The first documents that speak of horticulture in the Lusia area are several handwritten notebooks dated 1930. The term “insalata” is used, which at that time still meant either lettuce or endive. But, in 1933, the words “latuga” or “salata” appear meaning "Cappuccia lettuce”. The post-war period, characterized by destruction and famine, provided a...

The timing could not be more appropriate to talk about issues of exclusion and inclusion in society, the topic at the center of the next Inserra event presented with Arts & Cultural Programming | Peak Performances at the Kasser Theater. "Venice as a Metaphor of the World: Otherness, Immigration, and Religion in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice...

Questa mattina a Padova la PAO del Consolato Generale degli Stati Uniti d'America a Milano, Kim Natoli, ha presenziato alla cerimonia di commemorazione al monumento "Memoria e Luce" per i terribili attentati dell'11 settembre 2001 alle Torri Gemelle. Nel suo discorso, la Console per la Stampa e Cultura Kim Natoli ha affermato che "l'11 settembre ha...

Birra Antoniana, a craft beer hailing from Padua, Italy founded in 2011, debuted this summer in the US. Just like the wines Italy is known for, these beers are brewed using local raw ingredients that give a special taste of Italian terroir. They even grow their 250 acres of barley. Birra Antoniana strives to not only taste authentic, but to be sust...

An Italian ministry has ruled that tiramisu is from Friuli and not Veneto, setting off a less than sweet war of words between the neighbouring regions. It all started when gastronomy authors Clara and Gigi Padovani published 'History, curious facts & interpretations of the most beloved Italian sweet'. The book sought to define the origins of globe-...

Il 1 agosto 517, Ursicino, lettore della Scuola dei sacerdoti della cattedrale di Verona, annota, con firma e data, il manoscritto che ha appena finito di trascrivere con le agiografie, cioè le vite di due santi. Non poteva certamente nemmeno immaginare che il suo nome avrebbe contrassegnato, 1500 anni dopo, le origini della più antica biblioteca d...

Un corridoio diretto dall’Illinois alla Laguna. American Airlines lancerà dalla prossima primavera un nuovo volo non stop fra Venezia e Chicago, che sarà operativo dal 4 maggio 2018. Il nuovo servizio offrirà più di 3mila posti alla settimana per tutta la stagione estiva e sarà operato da un aeromobile B787-8 Dreamliner.  La configurazione a bordo...

Palladio certainly needs no introduction or epithets. For us, it is synonymous with architecture. But apparently not just for us. He’s so famous for his greatness, even overseas, that the One Hundred Eleventh Congress of the United States of America called him the «Father of American Architecture». This is also due to the fact that «the architectur...

The Road of 52 Tunnels is considered a historical monument with a great significance. The construction of this great work had begun during the war in the winter of 1917. According to information of many historical sources, the war had begun while the men of the 33rd Company of the Italian Army were tasked with the construction of the road. The roa...

What’s more pleasurable on a vacation to Italy than enjoying a scoop or two of gelato? There may only be one answer, and that’s savoring the gelato you made yourself. Luckily, travelers can now try their hand at the craft by taking one of the several gelato-making classes for amateurs offered throughout Italy. These classes are usually between two...