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La Festa di San Giuseppe

Today is Father's Day in Italy, well almost, it's the Festa di San Giuseppe – St. Joseph's Day. Traditionally in this area the fathers get to eat frittelle di riso- fried rice fritters and maybe polenta made with chestnut flour, castagnaccio -a cake made from chestnuts or even if they are lucky, necci con ricotta […]

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Funeral of Liliana Continuati

Sad news in Barga this week with the death of Liliana Continuati in Sacco who died after a long illness aged 75 years. She leaves behind her a son and husband Sacco. Sacco is well know in Barga and on these pages. He has had his own site here for many years documenting the many […]

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