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Italy is a country where beauty is common. In the landscape, in art and, of course, in its language. Italian isn’t known as la bella lingua, the beautiful language, for no reason. However, Italian has been going through some difficult …

AH! Il Presepe! Quintessential tradition of the Italian Christmas, it brings together Faith, history, tradition, and art. The first was created by Saint Francis of Assisi, our Patron Saint, to represent the birth of Christ and offer another way to …

“When I was a boy growing up in Genova, my hometown, I loved two things: one was the sea and the other was cinema. The sea is immense to explore, and cinema is something that takes you in a different …

Silver and slight, anchovies belong to the Engraulidae family and are common in the seas surrounding Italy, which means they are common also on our tables, regardless of where we are: from North to South, anchovies are perhaps the most …

In an earlier period, Western medieval literary texts were anonymous. Stories and tales were not meant to have an author; they would circulate anonymously. Even centuries later, several writers had their books published under a pen name or still anonymously. …

When we talk about archaeology, we don’t necessarily think about food. Anyone who is passionate about history, however, knows that there are plenty of sources that, across the centuries, detailed the evolution and recipes of the culinary world of our …

As many of you probably know, after more than 70 years of service, Alitalia is no more. Its last flight landed in Rome at 23,23 on the 15th of October, and it did feel like the end of an era. …

Nothing is more classic Italian than a plate of spaghetti with tomato sauce sprinkled with parmesan cheese. It is the premier Italian dish, especially in the eyes of foreigners who don’t know many other Italian recipes.  In general, pasta is …

Calabria is known for many reasons: its history and natural beauty, but also its food and the fertility of its soil. Some of the fruits traditionally associated with the region, including those we’re about to discover, developed almost a cult …

The past year and a half changed our lives in more ways than one and now that — let us hope — we are on the way back to some sort of normality, it’s perhaps the right moment to look …

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