We use cookies to offer the best possible user experience on our website. We also use third-party cookies, to deliver personalised advertisement messages. By using our website you agree, that cookies can be saved on your device. Further information on the cookies used and on how to disable them can be found here.
Book now Request
it  .  de  .  en
Themes:     Secrets & Forgotten Treasures (11)  
Tags:    Ethics     Food
Joe Monday, 18 February 2013

Forgotten secrets

Tips to cure those daily inconveniences
Forgotten secrets

La perfetta donna di casa published by “Madre” is an oldish book I came across and cannot resist telling you about. Intended for those with claims to becoming the perfect housewife it has its modern day application – full of tips which may at first sight seem unusual to say the least but it really does on second thought become relevant to those small matters which impinge on the quality of our everyday life in this frantic world of today!
Take for example the dried up shoe polish. Throw away the tin would seem to be logical. No, not at all. All you need to do is soften it by adding a few drops of lukewarm milk. And why not brighten up that much used silver serving dish by submerging it in the water used to boil potatoes? Whilst to bring new life to the colors of your carpet there is no need for a monster vacuum cleaner – just spread on used dry tea leaves and sweep the carpet – dusty residue disappears as if by magic! Let’s not forget our culinary interests either – too much salt in a soup or stew can be remedied by adding small slices of uncooked potato.
Never say you don’t know how to!!


Thoughts and reflections
to the top
Share your thoughts with us
comments powered by Disqus
to the top
Stories you might also be interested in...
michil Thursday, 1 February 2018
When good manners seem to be anti-conformist
An educated person is an attractive person.
Read on
Ethics     Thoughts
michil Monday, 1 December 2014
A touch of nostalgia
In these last days of calm I try to take in and absorb all the joys of the ...
Read on
Col Alto     Tourism     Winter
Ulrich Wallnöfer Saturday, 22 December 2012
Your wellbeing is our greatest satisfaction
We at Meraner Weinhaus / Pur Südtirol have pioneered the common welfare economy ...
Read on

Col Alt 105 str. - I-39033 Corvara (BZ) Alta Badia - Italy      T. +39 0471 83 10 00      
Privacy policy     Credits     Cookies     Click to pay     VAT No. 01231580216     Zeppelin Group - Internet Marketing