Four Thieves Vinegar-facts and legend (EN-IT)

Marseille Vinegar or Four Thieves Vinegar (EN) Once upon a time…There was the so called “Four Thieves Vinegar” (also known as Marseille Vinegar or Marseille Remedy). It is a vinegar blend infused with medicinal herbs that was believed to have the power to protect from plague. The preparation recipe has many variations, according to various…

Quarantena – Word of the Week

Quarantena (quarantine) : Do you know that this word has an Italian origin? From quaranta, 40, the number of isolation  days applied to people or animals with infectious diseases to prevent spreading. The term quarantine actually derives from Venice. It refers to the 40 days that the Venetian Republic imposed on ships arriving in the…