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Merenda, the Italian mid-afternoon snack (and a recipe)

There’s no proper translation in English for the word merenda. In the Italian daily eating routine, merenda is a meal that is enjoyed between lunch and dinner: that sweet or savoury food break tha
Nov. 29, 2018 - 9:20am

Where to shop for Thanksgiving ingredients in Rome

Expats celebrating Thanksgiving in need not panic. All they need is a little advance planning. Sourcing ingredients and staples for Thanksgiving dinner in Rome, complete with cranberry sauce, pumpki
Oct. 22, 2018 - 1:22pm

Autumn in Italy – seasonal ingredients, dishes and food festivals

In the Northern hemisphere the Italian countryside will soon be ablaze with color, food festivals will showcase nature’s best and tables will be laden with gorgeous foods. Italians eagerly aw
Oct. 18, 2018 - 4:00pm

10 best food markets in Italy

One of the best ways to truly grasp the spirit of Italy and its eating traditions is visiting and shopping at a local market. North to south, here are 10 of the best food markets in Italy.
May. 22, 2018 - 7:53am

Top 8 Italian motorcycle roads (with pit stops)

The plains, hills and alpine passes of Italy perfectly represent the synthesis and union of pure nature and human intervention, giving motorcyclist unforgettable riding experiences. Not to mention t
Apr. 18, 2018 - 10:00am

Pasta forces join on the 2nd annual #CarbonaraDay

While Italy is split between team guanciale and team pancetta, Carbonara is without a doubt one of the world’s most loved dishes, reinterpreted according to the availability of local ingredients o
Apr. 03, 2018 - 8:00am

Italian Easter traditions at the table

Lasagna, lamb and pastiera (wheatberry cake) are only a few of the classic foods Italians normally enjoy during the Easter celebrations.
Mar. 26, 2018 - 12:42pm

15 Italian vegetarian dishes you may not know

It’s easy for Italians to comprehend and accept the vegetarian approach, much more than in traditionally meat-consuming cultures such as North America and the UK, for example. They rely heavily on
Feb. 21, 2018 - 2:00pm

10 best Italian soups

As temperatures drop, Italians traditionally make soup. But there’s a universe beyond minestrone: in the realm of Italian soups the choice of lesser known traditional zuppeis, like much of the Bel
Feb. 21, 2018 - 12:00pm

Italy’s 24 most beloved cheeses, from north to south

Each Italian region, city and village boasts a vast array of typically local cheeses: each product represents the area’s deep cultural and farming heritage. Here is an alphabetized list of Italy’s
Nov. 22, 2017 - 10:00am
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