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Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 11/05/2019 - 06:45
Ferrero, the producer of the world’s most beloved spread, Nutella, has something new in store – literally – for Nutella’s aficionados: the first Nutella-filled…
Food + Wine
by Laura Morelli | Tue, 09/10/2019 - 12:58
The brightly painted face of a medieval-knight-turned-marionette. A three-legged Medusa grimacing from the center of a ceramic plate. The wooden wheel of a…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Thu, 08/08/2019 - 02:53
Main photo credit: Squillace view to the sea (c) Jelly CC via Wikimedia Commons.jpg Around the toe of Italy’s boot lies a coastline marked with clear waters,…
Life + Style
by Georgette Jupe | Fri, 06/28/2019 - 00:11
Walk through the ancient cobblestoned streets of the city of Florence and you can see that it is quite easy to get lost in its intoxicatingly beautiful…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Tue, 05/21/2019 - 05:27
The famous tart-sweet liqueur known as limoncello requires only four ingredients: lemon peels, grain alcohol, sugar, and water. However, like many of Italy’s…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Thu, 05/02/2019 - 06:28
The hilltop village of Caltagirone rises like a mirage above the parched landscape of central Sicily. Scrubby plants and olive trees eke out their existence in…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Thu, 03/07/2019 - 05:12
Quick: What’s your favorite thing you’ve ever brought home from Italy?  Did you think of something that brings back great memories, or that has lasted for many…
Culture
by John Bensalhia | Thu, 01/10/2019 - 04:25
Skiing Is Believing I tried skiing once. My own clumsy lack of co-ordination meant that my lone skiing holiday resulted in me being outclassed by a group of…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Wed, 12/05/2018 - 12:52
Christmas is one of my favorite times to visit Italy, in part because handmade crafts take center stage. At holiday markets across the country, you can locate…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Thu, 10/11/2018 - 00:35
For people like me with an interest in cultural traditions, the island of Sardinia is one of Italy’s most fascinating spots.  In many ways, landing on…