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Rome, Villa Farnesina, Loggia of Cupid and Psyche: view of the vault with the Marriage of Cupid and Psyche, the symbolic culmination of the entire cycle.Fresco by Giovan Francesco Penni on a Raphael's draft  (1517-18).

Rome, Villa Farnesina, Loggia of Cupid and Psyche: view of t...

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Rome, Villa Farnesina, Loggia of Cupid and Psyche: view of the vault with the Council of the Gods, where the unjustly persecuted girl is finally received by the gods with divine complacence.Fresco by Giovan Francesco Penni on a Raphael's draft  (1517-18).

Rome, Villa Farnesina, Loggia of Cupid and Psyche: view of t...

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Rome, Villa Farnesina, Loggia of Cupid and Psyche: view of the vault.In the centre, two fictive tapestries include the concluding scenes: the splendid Council of the Gods, where the unjustly persecuted girl is finally received by the gods with divine complacence, and the Marriage of Cupid and Psyche, the symbolic culmination of the entire cycle.The Loggia takes its name from the decoration frescoed on the vault by Raphael and his workshop in 1517-18. The frescos represent episodes from the fable of Psyche, narrated in Apuleiu’s Golden Ass, which had already been used in the fifteenth century for nuptial imagery.To give the space a festive and theatrical feel to it, Raphael also transformed the vault of the Loggia into a pergola, adorned with magnificent hanging festoons, as though the greenery of the gardens had invaded the Villa itself. However, although the general layout of the cycle and planning of the individual scenes and figures are attributed to the intuitive genius of Raphael (proven by a number of autographic sketches), the actu

Rome, Villa Farnesina, Loggia of Cupid and Psyche: view of t...

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Fontanellato, Labirinto della Masone, by Franco Maria Ricci, la Bottega (shop of typical products): ham and culatello.

Fontanellato, Labirinto della Masone, by Franco Maria Ricci,...

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Fontanellato, Labirinto della Masone, by Franco Maria Ricci, la Bottega (shop of typical products): salami.

Fontanellato, Labirinto della Masone, by Franco Maria Ricci,...

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Fontanellato, Labirinto della Masone, by Franco Maria Ricci, la Bottega (shop of typical products): ham and culatello.

Fontanellato, Labirinto della Masone, by Franco Maria Ricci,...

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Fontanellato, Labirinto della Masone, by Franco Maria Ricci: la Bottega (shop of typical products).

Fontanellato, Labirinto della Masone, by Franco Maria Ricci:...

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 Siena, the Restaurant "Gallo Nero", dessert: "scomposta" with pear and ricotta cheese.

Siena, the Restaurant "Gallo Nero", dessert: "scomposta" wi...

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 Siena, the Restaurant "Gallo Nero", Medieval recipe: a big raviolo made with ricotta cheese and needle sautéed with butter and truffle.

Siena, the Restaurant "Gallo Nero", Medieval recipe: a big...

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  Scallops au gratin with porcino mushrooms.

Scallops au gratin with porcino mushrooms.

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  Padua, Piazza delle Erbe: different kinds of rice sold at one of the market stands.

Padua, Piazza delle Erbe: different kinds of rice sold at...

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  Padua, Piazza delle Erbe: fruit and vegetables (artichokes, asparagus, etc) sold at one of the market stands.

Padua, Piazza delle Erbe: fruit and vegetables (artichokes...

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  Padua, piazza delle Frutta or dei Frutti, corridor of the food market: the stall of Borsetto Delicatessen.

Padua, piazza delle Frutta or dei Frutti, corridor of the...

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 Piombino Archaelogical Museum, mosaic depicting a marine scene with fish, crustaceans, shells, octopus (II century b.C.) and a shipwreck found in the Logge area in the archeological site of Populonia: detail with fish and shell.

Piombino Archaelogical Museum, mosaic depicting a marine sc...

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 Restaurant La Rocchetta: amberjack with potatoes.

Restaurant La Rocchetta: amberjack with potatoes.

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 Restaurant La Rocchetta, seafood appetizer: detail of shrimp with mayonnaise.

Restaurant La Rocchetta, seafood appetizer: detail of shrim...

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 Restaurant La Rocchetta: seafood appetizer.

Restaurant La Rocchetta: seafood appetizer.

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 Restaurant La Rocchetta: seafood appetizer.

Restaurant La Rocchetta: seafood appetizer.

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 Poggio all'Agnello Country Residential Resort, Restaurant Cascina del Poggio: variety of fried fish (squids and shrimps) and vegetables.

Poggio all'Agnello Country Residential Resort, Restaurant C...

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 Radda in Chianti, Restaurant "La Botte di Bacco": "tagliata" (slices of beef meat served with artichokes.

Radda in Chianti, Restaurant "La Botte di Bacco": "tagliata...

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 Radda in Chianti, Restaurant "La Botte di Bacco":  home made tagliatelle (a kind of pasta).

Radda in Chianti, Restaurant "La Botte di Bacco": home mad...

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 Radda in Chianti, Restaurant "La Botte di Bacco": the cook Flavio D'Auria shows his carpaccio steak tartare.

Radda in Chianti, Restaurant "La Botte di Bacco": the cook...

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 Radda in Chianti, Casa Porciatti (Chianti food and wine specialities): some typical cold cuts of the area (finocchiona, salami, buristo, rigatino, sausages).

Radda in Chianti, Casa Porciatti (Chianti food and wine spe...

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 Radda in Chianti, Casa Porciatti (Chianti food and wine specialities): Francesco Porciatti shows some typical cold cuts of the area (finocchiona and salami).

Radda in Chianti, Casa Porciatti (Chianti food and wine spe...

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 Radda in Chianti, Casa Porciatti (Chianti food and wine specialities): the owner Luciano Porciatti shows finocchinaa, a  typical cold cut of the area.

Radda in Chianti, Casa Porciatti (Chianti food and wine spe...

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  Isola Pescatori, Imbarcadero Restaurant: lake fried fish.

Isola Pescatori, Imbarcadero Restaurant: lake fried fish.

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  Isola Pescatori, Imbarcadero Restaurant: cold appetizers of lake fish.

Isola Pescatori, Imbarcadero Restaurant: cold appetizers o...

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  Stresa, Latteria Coppola: the owner shows a wheel of Mottarone cheese

Stresa, Latteria Coppola: the owner shows a wheel of Motta...

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Typical products: different kind of rice and rice flour made in Jolanda di Savoia (the rice capital in the area of the Po Delta).

Typical products: different kind of rice and rice flour made...

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Typical product: rice flour made in Jolanda di Savoia (the rice capital in the area of the Po Delta).

Typical product: rice flour made in Jolanda di Savoia (the r...

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  Gressoney La Trinité, Restaurant "La Capanna di Carla": appetizer with Arnad lard, brown bread, butter and chestnuts.

Gressoney La Trinité, Restaurant "La Capanna di Carla": ap...

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  Gressoney La Trinité, Restaurant "La Capanna di Carla":  some typical products from Aosta Valley such as cheese, butter, cold cuts and chestnuts.

Gressoney La Trinité, Restaurant "La Capanna di Carla": s...