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Truffles and Truffle Hunts in Marche, Italy - About - News & Issues

Truffles and Truffle Hunts in Marche, Italy - About - News & Issues | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
Truffles and Truffle Hunts in Marche, ItalyAbout - News & IssuesThe southern part of the region near Fermo and Ascoli Piceno is known for its black truffles, found mainly in winter.
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Excellence in Marche (Italy) - pair your truffle with Marche Wine

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Idea weekend, i profumi delle Marche - - ANSA.it

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Idea weekend, i profumi delle Marche, Dall'oliva al tartufo: i sapori di stagione sono protagonisti dei fine settimana di novembre, Nelle Marche in questo periodo l'aria è intrisa dei profumi di bosco.
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Villa giardino Buonaccorsi: Now You Can Live Here!!!

Villa giardino Buonaccorsi: Now You Can Live Here!!! | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

Potenza Picena, in the heart of central Italy, in the province of Le Marche — one of the most peaceful, beautiful, and undisturbed regions on the peninsula, and perhaps the nation's best-kept secret — lies a hidden jewel: the nearly 6 hectare Renaissance estate known as Villa Buonaccorsi.
The exclusive property of the family of the Counts of the Buonaccorsi from 1582 until 1969, the walled estate, perched high on a hilltop surrounded by exquisite horizons and rolling green hills studded with walled towns and valleys sloping gently toward the nearby Adriatic coastline, has retained not only its original character but, perhaps as importantly, its full architectural and botanical splendor and function.
The 8,000 sq. m. five-tiered garden is one of the finest examples, stilt extant and fully functional, of the magnificentfy landscaped classic Italian garden, replete with greenhouse, statues, grottos, and unusual water displays. In the adjacent private woods, once used for bird-snaring, are rustic foot bridges over a stocked fish pond, charming clearings with stone benches for tete-a-tetes, and the thick, high-tree vegetation typical of the region.
The buildings on the property, from the graceful Villa to the stables, private chapel, servants' quarters, garages, workshops, and the garden's puppet theater and greenhouse comprise an outstanding example of the self-sufficiency of Italian country estate life.
The property, a small, autonomous village in itself, boasts an olive oil press, large kitchens with bakeries and ovens, granaries, warehouses, carpentry and other craft workshops, garages, and more. The private main road leading from a gate off the State highway to the villa extends as a service road around the inner circumference of the estate walls. All areas, levels and buildings are interconnected by a varied network of paths, stone steps, and secondary roads.

 

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Farmhouses in Le Marche are back in favour | Małe Przyjemności

It seems that affairs and abating farmhouses and country houses is aback in faddy in the Le Marche acreage bazaar this summer. I accept to accept that I anticipation UK buyers had bare this accurate breadth in favour of apartments and apple ...
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World's First Gelato Museum Opens in Italy

World's First Gelato Museum Opens in Italy | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
This new museum is a strong contender for our favorite, despite the fact that we haven't been yet. Just outside of Bologna, the world's first gelato museum (finally) opened last week.
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Amandola: Diamanti a tavola e tanto altro

Amandola: Diamanti a tavola e tanto altro | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
Lo scorso week end sono stata invitata insieme ad altre due blogger (Nadia e Claudia) ad un’anteprima della manifestazione di Amandola “Diamanti a tavola”. Non immaginatevi pietre...
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Le Marche Wine on snooth.com

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Discover Marche wines the wine-lover's way. Explore its unique characteristics through reviews, discussions, and one of the largest inventories of wine from Marche.

 

The Marche (or Marches) is a region in central Italy’s eastern coast, or in the middle of the back of the “boot” on the Adriatic Sea. The rivers that run through it are the Metauro, Potenza, Tronto and Nera. There are a diverse number of microclimates thanks to the rolling hills off the Adriatic Coast and the Apennines Mountains, the rivers and the lowland areas. This affords wine-makers many choices between cool and warm climate grape growing conditions.

