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Maritozzi Quaresimali, the Roman Lent buns

2 1/2 teaspoons yeast, 3/4 cup (180 ml) milk, 6 Tablespoons...
"Donatello Svelato": three Crucifixes in one single exhibition in Padua

"Donatello Svelato": three Crucifixes in one single exhibition in Padua

It will be hard not to get emotional by looking at the three...

Italy issues two-euro coins dedicated to Expo and Dante

Italy will issue soon two new two-euro commemorative coins, one...

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Victor Emanuel II, first king of Italy

Quaresimali Genovesi, delicious cookies while waiting for Easter

These biscuits made during the Lent time are sweets of ancient...
Silver Oak, Vintage Cabernet, Napa Valley, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Silver Oak Parties On with their Latest Vintage Cabernet

A movie premier would pale in comparison. A presidential...
The Mausoleum, Ardeatine Caves, Fosse Ardeatine, Rome, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

The Mausoleum of the Ardeatine Caves in Rome

Dear Readers, President Sergio Mattarella, who assumed office in...
Borghi più belli d’Italia, Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

I Borghi più belli d’Italia: Italy’s most beautiful villages - Second Part

Italy’s most beautiful villages: so many to chose from and all...

Andrea Carandini digs up Italy’s hidden treasures

Countless historical and artistic treasures, deeply rooted in...
Saint Patrick, Tomie de Paola, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Patrick’s parents were Romans. Saint Patrick book for children by Tomie de Paola

Dear Readers, March brings shamrocks and my annual “St. Patrick...
Crostata, Custard, Butter, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

It’s Better With Butter

The old adage is true, and truer still when brown butter is...
Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa, DNA, real identity, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

DNA test to determine Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa real identity

Lisa del Giocondo, also known as Lisa Gherardini, was a member...
I Borghi più belli d’Italia, Italy, beautiful village, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

I Borghi più belli d’Italia: Italy’s most beautiful villages - First Part

From North to South, from East to West, Italy is dotted with...
Gianduiotto, Chocolate, 150 Years, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Gianduiotto Chocolate Celebrates 150 Years

With its distinctive upturned boat shape, smooth creaminess, and...
Murano, ancient glass, art, Venice, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Murano and its ancient glass art

The Murano art of glass is known around all the world. Its...

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