In Italy Fish Fly on April 1st So Watch Your Back

Today is April Fool's Day. In Italy it is called pesce d’aprile . Yes, pesce as in fish. Seems it has something to do with the zodiac, the changing of the seasons and the constellation Pisces. In past times Genoans were known to throw fish. Today in Italy pranksters tag your back with paper cutouts of a pesciolino (small fish) shouting  L’hai  visto?—Chi?—Il …

The Last Supper – Before Da’Vinci

The discussion goes like this. "è impossibile " - There were other Last Suppers before da'Vinci! No one can deny the powerful visual presence of da' Vinci’s Last Supper, Il Cenacolo. The various depictions of Jesus and the Apostles at the Last Supper have made a masterpiece of art history and the most famous dinner of …

The Red Passion Collection – What does an Italian Sourceress Conjure up for Valentine’s Day?

What does an Italian Sourcer-ess conjure up for Valentine's Day to See and Savor Italy? Traveling in Italy, sourcing products for CosituttiMarketPlace , brings me to artisan producers and generational families who have a passion for the cultural and culinary history of regional Italian food and la bella vita . Here is a collection of …