Civilization and wine culture has been in the region since ancient times, starting with the Greeks, through the Etruscans, Romans, Byzantines and Lombards. In the 8th century, the Franks, including Charlemagne, began annexing the Marches to the papacy. This resulted in a heated land dispute between the Vatican and the ruling emperors, who attempted to retain portions of it as “fiefs,” which were controlled by various nobility. In the 10th century, the name “Marches,” which means Read more »

 


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Mushroom Hunting in the Hills of Le Marche + 3 Fall Funghi Recipes

Mushroom Hunting in the Hills of Le Marche + 3 Fall Funghi Recipes | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

A favorite fall pastime in Le Marche is mushroom hunting! It' a peaceful way to explore the woods and forest floor while foraging for dinner! This years conditions have been ideal for funghi and we have brought home kilos of porcini, russola, biette and even huge portabello mushrooms! Our resident expert on everything, Dott. Gaggi leads the way, off the trail, passing over the toxic breeds and directing us to exactly where the delicious edibles can be found. After a long walk in the woods, we return for an aperitivo and reinspect our baskets of booty! So, what to do with these fragrent plump mushrooms? Eat them!


Favorite Fall Mushroom Recipes:

Tagliatelle con Porcini - Fresh Pasta with Wild Mushrooms Risotto with Porcini or Wild Mushrooms Lasagna in Bianco with Porcini, Sausage & Truffles
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Powerslide – 2012 Worlds VideoLog 5 – Men 300m Finals | Internet ...

Powerslide – 2012 Worlds VideoLog 5 – Men 300m Finals | Internet ... | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
Update 5 from the 2012 world championships in Ascoli Piceno / San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy. Men 300m Finals on the track. Live comments by Matthias Knoll, Scott Arlidge & Kalon Dobbin. See on vimeo.com ...
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Restaurant combats crisis with barter deal for customers - ANSA English - ANSA.it

Restaurant combats crisis with barter deal for customers - ANSA English - ANSA.it | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
Restaurant combats crisis with barter deal for customers, Vegetables, fruit and salami in exchange for a Tuscan meal, , English News, Ansa...
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Make Your Own Mushroom Expedition in Marche

Make Your Own Mushroom Expedition in Marche | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
Hunt for funghi yourself, with the help of local experts...You may not personally know any mushroom-hunting champions like Tonti Agostina. But you can still experience the adventure yourself with overnight excursions in the Marche ranging from a f...
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Guided tour of the Romanesque churches in Ascoli Piceno - Bed ...

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The Battistero, Piazza Aringa, Ascoli Piceno. Every afternoon at 5pm during the summer months, the diocese of Ascoli Piceno has a guided tour of six of its Romanesque churches, including the Battistero.
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Montefalco: the Olive Oil Alchemy | Oil | ITALY Magazine

Montefalco: the Olive Oil Alchemy | Oil | ITALY Magazine | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
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Alchemy and extra virgin olive oil just so go together. The sacred serum has not only been used to anoint leaders in history, but the affordable star potion has been hailed as a modern day preventative for cancer.

Galen, an ancient Roman physician and surgeon, is credited with using olive oil in the 2nd century AD as a moisturizer. No wonder Homer called it liquid gold.Roman women used olive oil to treat their hair and skin. It was used as an exfoliater, and for moisturizing after the sun. To heal dry brittle nails, and to make the skin shine. They were aware of its many beneficial qualities, both for our skin and for the body. It was even used as fuel for oil lamps, and a pre-fight application to protect the skin from blows. ‘Ornatrices' (Roman slave hairdressers) had a handy little jar of olive oil with them at all times when in the streets, to touch up the decorative hairstyles of their mistresses. Egyptians, Greeks, Phoenicians and Romans all deemed it handy for bathing, make up, and of course, cooking.

Since ancient times, the symbol of the olive branch has been used as a peace symbol. The olive tree is known as the 'immortal tree', and is native to the Holy Land. Is there something magical, sacred about olio di oliva? Well, Doctors, Cosmetologists, and Agronomists alike, acknowledge its benefits.

Olive oil has really branched out! And Italy alone produces over 500'000 tonnes of olive oil each year. Galen considered Sabine olive oil the best, and Sabina is home to a listed olive tree dating back 2,500 years. Not only that, it holds that all important seal of approval from the EU. Most of the top quality extra-virgin olive oils have the DOP (Denominazione d'Origine Protetta) label on the bottle, which indicates food produced with high quality requirements. This herbaceous wonder is bottled and sold the world over.

Montefalco, an Umbrian hilltop village, hidden little gem, and no stranger to holding olive oil festivals, was one place I recently visited with the motive of sampling some of the finest olive oils in the world. Popping into a mysterious looking restaurant known as ‘The Alchemist’, for a dowsing of the golden stuff. Set in one of the finest Italian piazzas, an olive oil tasting session commenced.

