I find everything I need in the area where I live.
Starting with my raw materials, which I either pick myself from the gardens and along the paths where I stroll with my cocker spaniel, Pepita, or purchase from suppliers I have sought out and selected myself according to my own strict criteria, exclusively offering locally-sourced products.
My guests ought to know that the fish comes from Marco, the beef from Paolo, the cheese from Sergio, the olive oil from Roberto, the asparagus from Luca, the honey from Maurizio…
I could go on and on, for every single ingredient I use in my kitchen.
I see making the most of the wealth and resources of the land where I live as a mission that offers me new stimuli and suggestions every day. I’m curious, I love to travel, to meet new people, listen to stories and share experiences, but I could never live far away from the land where I was born and grew up.
Every season of the year offers marvels that continue to amaze me, and allow me to amaze others, month after month, year after year.
The colours, scents and flavours of the sea, the land, the woods and the rocky paths around me offer all the inspiration I need to make and put together my dishes.