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Avalanche hits hotel in Central Italy

There seem to be no end to the terrible earthquakes in Central Italy: Wednesday the earth shook again, four times, with devastating results. The...
Earthquake in Norcia Italy

Central Italy earthquake by the numbers

Two days have passed since Central Italy was shaken, yet again, by a terrible earthquake: on Sunday, October 30th at 7:40 a.m. the regions of Umbria...

Italy shakes again: 6.6. magnitude earthquake strikes near Norcia

Central Italy woke up to another strong earthquake this morning: at 7:40 a.m. on Sunday, the regions of Marche and Umbria were hit by an earthquake...
Central Italy earthquake

Central Italy shakes again after another devastating earthquake

Central Italy, especially the regions of Marche and Umbria, was hit by two earthquakes and more than 200 aftershocks last night, certainly bringing...
Beatrice "Bebe" Vio with President Obama

A selfie with President Obama: Beatrice Vio defies White House protocol with a smile

Beatrice "Bebe" Vio, 19, is not used to do things in a conventional way. In 2008, a the age of 11, Bebe came down with a very severe case of...
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...
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...

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...

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