In Sauris, a splendid village in the Carnic Alps, there is a small farm that has taken up the tradition of cultivating medicinal plants to transform them into herbal teas, aromatic salts and creams, respecting the rhythm of nature. We tell you the story of Matteo and Nicole.
“Keep on sowing your seed, for you never know which will Grow … perhaps it all will.” A. Einstein
An excellent recipe against waste and, at the same time, a substantial dish of Central European origins: Gnochi de Pan from Trieste are born as a poor dish, invented to recover old bread and leftovers of sausages.
“I need to know the history of a food. I need to know where it comes from. I need to imagine the hands that have nurtured, worked and cooked what I eat.” C. Petrini
If what you need is a day out of time, welcome to the Carso land, where the seasons paint a canvas of flamboyant nuances and where a borderline story is rooted, marking every inlet of a rugged and rocky land.
“Firm and strong is only the tree that suffers the frequent assault of the wind; it is the continuous shaking that gives it more strength, more tenacious roots.” Seneca
There are stories that are good for the heart. And the one about bread that smells of the forest is one of them. A story that has become a documentary: the protagonist is the visionary intuition of a chef, Stefano Basello, and the extraordinary generosity of Mother Nature.
“What you will see in this film is an already better world, it is a world that exists, it is concrete and it is made of real people who have created a kind of magic in the place where they live.” S. Bergmann
Mariateresa De Antoni, the queen of boiled wool jackets in Carnia. In Comeglians she leads one of the few laboratories in Italy for weaving and making boiled wool articles, worked from the yarn to the baking up to the making, following traditional times and methods.
“Wool contains hydrogen, oxygen, sulphur and many other elements. A real panacea for the body. Wool wearers are more balanced and communicative.” W. Schwienbacher
Nothing is lost, a title that is able to shake immediately; in a moment like the one we are living, forced to fight against the insidious pandemic, Illegio celebrates life and beauty that never give up.
“Our life is a work of art, whether we know it or not, whether we like it or not.” Zygmunt Baumann