Tag Archives: ash

Events this weekend – Milano Moda Donna

If you’re the type of person who goes for Gucci and crazy for Cavalli, you’ll want to pencil this prestigious twice-yearly fashion show into your diary Okay, so many of the events are invite only, but it’s worth going along just to catch a glimpse of the glamorous guests on the red carpet. And some […]

The post Events this weekend – Milano Moda Donna appeared first on Italy Travel and Life.

Continue reading

Posted in Calabria, Italia!, Italian Food, Italian Lifestyle, Italian Regions, Italian Riviera, Learn Italian, Life In Italy, Pasta, Roman, Sicilian recipes, topics:places/italy, Tuscany, umbria | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Friday Photos From Umbria ~ May 20th, 2016

Friday Photos From Umbria ~ May 20th, 2016

The Giro d’Italia came through Umbria last weekend so of course my cycling obsessed husband had to see the riders. They both arrived and departed from Foligno, which is great because they are so fast if you are watching the finish, they flash by. Even taking photos gets tricky because by the time the camera […] Continue reading

Posted in Italia!, Italian Lifestyle, Learn Italian, Life In Italy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne mugged in Naples, then told ‘score a goal for us against Fiorentina’

Italian striker and his wife forced to hand over cash and jewellery after being held up at gunpoint Continue reading

Posted in Italia!, Italian Lifestyle, Learn Italian, Life In Italy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Baked Pasta With Butternut Squash & Ricotta Cheese Pockets

Baked Pasta With Butternut Squash & Ricotta Cheese Pockets

I am a huge fan of baked pasta. I love taking a hot, bubbly, golden brown casserole of pasta straight from the oven, but my husband doesn’t agree. My husband is a pasta “al dente” fan, and in fact we argue constantly whether our pasta is cooked too much or is just right. I like […] Continue reading

Posted in Italia!, Italian Lifestyle, Learn Italian, Life In Italy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sausage Stuffed Potato Gnocchi With Simple Tomato Sauce

One of my favorite events in Italy is Carnivale, the last celebration before Lent that begins on Ash Wednesday. Since Lent has traditionally been a period where Catholics deprive themselves of something they enjoy, Carnivale is a time to party … Continue reading

Posted in Italia!, Italian Lifestyle, Learn Italian, Life In Italy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A 2,000-year-old ancient Roman laundromat open to public for first time

An ancient dry cleaner’s where ancient Romans brought their tunics to be dyed and washed is among six newly restored buildings in Pompeii to be opened to the public Continue reading

Posted in Italia!, Italian Lifestyle, Learn Italian, Life In Italy | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Timelapse footage shows one of Mount Etna’s most dramatic eruptions in 20 years

Stunning timelapse footage shows Italy’s Mount Etna spouting a column of ash as large as 4.3 metres into the sky in one of the volcano’s biggest eruptions in decades Continue reading

Posted in Italia!, Italian Lifestyle, Learn Italian, Life In Italy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mount Etna in pictures: Volcano spews lava and clouds of ash in latest eruption

In pics: Volcano spews lava and clouds of ash in latest eruption Continue reading

Posted in Italia!, Italian Lifestyle, Learn Italian, Life In Italy | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Focaccia With Squash Ribbons, Walnuts, & Gorgonzola Crumbles

This week may seem like winter squash week here on Italian Food Forever, and the reason for that is that I was a little too greedy shopping for squash last week. I had squash sitting all over my countertop and needed to start using them up. Ove… Continue reading

Posted in Italia!, Italian Lifestyle, Learn Italian, Life In Italy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rome’s Trevi fountain flows again after €2.2m restoration from fashion house

Fendi fashion house paid €2.2million to see the restoration of the world famous Trevi fountain which was re-opened on Tuesday


Continue reading

Posted in Jimmy Craig Websites | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Rome’s Trevi fountain flows again after €2.2m restoration from fashion house

Fennel Parmesan {Finocchi alla Parmigiana}

Although I am not particularly fond of cold weather, I have to admit that I enjoy seeing new fall and winter vegetables show up at our local markets and grocery stores as the temperatures drop. Here in Umbria, vegetable availability is seasonal… Continue reading

Posted in Umbrian recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Fennel Parmesan {Finocchi alla Parmigiana}