Chef, sono la cuoca dell’anno per la Guida Michelin!”.Queste le parole con cui Caterina Ceraudo, 29 anni, chef del ristorante Dattilo, in Calabria, ha informato il suo maestro, lo chef Niko Romito, del riconoscimento appena ricevuto dalla prestigiosa guida “Rossa”, il primo del genere, ovvero “migliore chef donna” per il 2017, come riferisce il Cor...

Chefs love the distinctive flavor of Calabrian peppers, small hot Italian cherry peppers that usually come to us in the States packed jars of olive oil and preserved with a little salt. Tuscany at Your Table in Virginia-Highland offers prepared Italian foods like Tuscan Soup, panini and Orecchiette with Broccolini. But their shelves are also stocke...

This summer, the University of Calabria, in collaboration with the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, will host the "Italian Diaspora Studies Summer Seminar." As part of the program in Arcavacata di Rende, Cleveland-born moviemaker Michael DiLauro will screen his recent feature length production on June 21.  In La Mia Strada/My Road, the...

NIAF member Karen Haid will be hosting two presentations of her book, “Calabria: The Other Italy,” at Italian cultural centers. The first will take place on Friday, February 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Westchester Italian Cultural Center in Tuckahoe, N.Y. This book presentation will also include a culinary demonstration and tasting of traditional Calab...

The southern Calabria region has been listed by the New York Times as one of 52 places to visit in 2017. The online travel section of the Times included Calabria among its selection of must-see locations, noting that "some of the best meals in Italy aren't found in Rome or Tuscany", but can be savored in the southern region of Calabria. "The...

by Anthony Julian Tamburri   This three-week summer program at the University of Calabria (Arcavacata di Rende) is now in its third edition. The Seminar takes place June 12–30, adiposity 2017 and is designed to introduce participants (doctoral students and professors) to cultural studies of the Italian Diaspora from a variety of academic pers...

The Bronzes of Riace were discovered by Mr Stefano Mariottini, an amateur scuba diver from Rome, during a holiday on the Calabrian coast. They turned out to be one of Italy's most important archeological finds of the last 100 years. The two sculptures look human and divine at the same time, between reality and myth.&nb...

by Jerry Finzi   In a land ravaged by earthquakes, floods and volcanoes from time to time, it's no wonder that in Italy, one will occasionally discover one of the many Ghost Towns... Perched high on a rocky outcrop, with buildings precariously built under overhanging cliffs, is the beautiful remains of Pentedattilo, a village in southern Cal...

Here in our home, one of our Christmas traditions is making gingerbread cookies and one gingerbread house each year. (CLICK to see what we built last year.) I often wondered if there is something similar in Italy and in fact, I discovered something very similar to gingerbread in Calabria... the Mostaccioli, a shaped, honey and spiced, unleavened ha...

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The name Tropea alone signals (to Italians and foreigners alike) sun, sea and unforgettable sceneries. This splendid setting lies within the Provice of Vibo Valentia, along the Coast of the Gods, also known as the "Beautiful Coast" (Costa Bella) for its inspiring pan...