The Paradiso Fig

In the distant past it was a common belief that East of Asia Eden could be found. Countless merchant ships relentlessly searched for a place, a compass point, a tangible position on a map where Paradise lost could be rediscovered. The biblical location of Eden may have pointed to the East but the gastronomic location … Continue reading The Paradiso Fig


Grounded in History

If you've traveled in Italy you've probably walked on thousands of stone pavements and roadways covered in cobblestones with little regard for their importance. Yet like everything in Italy they do have a history especially the bevelled stones of black basalt, the sampietrini that line the streets of Rome. After recurring carriage accidents due to the … Continue reading Grounded in History