Bust-a-myth

Caesar Salad

What is Caesar salad doing on a lifestyle magazine dedicated to Italy and Italian lifestyle?…

Events

Mercu Scûrot

The small town of Borgosesia, in the Piedmont region of Italy, hardly qualifies as a…

Fables and legends

Games

Ruzzola

In Italian, the word ‘ruzzola’ comes from the verb ‘ruzzolare’, or ‘to roll’. The game…

Piastre

When it comes to Italy, traditions tend to have seriously ancient origins. The game of…

Historical reenactments

National holidays

Pasquetta

First things first, Pasquetta is not the same thing all over Italy. In Genova and…

Quotes

Tongue twisters

jam

A bit of a jam

Most tongue twisters are just a bunch of nonsensical words chosen for their difficult allitterations….

Of rabbits and garlic

In our collection of Italian tongue twisters, there is one which feels especially hard for…

Typical food

krumiri

Krumiri

One of the most beloved “modern” Italian cookies, the Krumiri are a delicacy with a…

Gorgonzola

Ubiquitous in northern Italy, where it is liberally used in many recipes from the Lombardy…