Word of the Week

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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 04/25/2019 - 00:00
Italy's Liberation Day falls on April 25, this Thursday.  The day, a national holiday, commemorates the end of World War II and of Nazi occupation of the…
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by Alesha Allen | Thu, 06/02/2016 - 05:45
There are so many beautiful views to be seen in Italy - mountains, countryside, sea, rooftops, islands, monuments, cliffs - the list is never-ending! To speak…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 05/18/2016 - 13:38
Are you ready for your 2016 viaggio italiano (Italian trip)? As this is a good time to plan our trips for the year, we picked viaggio - trip - for the Word of…
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by Alesha Allen | Thu, 05/05/2016 - 08:52
There are lots of Italian breads, some widely known such as la foccaccia or la ciabatta, the flatbread la piadina and breadsticks i grissini. If you want to…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 03/02/2016 - 06:57
Next Tuesday we celebrate International Women’s Day, so our Word of the Week is DONNA – woman. The plural is donne – women. If you want to celebrate Women’s…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 05/07/2015 - 10:12
Many countries around the world, including Italy, are celebrating Mother’s Day this Sunday, May 10. Therefore our Word of the Week is mamma, mom/mum. Mother is…
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by Georgette Jupe | Thu, 04/02/2015 - 02:05
A time for celebration and classic recipes. Easter is almost here and so is our latest word to get you excited: colomba, our Word of the Week. La colomba (…
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by Silvia Donati | Mon, 03/23/2015 - 07:31
Awaited, beloved and celebrated. It’s the Spring season: primavera, our Word of the Week. La primavera (female noun), a symbol of birth, fertility and renewal…
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by Barry Lillie | Mon, 03/09/2015 - 10:53
Throughout the summer months, posters adorn Italian walls with the word ‘sagra’ clearly taking prominent position in the advertising, so what does this word…
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by Silvia Donati | Mon, 02/16/2015 - 03:00
Who doesn’t love a good Italian recipe?! We think we all do, and that’s the Word of the Week: ricetta – recipe. The plural is ricette. Puoi trovare molte buone…