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There are a few Italian food myths we need to put right. Italian food is loved all over the world, for very obvious reasons, and every visitor to Italy wants to try it. But there are a lot of misconceptions about this much-loved cuisine. You might already know these things, or you might not - when I first arrived in Italy I had no idea. But after l...

The region of Campania holds classic treasures like the Palace of Caserta and archeological sites such as Pompeii and Herculaneum. Seductive resorts like Amalfi and the island of Capri attract visitors from all over the world, but the Cilento Coast of Campania has remained one of Italy’s best-kept secrets. The Cilento coastline stretches south of S...

Italy is known and appreciated all over the world for the excellent quality of its products. In particular with regard to wine. In fact, Italy is a world leader in the production of high quality wine. Italian Traditions will guide you on the discovery of the best Italian wines. Here we will analyze what the wine produced in Italy consists of and we...

A rare 850 gramme white truffle was auctioned for €85,000 in the Italian region of Alba on Sunday, with the anonymous Hong Kong buyer paying nearly 30 times this year's market price for smaller nuggets. The annual auction held in the region near Turin saw the unusually large white truffle sold at a price that would value it at €100 per gramme. "The...

Hop in the car, drive the countryside roads, enjoy the fall colors and stop at one of these charming villages for a dive into the past and a taste of delicious seasonal products. Rango, Trentino In the northern mountainous region of Trentino, Rango is part of Italy’s ‘Most Beautiful Villages’ network, having maintained its ancient fortified structu...

Throughout my time working in restaurants, I developed an illogical dread of some basic kitchen tasks. None of them — picking and chopping parsley, peeling and mincing garlic, browning pans of ground meat — were particularly difficult. But at the scale required in a professional kitchen, they felt Sisyphean. And even though it has been years since...

Fashion, like people, is fickle. At the whim of an ever-changing trend cycle, the industry forces its most loyal followers to live in a constant state of transition, whether that means being disappointed by the induction of new creative directors at iconic brands (#oldcéline) or stressed by the growing list of things we "need" for each coming seaso...

You could say Ferrari NV made a hot rod for its own back. When the Italian sports car maker started selling the $2.1 million LaFerrari Aperta convertible in 2016, it helped supercharge revenue and profit growth. Unfortunately the problem with limited editions is that shipments ultimately end. The slowdown of the supercar’s sales contributed to Ferr...

At the end of 2017, US foreign direct investment in Italy represented 7.4% of all FDI stocks in Italy, equivalent to a value of US$ 413.2 billion. With a stock of US$ 30.7 billion of US investment in 2017, Italy improved its position in the ranking of countries attracting investment from the US to 23rd place compared to 26th in 2016, with a share t...

With rain forecast for the next few days, and as 1st November is a public holiday here in Italy, why not spend some time in the kitchen making a traditional Tuscan slice known as castagnaccio. It is very easy to make, a simple slice made with chestnut flour, pine-nuts, sultanas and rosemary and like many other traditional Tuscan recipes, it has bee...

Da due miti come Giorgio Albertazzi e Dario Fo, allora giovanissimi, che a Carosello magnificano la pastina glutinata e le tagliatelle all’uovo, a Gerard Depardieu che consola una bambina caduta dalla bici con un piatto di farfalle. Da Mina che a fine anni ‘50 sottolinea la novità delle confezioni singole contro l’abitudine di vendere la pasta sfus...

Well known Dolomites are a mountain group within the Italian Alpine chain. They stretch through three regions: Trentino Alto Adige, Friuli and Veneto and include some of the most popular places in Italy for those who love snow, hiking and the mountain, both in summer and winter. However, being very extensive, it is difficult to visit them to the fu...