"We enter a dark, cavernous space. From floor to ceiling there are tools and iron sculptural pieces, paintings and shelf upon shelf of ephemera. It is dusty and ancient-looking. We walk through the next “room,” an outdoor space that connects the forge to a kitchen with 12-foot ceilings and a skylight. Persimmons and peppers hang from beams to dry, and wooden shelves are loaded with spices, pasta and grains, more iron tools, a huge pasta machine, an espresso machine and paintings. A large, milky-white, elaborate glass chandelier crowns the room. It’s as if the lobby of a five-star hotel merged with an artist’s cluttered studio...."
Read the rest of this beautiful article by journalist and book author Kathy Gunst, HERE