the 12th annual festival of mushrooms, chestnuts and truffles at Castiglione di Garfagnana.
The Italian swing band, The Aristodemos left their home town of Barga and instead moved further up the valley and made themselves heard inside the walls of another medieval walled town – this time Castiglione di Garfagnana. They were there for the Autumn festival now in its twelfth year with the emphasis strongly on the palate […]
The OXO collection gallery in Barga Vecchia is it not just simply a series of wall spaces for completed work but is also promoting new work which will be exhibited outside of the gallery.
Part of the gallery space has now been turned over to a series of artist in residence who can experiment and produce work firmly in the public eye thanks to the position of the gallery in the main piazza in Barga Vecchia. The first artist in residence was Fabrizio Da Prato who prepared work which […]
The unmistakable smell of wood smoke is once again in the air as dusk arrives and the temperature starts to fall.
So the summer is over and the autumn is upon us and what better time to light the fire and starting cooking one of the classic dishes of this area – the mondine – roast chestnuts So just what are Mondine ? Mondine are made by roasting chestnuts in a special steel pan, shaped like […]