Some history and curiosities about pesto... and some other culinary icons!
Italian connections for the early month of October:
How couldn't we post again, considering the month we are in, this article about the mystery of Christopher...
Today, we celebrate Saint Nicholas, the real saint behind Santa.
This pharmacy in Genoa could just hold the secret to curing the body and the soul, all at once:
The Leonardo da Vinci Society assigned its awards in San Francisco:
There is a lot more to Italian Christmases than presepe and panettone (although those are awesome!):
RT @ItalyinUS: “#Italy is a reliable partner for the US in all sectors, in particular as global value chains get ever more complex" said Ambassador @MAZappia at @AmChamItaly's XV Transatlantic Award G
What's your first #Italian_Christmas memory? Let us know here, we're preparing an article about your fondest Christmas ricordi for our Christmas edition! ❤️🎄🇺🇸🇮🇹🎄❤️
Cold conviviality be the secret to Italy's longevity?
Here's why eating well in good company could help you getting old in great health:
The mystery of Elena Ferrante:
How many street foods from Italy do you know?
Arancini? Farinata, focaccia...
RT @TheLocalItaly: Everyone has heard about Italy’s one-euro homes offer, designed to breathe new life into abandoned towns and villages. But there’s another affordable option that many foreign buyers
Altino was a town of power and wealth in Roman times, but today almost nothing remains of it. Why do we remember it?
Quentin Tarantino speaks about the influence Italian cinema had on his work:
Is there a better way than relax over the weekend that with a glass of Italian wine?
Our word of the week is... tosto! Do you know what it means?
Happy Thanksgiving/buona Festa del Ringraziamento to all our readers! :)
Talking Italian design with Mattia Biagi, Italy's 2021 design ambassador:
It's not quite winter yet, but a good risotto with radicchio is an excellent way to warm up during these cold fall days!
An interview with Edward Bowen, a scholar who brought Ettore Scola's art to the universities:
Bottura's Refettori project (the last has recently opened in San Francisco) show us how conviviality and food can be a way to support solidarity and sustainability:
Michelangelo a forger? Apparently so... at least at the beginning of his career!