Please, let’s go to Tuscany!?

“They all know the truth, that there are only three subjects worth talking about. At least here in these parts. The weather, which, as they’re farmers affects everything else. Dying and birthing, of both people and animals. And what we eat – this last item comprising what we ate the day before and what we’re planning to eat tomorrow. And all three of these major subjects encompass, in one way or another, philosophy, psychology, sociology, anthropology, the physical sciences, history, art, literature, and religion. We get around to sparring about all that counts in life but we usually do it while we’re talking about food, it being a subject inseparable from every other subject. It’s the table and the bed that count in life. And everything we do, we do so we can get back to the table, back to the bed.” – Barlozzo

From the book, Dolce e Salata (Sweet and Salty) by Marlena De Blasi.

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About Yaahooserious

I am a daughter, mother, friend, reader, blogger, and photographer, who loves sharing good wine, talk and food. Cultures, both my own and others, are of huge interest to me. People, words, history, art, traditions and food, I want to absorb it all. View all posts by Yaahooserious

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