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Stack of Pizzelle, a traditional dessert or cake from Abruzzo, a region in the southern-center Italy. This type of dessert is a leavened batter or dough cooked between two plates, partially like the well-known waffle— Photo by Giakita

Pizzelle, the Italian way for waffle cookies

Christmas is on its way, and it’s time for pizzelle - “little pizzas.” Italy’s crisp waffle cookies have many regional names, nevole, ciarancelle and...
Venice, Arsenale historic shipyard, Gate and Canal View. Photo by lsantilli

The Arsenale in Venice – Modern Mass Production in Medieval Times

Taking its name from the Arabic for workshop, Venice’s Arsenale enormous shipyard was the real powerhouse of the city. Its 16,000 workers built an...
Italian Museums Visitors Up By One Million in 2016

Italian Museums Visitors Up By One Million in 2016

According to Culture Minister Dario Franceschini, the number of visitor to Italian state museums in the first four months of 2016 went up by about...
Italian Prima Ballerina, Alessandra Ferri, Returns to the Metropolitan Opera House at the age of 53

Italian Prima Ballerina, Alessandra Ferri, Returns to the Metropolitan Opera House at the age of 53

Alessandra Ferri, Italian Prima Ballerina, returned on Thursday night, at the age of 53, to the Metropolitan Opera House stage to dance, for just one...
Italian Exhibition "Arte Ritrovata" Displays Pieces of Art Recovered by Local Police

Italian Exhibition "Arte Ritrovata" Displays Pieces of Art Recovered by Local Police

The exhibition "Arte Ritrovata" (Recovered Arts) opened on June 9 and will run through July 3 at the Museo Storico dell'Arma: it will include all...
Italian Actress Stefania Sandrelli Turns 70

Italian Actress Stefania Sandrelli Turns 70

Italian actress Stefania Sandrelli was born 5 June 1946 in Viareggio, Tuscany , and she is famous for her many roles in the commedia all'italiana...
Mediterranean Diet Roundtable

The Mediterranean Diet Roundtable in California: A new way to address America’s health challenges

Beverly Hills – The Mediterranean Diet Roundtable (MDR) brings its second event to sunny California, the most "Mediterranean" state of the Union, on...
Italian Carabinieri Recovered Artworks Stolen by Nazis in 1944

Italian Carabinieri Recovered Artworks Stolen by Nazis in 1944

Three paintings taken in 1944 by Nazi occupation troops from a villa owned by the Prince of Luxembourg in Camaiore have been recovered by Italian...
A Historic Italian castle for sale for $8.3 million

A Historic Italian Castle for Sale for $8.3 million

A historic Italian castle has been listed on Douglas Elliman Real Estate for $8.3 millions, donated by Emperor Otto in 962 and passed along to the...
Italian Mimmo Lucano Among Fortune's Most Influential Leaders

Italian Mimmo Lucano Among Fortune's Most Influential Leaders

Italian Mayor of Riace in the Calabria region is 40th in Fortune magazine's ranking of the world's 50 greatest leaders for his work in rejuvenating...