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Viewpoint: Orbetello, Tuscany

This 16th-century windmill is a striking but silent sentry in the tranquil Laguna di Orbetello, and just one spectacular sight in an area of breathtaking beauty and scenery… This lone windmill in Orbetello lagoon is an evocative reminder of earlier times, when Spanish military power presided over the territory. Orbetello, in the enchanting countryside of […]

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Osso Buco Risotto With Red Wine

I recently took part in a Lagostina Risotto Blogger Challenge, which involved creating a risotto recipe using the gorgeous Lagostina Risottiera (risotto pot) I was gifted. I have had this risotto recipe in mind for months but just never seemed … 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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I Love Italian Wine And Food – The Sardinia Region

Cannonau wine may qualify as the mother of all European wines. It is made from the Grenache grape, which originated in Spain. The producer, Sella and Mosca, has the second largest contiguous vineyard in Italy. Over 6 million bottles are year are produced on an estate of more than 1500 acres. Continue reading

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Avoid 3 Negative Approaches To Learning Italian

Like many other things, learning a language – Italian or any other – is much easier in the long run if you do it properly the first time. Here are 3 mistaken approaches to learning Italian. Continue reading

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7 Ways To Get The Most From Your Family Travel In Italy

As the title says, here are 7 common sense ways to get more from your family’s travel to and in Italy. Really! Continue reading

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Italian Wine And Food – Aosta Valley Region, Piedmont Wine

The Aosta Valley is a little short on great wines, but the author found a fabulous Piedmont wine to substitute. Continue reading

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Italy Facts

Car Hire Milan Airport – Best Way To Travel To Italy Think of place that is connected with Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci, Pizza, and the Pope’s residence. What do these things have in common? If a person could not define … Continue reading

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The Apulia Region

If you are looking for fine Italian wine and food, consider the Apulia region of southern Italy. You may find a bargain, and I hope that you’ll have fun on this fact-filled wine education tour.

Apulia is the heel of the Italian boot. Continue reading

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Italian Pasta

When we hear the term Italian cuisine, the first name that comes in our mind is pasta. Though it was originated in Italy, it is famous worldwide. Pasta is like noodles, made from certain grain flours with water and/or eggs mixtures. Continue reading

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I Love Italian Wine And Food – The Molise Region

Molise is a small region of central eastern Italy on the Adriatic Sea. It is one of the most unspoiled regions of Italy, about 90% hills and mountains. Agricultural products include livestock, pigs, sheep, and goats, wheat and a variety of vegetables including giant celery. Continue reading

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