Top Trends of the Year – Favours

Top Trends of the Year – Favours

The new trend on table decoration is to add an authentic Italian flavour to the wedding so a good way to have guests take back a personalised token of your wedding in Italy is to pick something local for them to take back. Think personalised bottles of local olive oil...
WHITE WEDDING

WHITE WEDDING

It was, not an Italian or a Hollywood film star but Queen Victoria the trend setter for what has now become a tradition in terms of wedding in the modern era. In 1840 she married prince Albert wearing a white court dress. Until then brides had worn heavy brocaded gown...
APERITIVO

APERITIVO

The aperitivo dates back to Roman time with the mulsum, an alcoholic drink which consisted in mixing wine and honey together. The mulsum was served with several starters before the meal. So, no surprise if in modern times aperitivo is purely an Italian trend that has...
CHEESE DELIGHT – PECORINO

CHEESE DELIGHT – PECORINO

Pecorino remained a predominantly Roman delight up until 1884 when the local administration  banned the salting of cheeses and introduced heavy tax on salt. This is when pecorino production moved to the island of Sardinia where it flourished until the end of WWII....
Why leave them at home ?

Why leave them at home ?

Why leave them at home ? Having a wedding in Tuscany often put bride and groom in front of a dilemma. Besides their friends and relatives, should they extend invitation to chidren too? I would say, YES ! Most people take the opportunity of being guests to a wedding...