The hazelnuts for the spouses

Have you already taken the plane to attend the wedding of Maria and Peppe? Rosario awaits you in Piazza Corte Dei Santi with all the bride and groom’s friends to prepare a surprise party based on the ancient traditions of Sieti.
We will prepare hazelnut necklaces, desserts and savory dishes with hazelnuts, proverbs and traditional songs as it has been done for centuries.

Don’t miss it, because Rosario also counts on your help! He will be waiting for you at the Borgo di Sieti Café.

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Cetara’s new bluefin tuna chefs

Cetara is famous for the fishing of bluefin tuna. A precious fish that is particularly enhanced by local cuisine. The restaurateurs of the village wish to give continuity to this important tradition and have charged Angela to organize the formation of a brigade of new tuna chefs.

Do you also want to wear the chef’s hat of Cetara tuna?
Bid for the new brigade! We will take you on a journey into the world of bluefin tuna from the port to the San Pietro restaurant!

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From the Saracens to the Turks: the pirates of Cetara

The Mayor of Cetara dreams to enhance the medieval origin of the city, dotted with many episodes of invasion. From the Saracens of the 9th century to the Turks of the 16th century, 600 years of history whose traces are still found in Cetara. Peppe is therefore in charge of finding a group of citizens of Cetara to accomplish this rediscovery of local roots. It is a matter of rereading and recovering the memories that still remain alive among the citizens of Cetara.

I’ll meet you down at the Marina before climbing up to Torre Vicereale.
Be on time because there is a lot of work to do!

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A km0 day with chef Pasquale

Cetara is one of the main Italian villages where the restaurants work strictly at Km 0. Terra Protetta, an association representing local farmers and fishermen, thinks that the time has come to make known the reasons for this primacy to those who appreciate the value of sustainability and authenticity. Paola has the task of involving a group of promoters of the association to document the working day of Chef Pasquale and reveal the secrets of local Km 0 productions.

If you are part of the Promoters group, please be on time in Piazza Convento tomorrow.
Take your smartphone with you!

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Ragalna: City of the flavors and colors of Etna

The village of Ragalna, located at the foot of Etna, is unfortunately depopulating and the municipality is considering selling the houses for 1 euro to attract new inhabitants as it already happens in other parts of Italy.
The Ragalnesi are happy that the village can return to life, but they fear they could lose the historical and cultural roots of their territory. For this reason, only those who have successfully passed the examination at the end of the masterclass of acculturation in the Etnean village can become citizens of Ragalna.
And you? Are you ready for your new life in Sicily? Marina is waiting to help you take on this challenge!… Read More

Potions, talismans and fabulous plants of Sauris

It seems that the inhabitants of Sauris enjoy longevity higher than the national average and that the secret of this longevity is kept in the use of ancient talismans and potions that the Saurians derive from particular plants cultivated in the ancient gardens of the village. The editor of the magazine “QB” wants to go deep and asked Renzo to put together a research group to discover the details of the secret kept by the Saurians and then disclose the discovery for the benefit of the whole world.

For this enterprise, Renzo gave an appointment to the researchers at the ethnographic museum and it is recommended to bring a smartphone to collect the photo material, videos, and interviews.

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Celebrate the arrival of King Umberto I in Lecce among shops, palaces and banquets

In 1889, King Umberto I and Prime Minister Francesco Crispi came to Lecce to inaugurate some important monuments. To celebrate the memory of this historic event, the Associazione Dimore Storiche Italiane asked Fabio to put together a group of passionate volunteers to coordinate the production of an article and the preparation of a commemorative aperitif.
Fabio is waiting for you in Piazza Carducci, bring all your motivation together with lots of curiosity and creativity.

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Deep in the green heart of the Italian Riviera

The Tigullio section of Italia Nostra commissioned Antonella and her environmental friends to produce the material for a documentary about the culture of the hill of Lavagna to promote the green culture and eco-sustainability of this territory.

Do you want to be part of the group that will highlight the eco-sustainable qualities of Tigullio?
Come with your smartphone and with all your curiosity to interview the locals and capture a landscape that dates back to more than 1000 years ago.

Vuoi far parte del gruppo che metterà in luce le qualità ecosostenibili del Tigullio?
Vieni con il tuo smartphone e con tutta la tua curiosità a intervistare i locali e immortalare un paesaggio che risale a più di 1000 anni fa.

Se ti intendi di fantasmi e non temi il mistero, Ilaria ti aspetta domani al tramonto davanti al castello, mi raccomando arriva puntuale perché sembra che il fantasma non aspetti!
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Favara, cook eat and explore!

Farm Cultural Park is a Contemporary Art Museum that has given great prestige to the small medieval village of Favara and has now decided to take on the challenge of communicating local food traditions in a modern way. Annalisa Pompeo, a well-known Sicilian food and wine blogger, is ready to coordinate the groups who will take action to rediscover the ancient cuisine of Favara passing from house to house.

Looking forward to being part of this special crew? Then do not miss the next adventure where Annalisa intends to discover with you the secret recipe of the Easter Lamb, a typical dessert of Favara.

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1818: the Fratta Carbonara and the bread crisis

1818, Fratta Polesine. The Austrian police set up checkpoints in the city streets to obstruct the supply of food to the citizens, so Enrico, the great Carbonaro master of Fratta, is recruiting the most daring to overcome the roadblocks and deliver the precious foodstuffs to the population.
So, it’s your time, join the Carbonari! Enrico is waiting for you in the shadow of the old mill to organize the uprising.… Read More

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