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Farro Pasta With In A Creamy Thyme Sauce With Mushrooms & Sausage ~ For National Pasta Day

Farro Pasta With In A Creamy Thyme Sauce With Mushrooms & Sausage ~ For National Pasta Day

The folks at Lagostina contacted me a while ago to see if I’d be interested in taking part in National Pasta Day, October 17th. They were kind enough to gift me with a gorgeous pasta pot to use to create a unique and tasty pasta dish for this celebration. I recently returned to North America […] Continue reading

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Lighter Kale Caesar Salad

Caesar salad is a dish offered in many Italian restaurants found in North America, but it may surprise some, that it is a salad you will never find in Italy. This popular salad is said to have been created by Caesar Cardini, an Italian chef who… 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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Italy’s Lombardy bans burqas after terror attacks

Northeastern region of Lombardy has amended legislation in order to outlaw the burqa and niqab from public offices and hospitals Continue reading

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An Italian Christmas

An Italian Christmas

I’ve just returned from almost two weeks away visiting family up north, and now that Thanksgiving is over my thoughts are on Christmas. Of all the holidays we celebrate each year, Christmas is my favorite one, and I love to decorate my house from top to bottom, spoil my family with gifts, and bake up […] Continue reading

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Rome corruption leaves Milan as ‘moral capital’, says Italian official

Head of Italy’s National Anti-Corruption Authority says that while northern business hub Milan has “become the country’s moral capital”, Rome has shown itself as fundamentally corrupt and lacking the “necessary antibodies” to fight crime Continue reading

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Italian Wine And Food – The Emilia-Romagna Region

It didn’t really accompany the food, a breaded chicken cutlet in sweet and sour sauce with potatoes cooked in chicken fat. As the wine aged a bit, (it takes a long time to finish a liter if you don’t care to drink very much at a time) it got better instead of worse. 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 Touring Italy

Italy is the world’s top vacation destination. It has something for everyone; its attractions include secular and religious sites spanning centuries, isolated villages and dynamic cities, beaches, ski resorts, and world-class fashion. And, let’s not forget its outstanding cuisine, and its unique wines. 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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Finding Your Flight To Italy

Finding Your Flight To Italy Editor’s information When you plan your trip to Italy, you must be certain to take care in selecting your flight. It is always a great temptation to splurge on a first class flight, but you … Continue reading

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