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All Souls’ Day

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..

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FAI Autumn Days: “Pesche” of Ancona and Restaurant La Vecchia Pesca

Do you remember when we enjoyed the FAI events in Spring? Well, it’s time to visit some new hidden treasures, with their autumn counterparts: le giornate FAI di Autunno (Autumn FAI days). For those who lack long lasting memory, FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano) is the Italian equivalent of the British National Trust. Every year, on..

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I maritozzi di Mamma Graziella

Here is another appointment with our sweet cook Mamma Graziella! Today we prepare the Maritozzi. You may have seen (and tasted) them already in our neighbour regions: they may have the same name, yet they are different in what’s inside. The ones that are traditional in Rome, for instance, are usually without raisins and eaten..

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