Italy: Cooking odours give integration a bad smell
[Continue reading]Pungent Middle Eastern and eastern cooking odours are now the most frequent cause of quarrels between immigrants and their Italian neighbours, according to a new survey by the National Association of Apartment Building Administrators (Anami).
A total 27 percent of quarrels in the country's apartment buildings now arise over cooking smells and the number of disputes is growing, the survey found. The majority of complaints are over the spicy aromas from curries made by Asian immigrants from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
Chinese and North African dishes produce the second largest number of complaints, according to the survey.