La Settimana Bianca

La Settimana Bianca

Before we begin, what is the “white week?” Just like the name suggests, “la settimana bianca” is a week-long vacation that most Italians take every year in January or February to go ski with their family and friends immersed in the fluffy white...

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Easy Torrone Recipe

Easy Torrone Recipe

If you are feeling ambitious, you should try making last year’s recipe of the classic Pandoro Veronese; a must during the holidays for every Italian family. This year’s recipe is much simpler and really hard to mess up so get your hands chocolaty...

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I peperoni in padella

I peperoni in padella

Who doesn’t love some colorful and tasty peppers? Well, even if you think you’re not a fan, please try this simple and delicious recipe and I guarantee you, you will change your mind! This is my go-to dish when I’m almost out of everything and...

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Mini Wine Donuts

Mini Wine Donuts

Since October is the time of the grape harvest, the recipe for this month are the delicious wine donuts, flaky cookies typical of the Lazio region. Ingredients for 50/60 mini donuts: 1/8 cup of red wine 1/8 cup of olive oil 1 cup sugar Flour 00...

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Italian Grammar: Ora, Tempo o Volta?

Italian Grammar: Ora, Tempo o Volta?

There is a lot of confusion with the word “time” since in Italian there are three words that it translates into: ora, tempo and volta. Ora means “hour” and “now,” although in English it also translates as “time.” It is used to refer to a: –...

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Trevi Fountain Fun Facts!

Trevi Fountain Fun Facts!

Trevi Fountain if the biggest fountain in Rome; however, it is sometimes hard to find as it is hidden between the buildings of the small Piazza di Trevi. Its name comes from Tre Vie (three streets) and refers to the location where the three roads...

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Benvenuto Autunno!

Benvenuto Autunno!

Every season has its charm, but for many fall is the most beautiful one, both for its glowing colors and for the nice cool breeze that finally sweeps away the muggy heat of summer. Obviously, depending on where you live, fall could have already...

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Marmellata di fichi

Marmellata di fichi

September is the month that marks the transition from the summer heat to the autumn breeze, and so we like to rediscover more satisfying dishes and flavors, thanks to seasonal fruits and vegetables. The stars of the table are grapes...

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