Ratafia

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  Ratafia, secondo l’etimologia popolare più diffusa, deve il nome all’espressione latina medievale “Ut Rata Fiat” usata dai notai per sancire la conclusione di un accordo. Altri la fanno derivare da “Pax Rata Fiat”, adoperata in contesto militare per suggellare la pace tra parti nemiche.In entrambi i casi, ratificato il patto, le parti coinvolte brindavano …

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Spring

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[image: Acacia.jpg] Springtime and early summer in Italy are the greenest times of year. The air everywhere is filled with the scent of flowering Acacia and Jasmine. The streets are all tree lined to provide summer shade and many are flowering Acacia. Gardens are everywhere and Jasmine plants cover entire stone walls. Some homes have …

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