In between all this sight-seeing, we also had to see some family. We have many cugini in this area and wanted to say hello to several of them.
As always, when Italian hospitality is involved, so is food. We hopped from house to house, having lunch, dinner, snacks, and drinks.
Carlone and Dad, clowning around as usual
Carlone showing off his amazing giardino
Cugini at Enrica's house
Mom, Enrica, and Dad
Dad with Dirce, who always makes us laugh
Dad and Carletto (not to be confused with Carlone)
Carletto with a basket of chestnuts, soon to be roasted
Giuseppina stirring the risotto
Anna Rita gives it a whirl
Andrea grates the Parmigiano Reggiano
- Francesco has the right idea —
lounge by the pool and let others do the cooking!