A Year in the Village of Eternity: The Lifestyle of Longevity in Campodimele, Italy

A Year in the Village of Eternity: The Lifestyle of Longevity in Campodimele, Italy

Tracey Lawson


Welcome to the Village of Eternity. Campodimele, Italy, has for it slow attracted the curiosity of the clinical group: the folks the following lead terribly lengthy lives, get pleasure from low blood strain and coffee ldl cholesterol, and remain energetic and fit to their final years.
What is it approximately this position that makes it really easy to dwell good and lengthy? In A yr within the Village of Eternity, Tracey Lawson is going past the scientific figures, immersing herself within the way of life and undying consuming conduct of this bright position. first light in Campodimele reveals villagers of their seventies and eighties emerging to have a tendency their olive timber, chasing their chickens uphill, or weaving via mountain roads on a Vespa.
In Campodimele, the seasons and the bounty of the land dictate the nutrition at the desk, and every month brings its personal traditions of harvesting and foraging, cooking and conserving. The villagers are hot and inviting, sharing the recipes passed down from new release to iteration, and Lawson bargains over 100 of these comparable recipes right here, from easily dressed salads to home made sausages and clean egg pasta. She introduces us to the cicerchie, a legume specific to this increased spot, excessive in protein and freed from ldl cholesterol, and key to zuppa della nonna, "grandmother's soup." there is lamb cooked over charcoal; a zucchini soup that makes use of stalks, leaves, and plant life; preserved candy crimson peppers; fig jam; and celebratory goodies like almond cake and a ricotta tart with cinnamon.
With appealing images of the dishes, the folk, and the geographical region of Campodimele, A 12 months within the Village of Eternity brims with heat, generosity, culture, and taste. the following we will study secrets and techniques not just of residing longer, yet of dwelling each second to the fullest.

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