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A ravioli by any name is still a little pocket of goodness

By On January 27, 2017

By Murray Schulman It’s a new year already? Yes, 2017 has arrived. The cliché that says the older one gets the faster time moves is more my reality than it is a… Read More

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The snow is white, the trees are green, the wines are red

By On December 1, 2016

By Frank Cipparone As Christians around the world prepare for the holiest day on the calendar, thoughts turn to family, friends and joyous gatherings to celebrate the Nativity. Throughout Italy, regional festivals… Read More

Every Hanukkah season brings a public menorah display to Piazza Bologna, Rome.
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Fried eggplant perfect way to observe Hanukkah

By On December 1, 2016

By Melissa Cannavo-Marino Though people wouldn’t think so, given the presence of the Vatican, Italy has always had a significant Jewish population — the urban Roman Jewish community at the time of… Read More

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St. Helena’s plans a Feast for the ages

By On December 1, 2016

The Americans of Italian Heritage Council will celebrate the Feast of the Seven Fishes on Dec. 1 in the Empress Room of St. Helena’s Church in Blue Bell, Pa. The Feast, in… Read More

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Remnants of the Renaissance still reverberate in today’s art and music

By On December 1, 2016

By Gabriel Spadaccini The Renaissance changed the world between the 14th and 17th centuries. A new intellectual movement centered on our purpose in the world as humans brought us some of the… Read More

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Barbaresco: Harvest queen that can equal or surpass her king

By On November 16, 2016

By Frank Cipparone The harvest is over and the vineyards are quiet. Vines have taken on the colors of autumn. In the wine cellars of Cuneo province the king and queen of… Read More

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Regina Rossa: Calabrian red onion considered kitchen royalty

By On November 16, 2016

Ever heard of la Regina Rossa of Tropea? If not, in almost every Italian kitchen, la Regina Rossa, the Red Queen who hails from Calabria is regarded as a member of an… Read More

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Città della Pieve in Umbria celebrates saffron harvest in October

By On November 16, 2016

The whole world knows that it is impossible to excise Italy from its culinary traditions. Italians socialize over food, and live their town’s traditions through culinary festivals. People are often surprised to… Read More

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Scenes from Vendemmia

By On November 16, 2016

Photos by Fred Bourdon… Read More

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Bounty of harvest season delights locals and visitors alike

By On November 16, 2016

By Joe Cannavo Many Americans equate southern Italy with farms and a rural lifestyle, while the north is the land of big cities, fashion, industry and tourism.      For many who… Read More