One of the positive things about publishing and promoting books in Italy is being invited to unusual venues and exploring nearby towns.
|one of several restaurants in Eataly|
|Alessandra producer of olive oil in Bassano in Teverina (VT)|
|modern, functional super food store|
|wine and oil sectors|
|all this attention for the amatriciana pasta|
After the press conference presented by TV personality Maria Concetta Mattei, cook Antonella Colonna whipped up his version of bucatini all’amatriciana and exchanged cookbooks with Fulvio.
|Monte Soratte and new construction|
Yesterday instead we traveled east 40 kms from home to present Fulvio’s “Olio e Ricordi in Cucina” at the Libroteca bookshop in Civita Castellana.
Since there was a half hour before the official event, there was time to explore the city’s Duomo famous for its Cosmatesque pavement and crypt.
|Duomo, Civita Castellana|
|Roman bits adorn the facade|
|each of the columns has a different capital|
After the book presentation, carefully set up by the bookshop owner, Tusciagnam organized a wine tasting with a sommellier and nibbles.
|in Mastro Cencio's cavelike workshop|
No one should stop in Civita Castellana without visiting the ceramics workshop of Mastro Cencio, and the 16th century fortress where the museum is located.
|and traditional ceramics|
|Fortress of Sangallo|