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Along the ridge of the Monte Subasio massif, there are some isolated peaks, the most important of which are, from north to south, Monte Subasio (1290 m), Monte Civitelle (1280 m) and La Sermolla (1191 m). In addition, the north-western end of the hill is San Rufino (1110 m) and the south-eastern end of the hill is Madonna della Spella (978 m); furt...

Here we are talking again about the Italian language. Today we are going to talk about grammar and one of the most confusing and probably one of the most common mistake for Italian learners: auxiliaries! Oh yeah, are you ready to start? Hopefully I’ll be able to help you out a little to better understand this topic.

This week I'm going to focus on the wines from Avellino in the Campania region of southwestern Italy. You may also know this area and coast by way of the Gulf of Napoli or one of my favorites, the stunning Amalfi Coast. If you haven’t been I strongly recommend adding it to your list next time you visit Italy.

Necessity really is the mother of invention. For years I bemoaned the lack of literary venues for Italian-American writers. I strongly identify with my Italian-American heritage and am a writer - a poet specifically - so it naturally followed that I would desire to not only be able to submit to a publication or publications dedicated to IA writi...

Let’s talk history, ancient and more recent, before getting to the modern-day story of Cangiari, Italy’s first ethical high fashion brand. Cangiari’s creations are currently gracing catwalks from Milan to Paris to Dubai, but the label is so much more than its striking silhouettes and fabrics.

Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #101 magazine of We the Italians! We began this 2018 by celebrating our 100Th magazine, and our new book, the 2017 Yearbook of We the Italians. Our friends at Community, the Rai Italia tv show dedicated to the Italians abroad, were so kind to invite me to talk about this. For those interested to watch it, the episode...

Milan, the second biggest city in Italy, is considered by many to be “Europe’s door to the Mediterranean,” and internationally it is one of the best-known metropolises. Famous for style, fashion, culture and finance, every year the city attracts countless visitors interested in its runways and design showrooms.  But Milan also has another important...

Chicken breast rolls are a perfect dish for a family dinner any day of the week. The preparation is simple: lay a slice of chicken breast flat and place sliced ham and sage leaves on it, then just roll them up and cut in half, making beautiful and tasty rolls. Sage is a common ingredient in the Italian culinary tradition, used for example, in roast...

For centuries, Grottaglie, a small town in the province of Taranto, has been the site of flourishing artisanal ceramic production closely linked to the richness of the clay typical of this region. Up until the last century, it was possible to find dozens of ceramic objects in every home in Grottaglie. These were “ceramics for use”, completely unrel...

Garbagna is the most important center of Val Grue (Grue Valley). It is a medieval borgo, whose name derives from the Latin garbus, which means “bush”. The first archive news about Garbagna appear on March 29, 945:  a diploma of Ugo of Provence, the king of Italyof Carolingian origin. In this document the king confers the borgo to Count Elisiardo, a...

The approach of the Quirinale, the seat of the President of the Italian Republic, to the many proposals of art, is becoming increasingly varied. The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, announced in one of his first speeches that he wanted to reopen the doors of the Palace to all Italians, and it seems to us that this promise has been fulf...

In Europe, the tradition of eating pork meat stretches far back into antiquity, as pigs were an animal that was easy to rear in a domestic environment, they were rich in fat and delicious meats and reproduced quickly. In the second half of the nineteenth century, some pig bones excavated from archaeological sites in the Po Valley corroborated the h...