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Katia Amore

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Katia has been collaborating with Italy Magazine for several years now and in late 2010 joined as the Editor - providing a host of new ideas and a fresh direction for the site.
She started working for the media when she was just a student at the Ca' Foscari University in Venice, working for a local TV channel and collaborating with various magazines. She then got her Master Degree and Ph.D in Ethnic Relations from Warwick University in the UK, where she also studied for her Certificate in Journalism.
She currenlty lives in Sicily, where she runs her cookery classes and is working on a Sicilian Cookery book.

Articles by Katia Amore

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 03:00
The Bellini is the creation of Giuseppe Cipriani, founder of the famous Harry's Bar in Venice, who mixed  puréed white peaches from Verona and…
Sun, 05/31/2015 - 05:58
Fri, 04/03/2015 - 03:30
A classic veal chop Milano style!
Thu, 03/12/2015 - 10:25
Words and lead picture by Jo-Ann Santora McLean Thirty nine year old Paolo Gallo uses his hands like a maestro conducting an orchestra. His opera is S…
Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:32
Last Friday, two American tourists decided it would be ok to carve a memorable souvenir of their visit on the Colosseum's walls.  The two women from C…
Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:41
For the first time ever, in 2014, global production of fake parmesan and grana padano has overtaken that of the genuine made-in-Italy. According to It…
Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:14
As an art historian whose major research and writing has focused on women patrons of art and architecture in 16th century Italy, we wondered what brou…
Tue, 03/03/2015 - 13:53
It all started in early November 2012, when we asked you to nominate your favourite blogs for the first ITALY Magazine Blog Awards. Your response was…
Thu, 02/26/2015 - 14:00
Modica's chocolate is as Baroque as the city's architecture. It is rich, dramatic, unabashedly opulent—and unique. There are many excellent chocolate…
Wed, 02/18/2015 - 03:00
Mon, 02/16/2015 - 02:30
In Italy, there are various traditional recipes to be enjoyed during Carnival time, especially sweets. The most typical are the Chiacchiere, also…
Mon, 02/16/2015 - 02:00
Visiting Sicily can be a wonderful Mediterranean experience. To make sure you truly enjoy it, though, there are just a few things you should consider…
Wed, 02/11/2015 - 09:46
There is no question that Cannoli are the most famous Sicilian dessert. They have been traced to the times of the Arab domination of the island and…
Mon, 02/09/2015 - 10:52
There is no restaurant in Sicily that does not feature “pasta alla Norma” with fried melanzana (aubergine-eggplant), tomatoes and shaving of salty…
Thu, 02/05/2015 - 04:09
Sicily, and especially the South-East, is well known for the quality of its almonds, which are used to make sweets such as granita, sorbet, marzipan…
Tue, 02/03/2015 - 05:44
Update!! The shortlists are out and you can now vote for your favorite blogs! We talk everyday to lovers of all things Italian across the web through…
Mon, 02/02/2015 - 11:10
You will all agree that Minni di Sant Aita (Saint Agatha's breasts) is the Sicilian dessert with the funniest name and shape, but it has a serious…
Wed, 01/28/2015 - 06:30
Carciofi alla giudia, literally "Jewish-style artichokes", is among the best-known dishes of Roman Jewish cuisine. The recipe is essentially a deep-…
Mon, 01/19/2015 - 05:45
Have you ever been on a trip that was so perfect that you avoided going back just in case another visit might not turn out as good? This sums up my ex…

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