Whether or not you take stock in astrology, Marika gives you plenty of new vocabulary for talking about personality, while describing the characteristics attributed to the first three signs of the zodiac: Aries, Taurus and Gemini.
Arianna explains, in simple Italian, and step by step, her own personal recipe for a pasta dish: Farfalle Primavera. Farfalle is a type of pasta shaped like a farfalla (butterfly). Primavera is the season between winter and summer.
Maurizio is a young student from the province of Pescara, going to school (university) in Rome. He tells us a little bit about himself, and his life in Rome. This is an excellent opportunity to compare how Italian treats tenses with respect to English, especially the English present perfect, and present continuous.
Luca and Lara get saved by none other than Massimo, with the help of Nicasto and his boat. Later however, at headquarters, they find out that Nicasto is not what he seems! There's more investigating to do.
The great chef, Gualtiero Marchesi, invites us to keep on dreaming, and to believe in our dreams. He takes us into his own dream, which has to do with cuisine as art. Consequently, the way in which food is presented takes on special importance.