ROME — The appeal of populist parties, no matter in what country, is often based on the idea of a glorious past that’s been lost, and might be restored. For some, this takes on the form of an obsession with land and “purity,” or nostalgia for white supremacy. For others, it’s about an economic system that rewarded hard work or protected the “everyman.” In Italy, perhaps unsurprisingly, the way to the populists’ hearts is through their stomachs.
Fittingly for a country where food is a quasi-religion and one of its most famous trademarks, what and how people eat has become a …read more
Source: European Voice