Stolen Christopher Columbus letter, acquired by Library of Congress in the US, returned to Italy after trans-Atlantic investigation

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Italian regions battle over who invented tiramisu in long-running culinary clash

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Italian paramedic goes on trial accused of stealing Rolex from Sopranos actor James Gandolfini as he lay dying from a heart attack

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Human skeletons and 2,000-year-old barracks found during construction of metro line in Rome

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Palermo Style Chicken Cutlets With Pistachio Caper Sauce {Cotoletta di Pollo alla Palermitana}

We recently spent eleven days driving around the island of Sicily, and though I’ll always remember the gorgeous scenery we enjoyed from coast to coast, it is the food that impressed me. Sicilians eat well; there is no other way to say it. With fruit and vegetable stalls on every other corner, fresh seafood stores […]

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Controversial Italian fertility doctor accused of removing eggs without consent

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Italy’s Amalfi Coast under threat from land erosion as ‘flying’ lemon farmers dwindle

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Italian parliament gives gay unions the green light

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Venice gondoliers block city canals to protest ‘reckless’ speed boats terrorising their passengers 

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Prosecco grapes regain their sparkle easing fears of worldwide shortage

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Friday Photos From Umbria ~ April 29th, 2016

We returned to Umbria this past Monday, and although it feels great to be back “home,” until today it has been very chilly and windy. Our farmhouse is made of stone, and without being heated all winter, it was often cooler inside our house than it was outside. Thankfully we have a wood burning fireplace […]

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