Primordial Magnolia

Primordial Magnolia. You are one of the first to announce Spring when other flowers are still lolling in the comfort of their bud. Your magnificence is on par with the magic of your fragrance. In spite of being one of the most ancient flowers known on our planet Earth, your beauty is still unaltered after almost one…

Tuber Magnatum

Tuber Magnatum. What a name for the most refined of all mushrooms?! Truffles, you are the diamonds of South European cuisine, especially French and Italian. I am writing this article in an antique apartment of Florence where  your intense flavor often escapes from some beautiful Trattoria, revealing your complex and carnal fragrant spectrum. Truffles grow underground, in the…