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Warm green pea and bean salad

Fresh or frozen, peas bring a refreshing lightness to any dish and are therefore often used to lift the spirits of what might otherwise be overly-hearty winter warmers… Warm green pea and bean salad with herb-roasted tomatoes or Insalata tiepida di piselli verdi e fave con pomodori arrostiti all’erbe Serves 4 – Preparation 10 minutes –  Cooking 25 […]

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Saffron-braised chicken with peas, almonds and garlic

Fresh or frozen, peas bring a refreshing lightness to any dish and are therefore often used to lift the spirits of what might otherwise be overly-hearty winter warmers… Saffron-braised chicken with peas, almonds and garlic Serves 4 – Preparation 15 minutes – Cooking 45 minutes Ingredients 4 free-range chicken legs,  cut in half 3 tbsp olive oil 4 shallots, […]

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Herbed Farro Polenta Topped With Veggies & Celery Leaf Pistachio Pesto

It has been an extraordinarily cool and wet May here in Italy, so instead of wanting to make my typical warm weather dishes, I am still in the kitchen making hearty soups, stews, meaty pasta dishes, and even polenta. My kids grew up enjoying a … Continue reading

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Bacon Wrapped Artichoke Hearts

In just over two months time, we will be returning to Umbria for our 2016 season. We love to travel throughout Italy whenever we can fit it into our schedule, and every year we sneak off to Venice for a couple of nights. Venice is a city I know… Continue reading

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Meatball Minestrone Soup

It has been an unusually cool and rainy January here in Florida this year, and although I feel sorry for all the tourists visiting our area from up north looking for beach weather, I rather enjoy a few weeks of cooler temperatures myself. When … Continue reading

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Italian prosecutors call for Berlusconi to be put on trial for allegedly bribing starlets in “bunga bunga” sex scandal

Former prime minister is accused of buying the silence of “Ruby the Heart Stealer” and other women by paying them £7 million


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Valentine Recipes – The Italian Way

Reflecting the country’s diverse cultural history and traditional heritage, Italian cuisines are some of the most famous dishes appreciated all over the world today. From everyday preparations made in exotic Italian style to special recipes for special occasions, offers the world a wide variety of cuisines. Continue reading

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Italian Cuisine: More Than Pasta

There is much more than red sauce and starch on the agenda for most Italian regional cuisines, and with all of the various regions and cultures in the boot on the ocean, Italian regional cuisines have as much range as your average New York City block. Continue reading

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Italian Art And Architecture

There is more art and architecture to see in Italy than a person could possibly see in an entire lifetime. The three cities of Rome, Florence, and Venice alone offer an inexhaustible choice of art excursions. Continue reading

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Pompeii Italy

The Complications Of Finding A Good Capable Community Information For Pompeii You will also very likely encounter a fantastic sum of curanto (a hearty seafood stew) and arroz con pollo, which is a regular chicken and rice casserole. Be positive … Continue reading

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Cidades Da Italia

Beach Holidays In Panaji,goa The church on the main square, the Baroque architecture, pretty villas, cobbled streets and interesting buildings give Panaji a distinctly Portuguese ambience. The pretty town of Panaji lies along the left bank of the Mandovi River … Continue reading

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