There are frescoed houses on both sides of the Alps, but few cities have more painted houses than Pordenone in Friuli Venezia Giulia.
Panzerotti with spinach is an alternative version of the savoury filled pastries popular at Italian stuzzicherie.
One of the privileges of being in Italy is the availability of delicacies that cost a fortune in most other countries.
Bacon wrapped dates make the best finger food. Sweet, salt and crunchy and easy to prepare in large quantities.
My local Puglian bakery sells slices of freshly made focaccia with olives and onions. And it is hard to imagine a better “sandwich”.