trivia…Giacomo Casanova, too, ordered Parmigiano-Reggiano!

Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798), Venetian adventurer and libertine,  relates his travel adventures in “Story of my life”, published in 1797. In an inn at the edge of Parma…

“I was dying of hunger, and they coolly told me there was nothing to eat. I laughed in the landlord’s face, and told him to bring me his butter, his eggs, his macaroni, a ham, and some Parmesan cheese, for I knew that so much will be found in the inns all over Italy

Taken from the autobiographical novel “Story of my life”, 1797 -Giacomo Casanova-

Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798), Venetian adventurer and libertine,  relates his travel adventures in “Story of my life”, published in 1797. In an inn at the edge of Parma…

“I was dying of hunger, and they coolly told me there was nothing to eat. I laughed in the landlord’s face, and told him to bring me his butter, his eggs, his macaroni, a ham, and some Parmesan cheese, for I knew that so much will be found in the inns all over Italy” [1]

Taken from the autobiographical novel “Story of my life”, 1797 -Giacomo Casanova-

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