As we smelt our little samples of olive oil, I was hypnotized by their peppery scent and in awe of the varying colours and consistencies. Enquiring as to where the restaurant got it’s name from, the owner gestured, "because we make magic, alchemy". Cooking is alchemy, and Olive oil is an essential ingredient for cooking. So the oil is alchemy.

Staying as a guest at the Palazzo Bondatosi Spa (a member of the Mr and Mr’s Smith Boutique Hotel Collection). A ten bedroom, fresco adorned, Cardinals palace, with three suites and an underground spa, complete with salt water and fit for a Queen. I couldn't help but think back to Roman times, and admit, that after my swim I adorned my body in olive oil, just like the Romans did. 'Tis is the season to hail liquid gold', for it never gets old. Ole Olea! Oh gosh, I fancy another bottle!
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Ascoli è “Città europea dello sport” 2014. Castelli e Brugni: “Grande risultato” « Piceno Oggi

Ascoli è “Città europea dello sport” 2014. Castelli e Brugni: “Grande risultato” « Piceno Oggi | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
L'informazione di Ascoli e del Piceno...
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Tender chocolate nougat - Abruzzo's Secret Escapes!

Tender chocolate nougat - Abruzzo's Secret Escapes! | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
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La Tavola Marche: How to Tour Italy Radio Show Interview

La Tavola Marche: How to Tour Italy Radio Show Interview | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
It was on The How to Tour Italy Radio show and all about this beautiful region of Le Marche and recent fall festivals. The program is a dedicated resource where you can meet the people that will make your next trip to Italy ...
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Comune di Monte Urano (FM) - Notizie, Comunicati, Manifestazioni ed Eventi

Comune di Monte Urano (FM) - Notizie, Comunicati, Manifestazioni ed Eventi | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
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Bus Timetables of Le Marche Region

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Bus timetables of Le Marche. Click on the map to search for the Bus Timetables in the 5 different provinces of the Marche region wich you are interested. Then select the town, and then the bus company you want to travel with. You will be redirected to get your updated results.

 


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Italy National anthem Italian & English lyrics

" Fratelli d italia" Il Canto degli Italiani (The Chant of the Italians) is the Italian national anthem. It is best known among Italians as L'Inno di Mameli ...

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Federico Barocci - from Le Marche the painter who foreshadowed the Baroque

Federico Barocci - from Le Marche the painter who foreshadowed the Baroque | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

Federico Barocci (c. 1526, Urbino – 1612, Urbino) was an Italian Renaissance painter and printmaker. His original name was Federico Fiori, and he was nicknamed Il Baroccio, which still in northwestern Italian dialects means a two wheel cart drawn by oxen. His work was highly esteemed and influential, and foreshadows the Baroque of Rubens.

He was born at Urbino, Duchy of Urbino, and received his earliest apprenticeship with his father, Ambrogio Barocci, a sculptor of some local eminence. He was then apprenticed with the painter Battista Franco in Urbino. He accompanied his uncle, Bartolomeo Genga to Pesaro, then in 1548 to Rome, where he was worked in the pre-eminent studio of the day, that of the Mannerist painters, Taddeo and Federico Zuccari...

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5 Reasons to Love the Fall in Italy and in Le Marche | Internet ...

5 Reasons to Love the Fall in Italy and in Le Marche | Internet ... | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
Why we love Italy in the autumn, especially late September, October and November, from the lower prices and crowds to the beautiful weather in Italy!Thinking of.
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Suasa in Le Marche, central Italy | Internet Billboards

Suasa in Le Marche, central Italy | Internet Billboards | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
Suasa has a story to tell – a story of conquest and dispossession, of the rise and fall of a civilisation, and of people living out their daily lives.
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Le iniziative della Regione Marche contro l’abbandono degli animali

Le iniziative della Regione Marche contro l’abbandono degli animali | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
L’assessorato regionale all’Ambiente mette in campo due progetti per tutelare gli animali d’affezione dal rischio

If you have pets and live in Le Marche, you may be interested in this new scheme.
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4 atleti Marche a Paralimpiadi Londra - Marche - ANSA.it

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4 atleti Marche a Paralimpiadi Londra, Comitato paralimpico regionale,orgogliosi di loro, , 01.
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