Almond and limoncello cake is a delicious dessert that recalls the familiar tastes of the Amalfi coast (Campania), from which limoncello originates. Traditionally, limoncello is made from the zest of Sorrento lemons.  Lemon zest, or peels without the pith, is steeped in spirits until the oil is released. The resulting yellow liquid is then mixed...

Sardinia, the Cilento area of the southern province of Salerno and the Maremma zone spreading between Lazio and Tuscany were the parts of Italy to come out strongest in the 2019 edition of the annual guide of seaside resorts prepared by Legambiente and the Touring Club Italiano. Pollica, near Salerno; Castiglione della Pescaia, in the province of G...

Barcelona's summer schedule is taking form, and the Blaugrana have secured two friendly matches against the Italian side Napoli with both to take place in the United States. Barça is taking advantage of the Spanish Super Cup change scheduled, which allows them to extend their pre-season, opening space for the games against Napoli set for August 7th...

A long, steep stone staircase connects the port of Marina Grande in Capri with the town of Anacapri, 300 meters above. Made up of 921 steps dug out of the side of Mount Solaro, Scala Fenicia was built by Greek colonists around the V-IV century BC, most likely on a pre-existing trail. Just like in other Greek towns, it connected an inhabited village...

«Una Cernobbio dell’economia reale, a Sud, sulla costiera Amalfitana. Per bilanciare la Cernobbio della finanza nel Nord». È l’idea di Lorenzo Zurino,34 anni, fondatore e ceo di The One Company premiato il 9 aprile scorso a New York dalla Niaf, la National Italian American Foundation, come miglior giovane imprenditore dell’anno. «Siamo impazienti d...

The ancient city of Elea, which derives its name from the local spring Hyele, was founded around 540 B.C. by a group of exiles from the Greek city of Phocaea, in present-day Turkey, occupied by the Persians. The city, which was known in the 5th century B.C. mainly for Parmenides and Zeno, founders of the famous Eleatic philosophy school, reached a...

Despite countless attempts at imitation by others, ceramics from Vietri (le ceramiche di Vietri) have proven themselves to be so unique that they can’t be duplicated. Thanks to the ceramics’ rich history and tradition, not to mention the specialized system used to produce it, Vietri’s ceramics really are in a class of their own. The process and the...

The Getty Villa is modeled on the Villa dei Papiri in Herculaneum, Italy, which was buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. This exhibition presents rare original artifacts and traces attempts to unroll and decipher thecarbonized papyri found during the latest excavations. On June 27, Francesco Sirano, Director of Herculaneum Archaeologi...

Saturday June 1, 12:00 - 4:00 pm. The Pompei Restaurant, 401 Hempstead Avenue, West Hempstead, NY. Admission: $45. Contact: Angela Danzi 516-756-0627/516-485-8620. Sponsored by Italian American Studies Association, Long Island Regional Chapter. Guest Speaker: Stanislao G. Pugliese, Ph.D., Professor of History, Hofstra University, and co-editor, wit...

In the year and a half that I studied abroad in Florence, Italy, I didn’t get to go to Naples once. I’ve heard you can find the best pizza in Italy there—or any kind of delicious Italian cuisine—and that the streets overflow with curiosities and history. The tourist vision of Naples is what most of us see; millions of people venture there to sit in...