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The apple of Valtellina

The apples of Valtellina

We're at the Valtellina's largest fruit-growing cooperative, Melavì. Here you can taste the famous apple from Valtellina, a PGI product. The apple...
Pasta Does Not Cause Obesity, A Research Finds

Pasta Does Not Cause Obesity, A Research Finds

According to an Italian research, pasta does not contribute to obesity, on the other hand it is in fact associated with a reduction in body mass...
Il pranzo? Antipasto, primo, secondo, contorno, l’immancabile formaggio, frutta, dolce, caffè e...ammazzacaffè

L’arte italiana dello spizzicare a tavola: l’improvvisazione è servita (con una golosa varietà di assaggini irrinunciabili)

Chiunque abbia origini e parenti italiani o viva nel Belpaese, è assolutamente consapevole di due grossi pilastri nella vita di un italiano: la...
Puglia’s Tranquil Masseria Provenzani (Part 2)

Puglia’s Tranquil Masseria Provenzani (Part 2)

The second part of Susan's story about Masseria Provenzani. Mamma Giulia, the chef imperial at the masseria, is never far from the kitchen. She sure...
Puglia’s Tranquil Masseria Provenzani

Puglia’s Tranquil Masseria Provenzani (Part 1)

My first authentic taste of Puglia was at Masseria Provenzani, located north of Lecce in Casalabate. A masseria is a fortified farmhouse in the...
A Study Showed Italians spend 2,000 euros Per Year On Inviting With Friends Over

A Study Showed Italians spend 2,000 euros Per Year On Inviting Friends Over For Lunch or Dinner

A study run by Milan Chamber of Commerce for the HOMI international trade fair for interior design and upscale home decor has shown that Italians...
Amaro Averna, Sicily, Digestivo, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Amaro from the Island: Averna and Citrus Cocktail

Somehow I can’t leave Sicily behind and I’m hooked on Averna Amaro Siciliano . Call me pazza per gli amari. I love this genre of liquor; with its...
Emma Martina Luigia Morano Is Now The Oldest Person Worldwide

Emma Martina Luigia Morano Is Now The Oldest Person Worldwide

Italian 116-year-old woman from the northern region of Piedmont, Emma Martina Luigia Morano, is now the oldest person on earth after the death of the...
Villa D'Este Will Host the 2016 Concours d’Elegance

Villa D'Este Will Host the 2016 Concours d’Elegance

Villa D'Este will host some Vintage Ferraris, some of them belonging to actors, Steve McQueen and Marcello Mastroianni, as well as a Jaguar of movie...
No more seagulls in Venice?

No More Seagulls In Venice?

According to ANSA, some historic cafes in Venice St Mark's Square have been fighting against the swarms of seagulls that swoop down to try to pinch...