Posts Tagged ‘Perinaldo artichoke sagra’

Violet Artichokes of Perinaldo

October 23rd, 2010

Carciofo di Pernaldo

Gastronomy and astronomy alike thrive in Perinaldo [MAP] it would seem. This is the birth place of the noted astronomer Giovanni Cassini, but I wouldn’t have known that if it weren’t for the artichokes and olives that attracted me there in the first place. Yet another small, hilltop town, this time in Liguria, and a must see if you ever feel like a drive down by the Italian Riviera. (more…)