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This is the smallest theatre in Italy

In the small town of Vetriano, in the province of Lucca, is this theatre, now part of the Guinness World Records. This historial theatre, is now recognised as the smallest world! The theatre is located between houses and the streets of this stunning Tuscan village and keeps features of the 19th century, with a very little stage which is still […]

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Bolognese is best in Britain

What’s the verdict? Italian or British bundle of bolognese? This story first appeared on The Telegraph and was written by XANTHE CLAY.   I was brought up on spaghetti bolognese. Slippery tendrils of pasta wreathed in a great mound of meat and tomato sauce, which we didn’t know was called a ragu, was a regular supper. For us […]

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Lamb Shanks Braised With Red Wine & Rosemary

Our Easter celebration was a little different this year. We usually always spend it with family, but this year it was just my husband and myself, along with little Zoe (our little Yorkie pup). I spent the day cleaning out cupboards in anticipat… Continue reading

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Sicilian Seafood Soup With Couscous

We are anxiously planning our trip to Sicily for early May, so when my latest Saveur magazine came in the mail with a big bowl of Sicilian seafood stew featured on the cover, I must admit that I got a little excited. The article is all about Si… Continue reading

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Farro Zucchini Cakes With Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

In my attempt to add more vegetarian dishes to our weekly menu plan, I am always looking for unique dishes that are full of flavor. I have always been a fan of zucchini fritters or pancakes, so when I came across a recipe that included farro in… Continue reading

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Caramelized Roasted Carrots With Parsley Almond Pesto

Easter is just a little less than a week, and I am getting lots of questions about planning an Easter menu. When planning any holiday menu, each course shipped flow from one to the next and have complimentary flavors. Holiday side dishes are al… Continue reading

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Salami & Cheese Easter Frittata

Easter is quickly approaching and it is one holiday that I thoroughly enjoy, particularly because of the various traditional foods associated with it. One of my favorite Easter recipes is Neapolitan Easter Bread http://www.italianfoodforever.co… Continue reading

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Rome council workers accused of renting luxury flats to ‘friends’ for less than £10 per month

City council rented out flats overlooking Vatican and Colosseum for as little as £7.50 a month, investigators say


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Italian policeman who clocked in for work in his underwear is sacked

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Eggs In Purgatory With Spinach & Peppers

We have been making a concerted effort to eat a little lighter this year which includes incorporating more meatless meals into our weekly menu. This egg dish is one that I used to make for the family on weekends many years ago, but for some rea… Continue reading

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Rome restaurant draws backlash after banning under fives due to ‘lack of manners’

La Fraschetta del Pesce has decided that the restaurant will be off limits to young children, describing them as ‘little uncontrollable terrors’ Continue reading

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