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Festivals

Grape festivals

Being one of the world’s greatest wine producers, Italy has a long and proud history…

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…

How to

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How to make cheese

A description of how to make cheese should actually start with a small dissertation on  “dairy products”….

Places

Certosa di Parma

Certosa di Parma

Parma is a beautiful (and world-famous for its ham!) city and Carthusian monasteries are fascinating….

Tongue twisters

But where are the bees?

This tongue twister isn’t especially difficult to pronounce (well, it is for the ‘ö’, which…