In love with Hotel Palazzo Manfredi, Rome (Italy)

I have felt in love with Rome already many many years ago when I visited the eternal city for the first time. Since then I am regularly returning, because love has to be taken care of and because my heart loves what Rome represents. Now I have another motive to return. I have felt in … Continue reading

Alessi’s fresh take on one of the oldest kitchen appliances

The mortar and pestle is one of the most ancient utensils in the contemporary chef’s arsenal, and Eero Aarnio has given the classic grinder a makeover. Using smooth, playful curves reminiscent of his popular ’67 Ball Chair, Aarnio redefines the generally clunky mortar with a short cylinder base and a polished, ergonomic pestle. Aarnio designed this piece … Continue reading