nice, amusing, Italian style for a family comedy. only difference - Virna Lisi as wise and powerful mother.but she is axis of a series in Manichean way , with small characters who makes the line between good and bad very strong. result - a perfect management for recreation. humor, drops of melancholy, air of soup opera and a very old recipes. and it is enough. love stories like in Santa Barbara, spring wind of feelings and force of a mature woman, three sisters and a charming maleficent seducer , a slice of gay love and crumbs of college life. all in Meridional sauce. after a work day, it is perfect choice. small stories like cup of chocolate. sweet, hot, spiced. and few memories about a great actress youth.