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Emanuele Padilarco

Four temerarious lawyers test their culinary abilities with these recipes by chef Moreno Cedroni, who holds two Michelin stars.

Pierantonio Musso

THE CHALLENGE: Cooking white sea lasagna, parsley sauce and grated lime. Pierantonio focuses on commercial, corporate and insolvency law. He’s an expert in restructuring, reorganization and turnaround matters including restructuring of capital structures, reorganization plans, composition with creditors, distressed M&A, DIP finance and illiquid assets trading. He’s currently working at Lombardi Molinari Segni. He has been a member of the Milan bar since 2006. Preparation Make a ...

Silva Annovazzi

THE CHALLENGE: Cooking the octopus with green salsa and boiled vegetables in tomato water. Silva has extensive experience in corporate governance regulations and measures relating to anti-money laundering, as well as data protection and anti-corruption programs, with reference to American and British jurisdictions. She graduated in Law in 1997, and then took a master’s degree at LL.M. Boston University School of Law in 1999 and finally a Renato Treves International Doctorate in Law and ...

Silvia Beccio

THE CHALLENGE: Cooking the minestrone soup with pansies. Silvia deals with banking and financial law, with particular attention to project operations and acquisition finance. She’s starting to gain experience in the field of corporate law. Silvia graduated from Bocconi University and has been visiting research fellow at Columbia University School of Law in New York. Prior to joining Grimaldi law firm she worked for illustrious firms such as Tonucci & Partners and Macchi di Cellere – ...

Slingshots, It Ain’t Easy

Often when we become passionate about something, we hope it will become a job; other times we like it because it’s a hobby or a way of meditating and relaxing. One thing is certain, however – the common denominator is passion.

Trades that Don’t Change

An experiment that is relevant from the Middle Ages up to today brings to light not only the similarities in actions, but rediscovers what working together means.

Visiting Spanish Stud Farms

After the publication of the book Rules and Passion, the story of the fascinating world of horses continues with five new visits to as many stud farms in Spain and around the world.

Lovera Surrounded by Olive Trees

The stud farm is hidden between olive trees and reaching it means negotiating a difficult path between the rows created by the work of man. The distinctive element of this breeding farm is its location, right in the middle of an enormous plantation, looked after to perfection, as if olive trees were bonsai. The central building, where the horses live, is in the center of an articulated facility that develops around a square where we did the photo session. In this agora the stables of ...

Ayala Screams

Hearing him without an adequate introduction makes you worry, but then you realize that the aim of those screams is to calm the herd down. The visit to the Ayala stud farm started with an intense auditory experience. It is the owner who, in the middle of a green field, screams like crazy. Soon he is joined by his horses. He tells us that every breeder has their own way to relate to the animals; the final goal is to calm them down, make them feel the human presence. The breeding farm is ...

Cárdenas and Fuego

Mister Cárdenas and Fuego look like two old friends sitting on a bench looking at the landscape, while they exchange jokes regulated by the routines of a lifetime. Mister Cárdenas is plain-spoken. Determined and clear in the presentation of his activity. The story of the family (the more recent one) starts with a clever financial move of his grandfather that gave him a lot of money to invest. The capital was used to buy land and start the breeding farm. Thanks to these events at the ...

The Brothers De La Escalera

Three hundred years of horse breed selection within the same breeding family. José Luis, a photography aficionado, is the extroverted communicator of the house. Vicente, the rider, is the introverted organizer. José Luis drifts away from the stereotype of the Andalusian breeder of an ancient family: he's creative. Vicente seems to come out of a Velázquez' painting of the 18th century. He is a typical Spanish man, both in appearance and gait. The 300 years of documented history of this ...

Pierluigi Franzò

THE CHALLENGE: Cooking eggplant, tomato and burrata. Pierluigi  has gained a long-standing experience in fiscal and financial matters, assisting many companies, banks and hedge funds on diverse and extraordinary national and international operations of purchase of corporations and of industry parks, as well as of corporate groups reorganizations. Pierluigi cooks a Southern-style eggplant, tomato and burrata Slice 400 grams of eggplant into 5 cm slices. Heat a non-stick pan and ...