6 Minute Read | by Gino De Blasio Stage 13 and today we are in the region of Friuli. We are over that awkward halfway point and with the majority of sprinters leaving the Giro, we need to re-inject some passion into our race, so here goes, cheese makes you a better lover… You really need … Continue reading Stage 13 – May 20 – Palmanova – Cividale Dei Friuli – When Cheese Becomes an Aphrodisiac
You can’t fault a pastry chef for trying. It was 2013 when Dominique Ansel unleashed the Cronut, the pastry mixture of the croissant and donut. If ever there was going to be a grammatically challenging blended word, Cronut would be it’s love child. News stories spread across the globe that a small bakery in New … Continue reading Hello Frankenfoods, The Original Was You, Cronut!
Whether it was walking through the wall of the great wall of China, making the Statue of Liberty disappear or floating across the the Grand Canyon, David Copperfield’s level of showmanship was unmatched in the 80’s. The A-Team may have had the cool montages, Knightrider the car chases, Miami Vice the style icons, Magnum PI … Continue reading When Foreign Words Are Supposedly Showmanship
Palmiro Togliatti had been shot. Italy’s leading Communist leader in the post war was a crucial figure of the day to day running of a nation. Whilst parliament was heavily controlled by the Christian democrats, the working class, the ones responsible for the re-birth of Italy were anything but. The country was economically desolate and … Continue reading When Bartali saved Italy… and cucina povera was born