VALLE IMPERO, where oil flows in rivers.

VALLE IMPERO, where oil flows in rivers.

A little-known corner of Liguria, inextricably linked to an essential product of Ligurian cuisine: extra-virgin olive oil. Plus what to see, eat, where and where to sleep. Today I take you to a little-known corner of Liguria, which however is inextricably linked to an...
Cinque Terre, beyond the ordinary

Cinque Terre, beyond the ordinary

How to experience a magical place out of the mass tourism “black hole” , my favorite places plus a local recipe. My approach to the Cinque Terre is definitely that of a local. I must admit (how could one not?) that Cinque Terre are a slice of heaven. A...
Cheese focaccette from Megli

Cheese focaccette from Megli

Have you ever heard of Megli’s focaccette? Nothing to do with focaccia, the flat Ligurian bread! They are fritters, made of thin layers of  dough, stuffed with creamy melting  cheese (crescenza). For us Genoese, cheese fritters  represent the delicious...
Ligurian baked fish, my recipe

Ligurian baked fish, my recipe

A perfect Ligurian baked fish requires neither time, nor numerous ingredients, nor special skills. All you need is a fresh fish and a handful of flavors that speak of Liguria: tomatoes, olives, oregano and an excellent extra virgin olive oil like that of...