Monza, which need only the name of town

Monza is located north of Milan, somewhat considered an extension of it, is actually the center of Brianza: an ancient and noble village mentioned in the Promessi Sposi as the birthplace of the famous Gertrude the nun of Monza.The focal points are Piazza Roma where the Duomo stands and Piazza Berengario where there is the …

THE ORIGIN OF TORTELLINI

While waiting for the paternity of the tortellini to be re-established in the Romagna region with a PDO (Protected Designation of Origin), the legend tells that having stopped a noblewoman in Castelfranco di Romagna and having, hidden, the innkeeper admired her features, he wanted to reproduce her elegant navel. As the Secchia recalls “Imitating Venus …