Francesco Zoppi

Thousand Flowers Honey

Thousand Flowers Honey

Thousand Flowers Honey

Thousand Flowers Honey

Honey known as thousand flowers honey is honey produced by bees many kinds of flowers like cherry, heather, thyme, acacia and borage  This is a very aromatic and both intense. Le Api di Valentina (Valentina’s Bees) is a beekeeping project born to recover an old abandoned vegetable garden in San Martino di Paravanico (Ceranesi) Genova. Subsequently, a new apiary was born on the hills of Granarolo, thus increasing the diversification of honey.

In the picture there is a flower of Borage (Borago officinalis) normally used to fill a kind of pasta normally cooked in Liguria named ravioli.

 

 

Caligo envelops Lighthouse of Genoa

 

Caligo envelops Lighthouse of Genoa

Caligo envelops Lighthouse of Genoa

Caligo envelops Lighthouse of Genoa

In the picture: Caligo envelops Lighthouse of Genoa, Genoa 2021

The Lighthouse of Genoa (Italian: Lanterna di Genova, or simply Lanterna), is the main lighthouse for the city’s port. Besides being an important aid to night navigation in the vicinity, the tower serves as a symbol and a landmark for the City of Genoa. Built of masonry, at 76 m (249 ft) it is the world’s fifth tallest lighthouse and the second tallest “traditional” one.[6] Between 1543 and the construction of the lighthouse on Île Vierge, France in 1902, it was the tallest lighthouse in the world. When measured as a whole with the natural rock on which it stands, as it is commonly perceived and represented, its height is 117 m (383 ft), which would make it the second tallest lighthouse in the world, the tallest in Europe, and the tallest traditional lighthouse. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lighthouse_of_Genoa)

Making Mirto Liqueur.

Making Mirto Liqueur

Making Mirto Liqueur

Making Mirto Liqueur

Making Mirto Liqueur. Where is possible to find Mirto in Genoa?!? Rising on the Camaldoli hills at 415 metres above sea level, this fort owes its name to Cardinal Armand du Plessis de Richelieu, who defended the city during the siege of 1746-47. Built in the 18th century, it was later renovated in the 19th century. (http://www.visitgenoa.it/en/richelieu-fort)

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