj. This testimony was collected by the most well-known wine shopper of Italy, Giovanni Longo

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We are slaves of the potato. Where will this bring us?

There are few that dislike and distrust the potato. A comment by the “Unknown Philosopher” Guido Ceronetti, from his Insects without borders

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Oh, the mellow oil of our presses

An intense and nostalgic composition of the Italian writer Giovanni Boine with his memories from his youngness in Liguria

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A too small penis? Rub it with oil

The Perfumed Garden for the entertainment of the spirit of Sheikh Nefzaoui makes full light on the Eastern erotic world, with many surprises

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Hoe, sickle, and spade? Perfectly polished

Don’t miss Mo Yan’s engaging prose. His fiction presents the rural world in all its spontaneity and bare truth

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Men are less and less virile

We don’t need always-erect males, but sensitive, brave and understanding people, as Guido Ceronetti says

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You need to eat meat, my son

Luckily you have a family that can afford it. A funny story by Gianrico Carofiglio

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Stories and misadventures of a farmer would-be doctor

An exhilarating story by Ermanno Cavazzoni, from Vite brevi di idioti. The protagonist is Gallinari Sauro, a farmer that thinks to be naturally talented for curing people

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I like my body when it is with your

Edward E. Cummings: i like what it does, i like its hows. I like to feel the spine of your body and its bones, and the trembling-firm-smooth nees and which i will

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The farmers changed so much…

Some considerations about the nowadays countryside by Giovanni Mosca, a great Italian writer and journalist

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