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How to make homemade limoncello

21 April, 2020
Limoncello is a classic Italian liqueur used for an afterdinner “digestivo” or “amaro” and you can find it just about everywhere. Homemade limoncello is probably totally illegal in the country where I come from, although some Italian migrants still manage.…

Italian snacks: party food from Naples

18 April, 2020
This is a great Italian recipe for snack food at your next party that will definitely keep the punters happy. Obviously, we have to look to Southern Italy for the biggest dishes in Italian cooking, and this is one from…

Exploring Southern Italy: Pertosa Caves, Salerno

28 March, 2020
After being close for a few months, the beautiful Dell’Angelo Caves at Pertosa, Salerno, were reopened yesterday; now tourists will have the unique opportunity to visit (and marvel at) one of the most amazing cave systems here in Italy; threaded…

Easter in Italy: traditions and folklore

26 March, 2020
“Pasqua” or Easter in Italy is a very important festival and holiday for the nation, more so than Christmas, as the church and Italians mark the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.The period before Easter, starting with Carnival to mark…

Tourism in Italy: the rocky town of Matera in Basilicata

24 March, 2020
The above video takes us on a tour of Matera, a city of rock in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. Fabled in cinema, the “sassi” or “rocks” of Matera have become a symbol of Italy’s south. The town has…