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This year, we celebrate the 7th edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, an initiative that runs across the world with the support and participation of the Italian consular and diplomatic network, and that involves local Italian …

Today, Italian food is known all over the world and our diet, the Mediterranean, is considered one of the healthiest. The importance we give to tradition in the kitchen is legendary, so it isn’t surprising that so many of our …

In Rome, this year, the magic of Christmas has the scents of cedar and larch. The welcoming embrace of the Colonnato del Bernini is the backdrop for a wooden marvel created by 11 skillful artists and craftsmen, a Nativity in …

Casale Monferrato is a quaint town of just over 30,000 in the Alessandria province of Piedmont. It is known as the main settlement in the Monferrato area of the region which is part, along with Langhe and Roero, of the UNESCO World Heritage. …

Finally, temperatures in Italy are what you’d expect for mid-fall. While not everyone is a cold-weather lover rain, chilly mornings and snow are necessary for nature to complete its yearly cycle and for crops to develop normally. So, yes. It’s …

When it comes to glamor and national popularity, the Festival del Cinema di Venezia is the Italian equivalent of the Oscars. The connection with the famous US cinematic awards runs even deeper when you consider how, often, the movies triumphing …

Briny, tart, and surprisingly complex, the tiny Mediterranean caper has played a key role on dinner plates for several thousand years. Can you imagine Pasta Puttanesca or Caponata or Chicken Piccata – and don’t forget tartar sauce -without the pungent, …

Italian food, in general, is a celebration on the plate of what is seasonal and local. In Chianti, some of the best eating of the year is to be found in autumn, which is a very busy period, since it …

Love it or not, television is an integrant part of both our culture and our everyday life. Back in the 1950s, many Italians learned their national language for the first time thanks to televised evening classes, and it is through …

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In Italy, you don’t find only nice stores, you find very old ones, too. Mind, trade and commerce have a long history everywhere in the world, but there aren’t many places where you can find ateliers, restaurants, or cafés operating …

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