Village food shops are an authentic expression of social and food resistance, as well as cultural headmasters and relations of inestimable value. In Forni Avoltri, a small village in the Carnia region, Eugenia and Loris run their small shops with passion and pride, custodians, moreover, of food excellence truly worthy of note.
“Passion generates the dream, i.e. it puts an idea above you.”
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
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