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Tomato, Onion, & Gorgonzola Cheese Salad

Tomato, Onion, & Gorgonzola Cheese Salad

I love to travel around Italy, and when friends ask where else I’d like to travel in Europe, I always say I have too much to see yet in Italy before I go elsewhere. When we lived in Milan for eight years while my kids were much younger, we traveled around Europe a lot, in […] Continue reading

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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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Mysterious death of Italian banking executive to be re-examined amid murder claims

Prosecutors in Siena order body of David Rossi to be exhumed after family say he was killed for knowing too much about bank’s financial meltdown Continue reading

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Easter In Italy

Easter in Italy is a Christian based holiday, which begins on Palm Sunday, and culminates the following week on Easter Sunday. Although all of Holy Week is important, it is Easter Sunday when the real festivities begin to celebrate the resurrec… Continue reading

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Armed thieves steal paintings off walls of Verona museum

CCTV footage released in the wake of fresh arrests shows three armed thieves removing art from the walls of Verona’s Castelvecchio Museum in 2015 Continue reading

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Italy set to pass new law to fight food waste

The Italian parliament is due to pass new laws cutting red tape for shops or supermarkets who wish to donate food – making it Europe’s second country after France to introduce new legislation Continue reading

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Secret wartime tunnels unearthed beneath Naples

Geologists discover forgotten world after tip-off from 90-year-old man who remembered sheltering underground from air raid Continue reading

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Heiress to Italian fashion house Pucci faces manslaughter investigation

Prosecutors investigating whether tree, on estate owned by Pucci heiress, was diseased Continue reading

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Stone floor appears to ‘breathe’ in extraordinary video

Remarkable footage shows the power of the sea air as it moves a stone pavement in Italy Continue reading

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Italian unions criticise museum chief of Royal Palace of Caserta for working too hard

By working too many hours and staying past closing time at his on-site office, Mauro Felicori puts the entire museum at risk, say angry unions Continue reading

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Saint’s treasure sparks battle between Naples and Church

Italian protesters try to stop Catholic Church gaining any control over the treasure of a local saint thought to be worth more than crown jewels Continue reading

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