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... and Ninatta we set off to find mum’s old house where she lived in Fuschi (Selvapiana). This is located behind Zia Rosinella’s house. She is the lovely lady who was married to Donato, now dead; mother of Doriano & we met his LOVELY wife is Rosa. Rosinella is also Zio Vittorio’s sister – Vittorio Rinaldi from Melbourne. All this detail is for my family and so that I remember.
Mum’s house is now in ruins but looks great ...
to those of you other than my relatives the next 4 days will be mainly family details - but you are welcome to read it.
October 24, 2014: It was colder this morning and we left Caserta with relative ease although it is still full of crazy drivers. We did mainly rural areas – it was cooler, cloudier and then foggier. However the countryside was very pretty and we didn't get lost. It was great recognizing names like Campobasso, Circello, Selvapiano etc as ...
... the narrow laneways. Our first pitstop is at a renowned patisserie. I try their sfoglitella, a multi-layered pastry filled with a thick pastry cream, flavoured with orange peel - it is very reminiscentof the candies peel found in the Christmas Panettone. Paired with a cappuccino, I suddenly feel refueled and ready for the next bit of walking.
More climbing, more winding roads, and we find ourselves face-to-face with ...
... time to the blessed water source on the complete opposite end of the Biferno, and past, towards the neighboring town of Maiella. This is where the factory for Torrone del Molise is located. We had their torrone up on Civita, and it's delicious. We've noticed the signs pointing the way on the far side of town, and followed them to see if we could find the factory - and we did!
The woman in charge ran over to unlock the shop for us, then ...
... rendezvous with everyone at the apartment. We talk over wine and pizza, fennel and tomatoes and unstressed sheep's cheese with more "magic mountain herbs". We talk over expresso and wine and a whole bottle of Fernet.
It was a very celebratory mood, which I think James described best, "Holy cow, there's a whole bunch of Fascias in Italy!? What's up with that?"
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