Usually when we say pasta in Italian we mean a whole world that may not seem so easy to understand to people not used to it. Pasta is not only the dried one, made from wheat, but also the “fresh” one, usually made with egg. This is what makes it also more flavoured, and exceptional..
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When I was a child there was one tradition of birthday parties that used to mark the threshold of the “not a child anymore”-like parties: the fact that you could not only enjoy the party for a whole afternoon but even stay over for dinner! It was a real accomplishment! There was no other meal..
Nowadays the car is probably the most important way of transport everyone has. There are some people that treat it like a wealthy toy, and some others that simply exploit it as much as they can. But which was the equivalent of the car in the past? In Le Marche quite every farmer used to..
Have you ever met la Befana? Well, neither have I, but I’ve always prepared a very delicious breakfast for her since I was a little girl. The legend of la Befana goes back in time, and is closely related to the story of the Three Kings, who come every year on the 6th January to..
All Souls’ Day is a commemoration to which we Italian are very devoted to. As a child I found quite depressing the visit to the cemetery that had to take place every year on the 2nd November. Most of the times I could barely remember the stories of all those far far relatives that passed..
Walking in the streets of Cupra Montana in this beautiful season means to smell the unmistakable flavour of sweet grapes, wine and must! And this is not only because there are many wine cellars busy with the vendemmia (the grape harvest), but also because the sacred Sagra dell’Uva is approaching! Yes, sacred. For the inhabitants..