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Can pasta actually help you lose weight? A new study suggests it can. The growing popularity of low-carb diets has many people tossing the tortellini, but Canadian scientists said the Italian staple has been wrongly vilified. Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto said pasta's low glycemic index means it breaks down very slowly in the bod...

Nevermind how long you have lived in Rome, you’ll always find something new to discover, or so do its lucky residents say. Of course, Rome is art, history and good food. It’s tradition and the very heart of Italian identity. In so many ways, Rome embodies within its streets and alleys, monuments and buildings all the beauty and idiosyncrasies of It...

Rome's archaeological site at Largo di Torre Argentina is to be restored in a project sponsored by luxury jeweller Bulgari, according to Italian daily newspaper Corriere della Sera. The restoration, estimated at €800,000, would take about 10 months, with a possible inauguration date in January 2020. Central to the works is a new entry into the site...

With the intent to shed a light on the hidden gems of Italian wine, Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) will host two Executive Wine Seminars during the 52nd edition of Vinitaly. Henry Davar, wine educator from USA and Vinitaly International Academy certified Italian Wine Expert, will introduce two unique tastings aimed at drawing attention to whi...

Parte oggi, domenica 8 aprile 2018, Little Big Italy, un programma in onda su canale Nove presentato dal ristoratore romano Francesco Panella. La formula è quella della gara tra tre ristoranti italiani all’estero, partendo da New York sede della prima puntata. Vediamo insieme chi sono i tre concorrenti in gara. Qui trovate orari e scheda del progra...

The crisp golden delicacies are a speciality of the Roman-Jewish cuisine and a prominent feature on menus. But Israel's Chief Rabbinate said the method of cooking the artichoke whole made it impossible to clean properly and it didn't therefore adhere to kosher standards. "The heart of the artichoke is full of worms, there's no way you can clean it,...

La festa della Perdonanza Celestiniana, che si svolge ogni anno a L'Aquila, è la candidata italiana nella Lista rappresentativa del Patrimonio culturale immateriale. Promossa dall’Unesco dal 2003, la lista tutela le tradizioni, gli usi e i costumi delle comunità. Un’eredità intangibile ma altrettanto importante da salvaguardare, per evitare che si...

Just like the rest of the world, Italy has been following the POTUS’ work, both at home and on the international arena, with interest.. Curiosity turned into fully fledged concern in the last couple of weeks, after hearing of the potential implementation of higher import tariffs for steel and aluminium, a move he has been thinking of for quite a wh...

Oggi compie cent'anni. Lo hanno festeggiato, a pranzo, l'arcivescovo di Pompei, Tommaso Caputo, con i vertici del Santuario di Pompei. Gaetano Spampanato, ospite della Casa di riposo San Michele Arcangelo di Piano di Sorrento, ha vissuto un secolo tra l'Italia, dove è nato, a Nola, il 4 aprile 1918, e gli Stati Uniti, dove approdò poco più che tren...

Frascati is the most suitable location for nuclear research. There were at least 9 locations who were candidates to host the cutting-edge research center on the nuclear fusion of ENEA, known as DTT or Divertor Tokamak Test facility but among the many pretenders Frascati was placed in first place in front of Genoa, which was considered one of the mo...

Italian food in the world has set another all-time record, with exports exceeding 2.5 billion euros for the first time in January 2018 due to a 12.8% increase compared to the same period of 2017. This is what emerges from an analysis by Coldiretti (on Istat data) on foreign trade in 2018. This is an excellent result for Italian food export sales, c...

Nell’ultima edizione del Report 2017 della Commissione Europea “Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor”, sono confrontate 168 città europee, indagate sulla base dei loro risultati nella promozione della cultura e della creatività. Sono usati 29 indicatori raggruppati in 9 dimensioni che descrivono la vitalità culturale(offerta culturale e partecipazi...