Sardinia

Aragosta al Pavone. | Credit: Alexandra Dib.

Sardinia, A Time And Place For Lobster

If Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean after Sicily, with 2,000 kilometers of spectacular coastline and some of the most...
Sardinia Leads 2016 Legambiente Beach Ranking

Sardinia Leads 2016 Legambiente Beach Ranking

The Italian island, Sardinia, leads the Legambiente Ranking for the cleanest beaches in Italy, according to the 2016 report published by...
The Budelli Island Officially Becomes of Public Domain

The Budelli Island Officially Becomes of Public Domain

According to a judge who expressed his final decision on Tuesday, the Budelli island in Sardinia, popular for the pink sand, is now back to the...
The Budelli Beach Will Become Public Property

The Budelli Beach Will Become Public Property

The Judge from Temple has decided that the Budelli island will become part of the national park and be recognized as public property. There is no...
Italian Students Launch a Crowdfunding Project to Buy Budelli Beach

Italian Students Launch a Crowdfunding Project to Buy Budelli Beach

A classroom of children from the Alpine hamlet of Mosso in Piedmont are trying to involve other Italian children to raise money in order to buy the...
Sardinia has Italy's most beautiful beaches, according to Tripadvisor

Sardinia has Italy's most beautiful beaches, according to Tripadvisor

Cala Mariolu at Baunei and La Pelosa at Stintino in Sardinia are Italy's most beautiful beaches, followed by Tropea in the southern Calabria region,...
Nonna Domenica’s Macaroni and Broccoli | Credit: Christopher Hirsheimer & Melissa Hamilton for Italian Comfort Food: 125 Recipes to Comfort Your Soul, by Julia della Croce (Kyle Cathie, London, 2010)

Stalking the Old Country

American readers who are familiar with my work may know that I have been immersed in the world of Italian gastronomy for over three decades, writing...
Alessandra Gardino

An Italian Countess in Portland

“We do not remember days, we remember moments.” This quote by Italian poet, Cesare Pavese embodies the passion of Alessandra Gardino Melchiori...
Paolo Fresu 2013. Photo credit Laurent Leduc

Paolo Fresu: solidarity and jazz take over L’Aquila

The beautiful southern Italian city of L’Aquila, in Abruzzo region, is still struggling to recover from the devastating earthquake that hit the area...
Pan-Fried Branzino Filets with Crispy Sage Leaves in the Manner of Otranto | Copyright Julia della Croce, 2015 | Photo Copyright Nathan Hoyt/Forktales 2015

Seafood for the Summer: A Sage Find in Otranto

I remember paddling a dinghy off the beaches of my mother's native Sardinia when I was a girl, looking for sea urchins in the transparent blue-...

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