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Octopus and fennel salad is a typical Mediterranean dish, rich in flavor and nutrients. It can be either a delicious starter or a light lunch – in the latter case the portion should be larger. This salad is not only just beautiful and tasty, but it is also delightfully healthy. Octopus is a low-calorie and lean seafood, rich in protein, minerals (i...

The traditional activity of the hat district is concentrated around the Marche region and more specifically in the towns of Montappone and Massa Fermana.It began in 1300 when hats were used exclusively for farming activities. Grain harvesting produced straw, which was then braided to be used as a raw material for making “straw hats”.

"Finally we saw the lovely beach of Tremezzina, whose charming valleys enjoy the same climate as Rome. Those who live in Milan and suffer the cold, in fact, come here to spend the winter; there are more and more buildings on the green hills which are reflected in the lake. They can’t be called “Palaces”, but it is not enough to define them as just...

A series of mysteries animate the life of Venice in the recent months. The first is rooted in the myth of Venice's history: it is the third column of Piazzetta di San Marco.

The hazelnut, widely found in all temperate regions of the northern hemisphere, was one of the first fruit trees to be used and cultivated by humans, providing an important source of energy for early nomadic populations. Research carried out in past years has shown that the hazelnut was already present in the historical cultivation areas of Piedmon...

General elections are approaching, and Italians must choose. But choose who? Here’s a short bio for every wannabe Presidente del Consiglio on the battlefield*, written by a very evil analyst.

The ruined Princess. Cristina Trivulzio di Belgiojoso used this pseudonym to write her articles about the Italian revolution revolts in a modest attic in Paris, where she lived as a fugitive. She had a great passion for freedom and revolution. This same passion scarred the entire life of the noblewoman making her to abandon her comfort - without re...

In a panoramic position on one of the most inspiring expanses along the Gulf of Policastro rises Maratea, magnificent city in the Region of Basilicata. Built on the rocky Monte San Biagio, the city faces a spectacular stretch of the Tyrrhennian Sea. Maratea is a calling for travelers in search of a relaxing seaside vacation marked by Italian landsc...

There is an Italy that challenges the crisis by focusing on its own identity, which competes and asserts itself without losing its soul. Culture, beauty and creativity are the keys to maintain and strengthen the international records that can boast our country. Italy is known in the world for its extraordinary food and wine heritage that makes it t...

"In the name of the Assumption, / brothers, beat yourself": to this invitation, pronounced with a stony voice by the Capo dei battenti, hundreds and hundreds of devotees kneel down on the churchyard, the chest begins to be struck with blood, while the painting of the Madonna leaves the church of Guardia Sanframondi, Sannio, in the Province of Benev...

In Randall's Island, the US national team is preparing for the World Cup in Brazil. These are exciting days, a little underestimated by the rest of the country: soccer in the Fifties is an ethnic sport discipline, little space in the media, few means available. In the group of athletes led by coach Bill Jeffy there are five Italian Americans: Nicho...

The Prince's Villa was the residence of the only Prince Genoa has ever had. It was in 1529 when Andrea Doria, a talented admiral and legendary gunman, started the work that would lead to the construction of this marvellous palace overlooking the Gulf of Genoa, in Lguria. The place would become the prince's retreat of peace on his return from countl...