stefano de carolis

The art of making soap with almond ashes

Some decades have passed, but the memory of almond trees fields is still very much alive in my mind. Fields that filled our land with many, old trees...

Lost crafts: the master rope maker, u mast’s l’andrète

The craft of rope makers, funaio or cordaro , is as old as Man: a thousands-year long art, based on an easy manual technique, where two only...
A Turi per ripercorrere la storia dell’olio e dei frantoi

A Turi per ripercorrere la storia dell’olio e dei frantoi

Giunio Moderato Columella, morto a Taranto dell’Apulia romana, nel 60 d.c. e uno dei grandi agronomi del tempo, recitava: “Olea prima omnium arborum...