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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...

All those who have experienced the honor and the adventure of meeting him, said that his English was, actually, its own English. For the first ten minutes, the largest U.S. producers looked at him and thought how strange was the accent of that Italian man from Rome who wanted to reinvent cinema. They stared at him, then at his eyes, listening to hi...

Madonna di Campiglio, Pearl of the Dolomites, is ideal for a vacation in the mountains – set inside the lush Val Rendena, the Brenta Dolomites lie to its east, while the Adamello and Presanella groups lie to its west. Set at 4,921 feet of altitude, Madonna di Campiglio is both discrete and elegant, and among the most imporant skiing hubs in the ent...

Environmental challenges point to new opportunities that, thanks also to Italian manufacturing traditions, are within our country's grasp: the circular economy is one of the most exciting and promising of these opportunities. Italy – poor in natural resources – has always striven to make more efficient, intelligent and innovative use of materials,...

It is impossible, if not even pretentious, to accurately illustrate what is happening during the Holy Week in two regions rich in popular traditions such as Basilicata and Puglia. The religious practices of the Lenten and Easter cycle, present almost everywhere, are very varied and articulated, even though they present devotional and scenic-represe...

The Italian American sportswomen have left a luminous trail in the American sports, either in the most popular disciplines and in those less practiced or far from the front pages of newspapers and TV programming.   Baseball  In 1942, Philip Wrigley (owner of the Chicago Cubs) financed an analysis about the project to create a women's baseball champ...

Born from the love and botanical passion of the last owners, the princes Scipione and Maria Carla Borghese, the Biviere Garden occupies a vast area  between the plain of Catania and the northern slopes of the Iblei Mountains, west of the Ionian Sea. A wonderful example of a Mediterranean-Esotic garden, it extends for about 3 hectares, on three diff...