Italian heritage

Winter Citrus Chill, Cappelletti Sorbetto, Italian Drink, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

A Winter Citrus Chill

It’s time to enjoy one of the glories of the cold weather table, winter citrus. Huge orbs of Ruby Red grapefruit, bright orange Cara Cara navel...
Sant’Agata Feltria, Christmas cheer, Montefeltro, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Pure Christmas cheer in Sant’Agata Feltria

When December rolls around and we start to think about Christmas the first things and places that come to mind are Nordic traditions, white capped...
"The stories that I told were just a small sampling of the many stories of immigrant experiences there"

Immigrants stories shared by Professor Vincent J. Cannato

Growing up in the suburbs of New York City among a big Italian-American community, Professor Vincent J. Cannato has respect for his Italian origins...
Shoshana Puccia Senior Marketing Manager, Santa Monica Place and Kate Coppola, Chair, Ciao Italia, Ambassadors Ball. Photo Courtesy of Alaina Pierce

A month-long celebration of the Italian Heritage with Ciao Italia Santa Monica

For the last fifteen years, the U.S. president has been making an annual, official proclamation, nominating the month of October, as “National...
Pasta Squares, Beef and Mushroom Ragù, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Corn Pasta Squares with Beef and Mushroom Ragù

These little pasta squares, known as tacconi , hail from Italy’s Mezzogiorno , and are particularly well known in Molise and Abruzzo. Toothsome and...
Jim-Cardinale Hill

Working to Keep Italian Culture Together

Coordinating the 46th Annual Columbus Day Grand ball, spending time with donors and other Ferragosto 2015 Committee members, and acting as President...

Olive Oil for Dessert: Pianogrillo Gelato

I make frozen desserts year round - gelati, sorbetti, semifreddi - and my gelato machine occupies pride of place on my kitchen counter. I like to put...
Vignarola, Celebration of Spring Vegetables, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Vignarola stew: A Celebration of Spring Vegetables

Artichokes. Fava beans. Asparagus. Peas. Ramps. Spring’s glorious bounty is finally here after a long winter of turnips, potatoes, rutabagas and...
Geneses of Limoncello, Capri, Amalfi, Sorrento, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

The Geneses of Limoncello: one of the biggest Italian culinary tradition

Capri, Sorrento, and Amalfi have agreed to disagree on the birthplace of Limoncello. Its unique, inimitable flavor has become one of Italy’s biggest...
Fashion Blogger, Chiara Ferragni, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

The Great Influence of Fashion Blogger Chiara Ferragni

When it comes to fashion blogs, Chiara Ferragni’s blog may be one to triumph all others. The 27-year-old fashion blogger has a blog so massive that...

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