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A Taste of the Good Life

the good life

A Good Life is when you assume nothing, do more, need less, smile often, dream big, laugh a lot and realize how lucky you are!   Oh the Good Life Having lived now in our beautiful Valley for three years I have started to take the Good Life for granted. Most of our fruit and […] Read More

This year we (I mean Sam) made our own salami with our friends here in the Borgata. We have done this once before but this time Sam made a hotter Calabrese salami rather than the milder Piemontese one. This is our neighbor Claudio and his son, although Sam was hard at work he was also […] Read More

Salvatore (Sam to anyone not in Italy) finished painting the walls of the Metato - Castagne (Chestnut) room... Notice the small door (top right hand corner), this is where the chestnuts would be put through onto the mesh for smoking. The walls are covered in a black tar like substance which the locals assure us […] Read More