Here on the Mediterranean unexpected guests, friends and neighbours stopping by to your house just to say hi, without notice, is very common. It' s good to be prepared for this kind of situations and always have a little something in your kitchen that you can offer to your guests.
Queen Bolete is highly prized mushroom in the family Boletaceae. It's also known as Boletus Aereus, Dark Cep or Bronze Bolete.
If you live on the Mediterranean extra virgin olive oil is a must have in your kitchen. Because of it's high price I always have two types, one average for cooking and one excellent for salads and finishing touch. We use it every day and spend a lot of it, especially the first one, so …
Enjoy in butterflies flying and the inevitable sound of crickets. Never forget to look around, nature is amazing 🙂
Paulownia is a fast growing tree from Asia with large heart shaped leaves and purple flowers. It's not tipical for Mediterranean but I think it will fit perfectly in our garden and what's most important, we'll be enjoying it's shade very soon.
If you visited Istria or Dalmatia you probably noticed many dry stone walls and small stone houses. These structures are made only of natural stone, without any mortar.
When I was little my granny use to have a garden full of strawberries. Every day my sister and I were carrefully looking and searching for the red ones or sometimes even the ones that were green with just a little of red 'cause we couldn't wait for them to mature. I adore the fragance …
Mediterranean area is full of green asparagus... they are very healthy and of course delicious.
Orchids are one of the most amazing flowers in the world. I always love to receive them as a gift or to give them to somebody who has just moved to a new apartment 'cause they make such a nice detail in home decore.
Boscharin is the autochthonous Istrian cattle of firm constitution, very resistant and adapted to living conditions in this area.