/Contemporary history

Mushrooms Stewed: recipe (Easy) Pellegrino Artusi

By |2019-03-06T05:18:10+00:00March 6th, 2019|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

The kitchen of a time ... The stewed mushrooms are a classic contour, but you want to try them in the manner of Pellegrino Artusi? The recipe that I report below is taken from his famous book The Science of Cooking and the Art of Eating Well. verbatim: "For the wet are preferred those under [...]

Cauliflower-Use di Romagna: Treat Recipe from '”Artusi”

By |2019-03-06T04:41:35+00:00March 6th, 2019|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

The text of Pellegrino Artusi Cauliflower use of Romagna is one of many recipes taken from the text Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well by Pellegrino Artusi . I carry the recipe verbatim: "Divide a large ball of cauliflower, or two if they are small, in spiecchiettini that will wash and so [...]

Caravaggio: one of the most Sensational Theft of History

By |2019-02-06T01:33:19+00:00February 6th, 2019|Events Characters Politics, Contemporary history|

Nativity with Saints Lawrence and Francis of Assisi, the work of Caravaggio stolen in Palermo in 1969 Saturday 18 October 1969 She was consumed in Palermo one of the most sensational theft of Art History. The event took place in the Oratory Church of San Lorenzo, in the city center. In the early afternoon, around three, due [...]

puffy Eyes: Two Recipes to Start Natural '900

By |2018-11-22T23:04:12+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Advertising "vintage" I quote from the manual of health and beauty to be beautiful (Sonzogno, Milano, 1906), two recipes and some tips to remedy the problem of puffy eyes. The text reads: "When the eyes are swollen they particularly recommend light massages: Castor oil gr.5 Vaseline gr.5 Olive oil gr.5 Tannin [...]

Lipstick Nail Make-It-Yourself Home '900: Original Recipe

By |2018-11-20T23:26:47+00:00November 20th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Nail Art 30's The following is a recipe for preparing a cream polish with natural ingredients (also see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/4949/storia-contemporanea/smalto-per-unghie-1906). E 'comes from a hand hygiene and beauty 1906, To be beautiful (Sonzogno, Milano), rage at our great grandmothers. I quote: "When the nails are brittle, [...]

Toothpaste Carbone Do-It-Yourself Home '900: Original Recipe

By |2018-11-20T22:38:37+00:00November 20th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Vintage Advertising. The toothpaste coal whitened teeth After a long time I return to post of pills History natural health and beauty recipes taken from To be beautiful (Sonzogno, Milano, 1906), Manual well known from the beginning of the twentieth century ladies. The following is the recipe to prepare at home [...]

Gotta, Disease of the Rich

By |2018-11-11T03:59:44+00:00November 11th, 2018|Middle Ages, Daily life Costume Company, Company Costumes Daily Life, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history, Contemporary history, Modern history|

Piero de Medici, father of Lorenzo the Magnificent, say "The Gouty" Gout is a disease that afflicted many famous people from the past. He suffered, among others, Henry VIII, Medici (see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/9738/storia-moderna/perche-piero-de-medici-detto-gottoso), Luigi XIV (see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/9610/storia-moderna/luigi-xiv-vino-aromatizzato-curare-la-gamba-del-re) and perhaps Columbus (see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/8890/storia-moderna/gotta-poliartrite-reumatoide-cosa-soffriva-cristoforo-colombo). It is an acute inflammatory form that affects the joints, specially [...]

The Look of Oscar Wilde

By |2018-10-15T02:44:17+00:00October 15th, 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Contemporary history|

The eccentric look of Oscar Wilde Egocentric, quirky and ingenious, Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) It is one of the most famous in history dandy. Irish, son of an eye doctor and a poet, in the writer's life, one of the greatest of contemporary literature, It is also famous for the original way of dressing (http laws://www.pilloledistoria.it/4283/storia-contemporanea/sorriso-guasto-oscar-wilde). But what it was [...]

Sane (Very bad and) Eating Habits in the Napoleonic Era

By |2018-09-05T01:18:51+00:00September 5th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

A table prepared. Generally, the eating habits of the French peasants in the Napoleonic era became healthier, but still existed some bad habit of the past In principle, the conditions of life in the French countryside during the Napoleonic Empire improved in various aspects, including food, and farmers began to [...]

Vintage Furniture: Psyche

By |2018-08-24T20:22:10+00:00August 24th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Psyche by vintage room umbertina If you're lucky enough to have inherited family, antique markets you can still find one of the furnishings that had more anger in Europe over 800: the psyche. Never heard of it? The appearance, however,, I'm sure, You know it all: this term [...]