Author Archives: Fleur Copier

Handmade Gnocchi

How to make handmade Italian gnocchi?

Italian tradition: A brief history of gnocchi Gnocchi (pronounced “gn(y)-OK-ee”) are soft dumplings, usually made of potato, semolina or wheat flour. The name may refer to nocca (knuckles), or a regional word meaning “knot” or “walnut” – a reference to … Read More

The Sistine Chapel's Ceiling

The Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo’s Masterpiece

The Sistine Chapel: the story behind Michelangelo’s masterpiece Out of Rome’s 900+ churches, one stands out – the Sistine Chapel. Located in the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel attracts around 5 million visitors every year – art lovers keen to … Read More