Olive Oil

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by elisascarton | Wed, 10/14/2020 - 03:27
Tuscany in Fall is hard to forget. After months spent welcoming tourists and taking well-deserved breaks on sunny seasides, attention is turned inwards.  You…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 10/11/2018 - 09:50
Autumn is here, and with it the products typical of the season which, in Italy, are celebrated at the numerous ‘sagre,’ ‘fiere’, ‘feste’, - food festivals in…
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by Myra Robinson | Thu, 11/09/2017 - 06:20
Here’s an unusual bit of vocabulary for all would-be Italian speakers: frantoio. This word means not only an olive press, but the farm which produces the olive…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 06/30/2017 - 00:00
Emilia-Romagna is widely regarded as a region with some of the best foods and cuisine in Italy: that’s because such delicacies known worldwide as Parmigiano…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 12/09/2016 - 00:00
If you love Italian food and you like preparing it at home, you will need a few staple ingredients, which are always handy to have in your pantry, whether you…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 07/14/2016 - 06:00
With roughly 60 million olive trees, Puglia produces 40% of Italy’s olive oil, which is considered to be some of the best in the country. Want to try it for…
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by Barry Lillie | Wed, 12/02/2015 - 09:39
Italy is among the world's largest producers and exporters of olive oil. The olive harvest (la raccolta delle olive) is currently under way, and, after last…
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by Luciana.Squadrilli | Tue, 10/20/2015 - 02:19
Summer has finally come to an end, and the Italian countryside is ready to change its colors and shades. But fall won't be a quiet time in the country: from…
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by Anonymous (not verified) | Fri, 12/05/2014 - 02:00
Words by Cacinda Maloney I arose early, not knowing what was in store for the day.  A misty, cloudy chill was causing me to button up my jacket around my neck…