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So you know you love mozzarella, but did you know that this formaggio fresco comes in many different shapes and forms? Discover the cheesy variety below! A typical cheese of Campania in southern Italy, mozzarella is loved and enjoyed by many throughout the world for its soft and tangy goodness. While the classic fior di latte variety made with fres...

Inserire nel proprio tour europeo il luogo dove ebbe i natali il suo bis-bisnonno potrebbe avere dell’incredibile. Invece è successo che, in questo scorcio di calda estate, Perry Williams giungesse a Gualdo Tadino per capire da dove ha avuto origine una parte della sua famiglia. Perry è arrivato dagli Stati Uniti, precisamente da Scranton, Pennsylv...

It’s no easy feat to reach the Aeolian Islands, a tranquil, unspoiled archipelago north of Sicily beloved by travelers since Homeric times, but once you’ve settled into the gentle rhythms of the place, leaving is no easy feat, either. “Should I bring another bottle of wine?”  asked Enzo Anastasi. The two of us had been sitting in silence on the spa...

Around 57% of the Italian population, some 34.5 million people, are taking, or have taken, a summer holiday this year, hoteliers' association Federalberghi said on Tuesday. It said this included 26.5 million adults and eight million children and marked a 0.5% increase with respect to the 2017 season. The report said Italian people's holidays will g...

Emilia 4, l’auto solare studiata e costruita dai ricercatori bolognesi dell’Alma Mater (in team con Scm Group, Ciri e Cineca) ha trionfato negli Stati Uniti, vincendo l’American solar challenge, la competizione mondiale riservata a veicoli solari sviluppati dalle università di tutto il mondo. Il bolide green –finanziato con i fondi europei del Por...

Anyone looking to combine an Italian beach vacation with some hiking and cultural activities should head to the Riviera del Conero, a stretch of coast just south of Ancona in Le Marche, dominated by the 572-meter high Mount Conero. This mountain overlooking the sea is part of the regional park by the same name, Parco del Conero, a 6,000-hectare coa...

E’ un grande amico dell’associazione “Ragusani nel Mondo” ma è soprattutto un grande amico dei ragusani perché da vero e proprio mecenate della cultura iblea negli States, ha sempre favorito e promosso esibizioni artistiche di numerosi artisti ragusani. E’ la storia dell’avvocasto Giuseppe Rollo, nato a Ferla nel 1957 ma con nonno ragusano. Dopo la...

Of the ten advanced therapy medicinal products to have been approved in Europe, three – Strimvelis, Zalmoxis and Holoclar – have been developed in Italy, which is rapidly asserting itself as a leading player in the field of cell and gene therapies. Strimvelis was developed at the San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy (SR-Tiget), Milan, a...

If you’ve ever been to Venice, you’ve seen some of his magnificent work: the clock tower at Piazza San Marco, which he was charged with reconstructing in the mid 18th century. A few years later he added the nativity scene and the three kings automata to the tower, which hordes of tourists view and enjoy each year. I’m referring to accomplished watc...

I knew I had become truly Italian once I had mastered shopping for food on a daily basis (every morning) as opposed to a large once-weekly supermarket shop. Food shopping Italian style means encompassing the fundamentals of an Italian diet, which is buying food that one needs for that day (maybe two because there will be leftovers), and buying only...

Consul General Countryman visited the city of Pollica, located in Campania’s Park of Cilento and Valle di Diano, Italy’s second largest national park.  Mayor of Pollica Stefano Pisani and Legambiente IVLP alumnus Valerio Calabrese welcomed CG Countryman and offered her a tour of the local “Living Museum of the Sea” and “Living Museum of the Mediter...

Sono arrivati a 50 gli itinerari fra i vivai, i giardini e i paesaggi italiani ideati e proposti dal blog Italian Botanical Trips, spin off del sito Italian Botanical Heritage. Italian Botanical Heritage è il censimento del patrimonio botanico e orticolo italiano, creato nel 2014 dalla giornalista botanica Margherita Lombardi. Rivolto agli appassi...