After two years of living in magnificent Italy, one of my favorite activities is still food shopping in the outdoor markets.
I am always fascinated by the beautiful and bountiful varieties of seasonal fruits and vegetables sold by passionate Italians happy to pick out for me the ripest eggplant and juiciest melon.
The only downside is that I tend to buy too much and not only does my bicycle basket overflow with the gorgeous produce, but I find I can’t possibly consume it all before it turns bad.
But, now I have discovered some incredible beauty treatments from the leftovers of my weekly market run, as well as a couple of other goodies from my pantry staples.
Here are just a few of my favorites:
Use as a natural, refreshing antiseptic: