Farinata: gold that doesn’t shine!

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La farinata, queen of poor yet reach in flavor cuisine Don’t call it “cecina”, nor “torta”, or “caldacalda”: there are manydishes made from chickpea flour throughout Italy, but here it is called Farinata (fainà). And here it is much more than a simple dish: in La Spezia cooking, farinata is a real landmark, a piece of […]

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The path from Levanto to Monterosso, checking out Podere Lovara and Punta Mesco

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The Levanto Monterosso path is a beautiful path that offers some of the most beautiful views in the trekking in the Cinque Terre, passing through Podere Lovara, a recently restored abandoned farmhouse and Punta Mesco, with the ancient monastery of S. Antonio. It is a stretch of the AVG5T path (ex n.1), a long path […]

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