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Summertime calls for easy recipes that evoke happy memories and delicious flavors while providing the nutrients we need to keep us living our best lives. Scallops, called capesante in Italian, are made up of 80% protein and are low in fat. Eating them in this recipe will transport your mind to the Italian seaside while helping you to feel fuller lo...

Almost one hundred years after the first edition was played Worcester CC, Worcester, Massachusetts, the Ryder Cup will arrive for the first time in Italy, where golf is not among the most popular sports but since the beginning of the new millennium has won thousands of new fans. Waiting for the two selections from the United States and Europe will...

Published in 1802, The Last Letters of Jacopo Ortis is one of the most famous works of Italian poet and writer Ugo Foscolo. Foscolo was born in Zante, Greece, in 1778 and died in London in 1827. His birth name was Niccolò, his mother was Greek, and his father came from Venice. At that time the Greek island was governed by the city of Venice and the...

The urban structure of Barga has remained more or less that of the time of the Commune (12th-14th cent.), with a tangled network of streets running between the irregular buildings. One enters the village through Porta Reale and Via del Pretorio, crossed by narrow lanes and cart-roads. Past the first square is the Conservatorio di Sant’Elisabetta, a...

The Royal Palace at Caserta and its park, inserted as one of the 49 Italian UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1997, are treasures of truly incomparable splendor. Commissioned by Charles III of Bourbon in the 1700s, Luigi Vanvitelli planned this palace, a triumph of the Italian Baroque and one of the most famous and important works by the Neapolitan ar...

Spressa delle Giudicarie DOP (Protected Designation of Origin) is one of the oldest cheeses of the Alps and one of the most recent to receive DOP status within Italy. Definitive approval was only obtained on 26 January 2004, when it was entered the Register of Protected Designations of Origin, which protects its quality within Italy and Europe. Spr...

The strength of our economy and made in Italy, in all fields, owes much to culture and beauty. More than in other countries. Culture and creativity, in addition to enriching our identity and feeding the demand for Italy in the world, can today, more than ever, help us decode the present and explore radical ideas to face together, without fear, the...

When you think about the wines from Emilia Romagna which wines do you think of? Personally, I think of Lambrusco. I’m not talking about the low-quality, overproduced, old-school Lambrusco from the 70’s and 80’s that set the negative image for Lambrusco that some may remember today. Lambrusco has come a long way since those days with various clones...

In this month’s edition of “An Italian American in Rome”, we’re going to do something a little bit different. For this article, I am going to be writing about myself. My name is Rob Mariottini and I have been the author of all of the previous publications of this series. Typically I will dive into the story of student-athletes who study at Rome Cit...

The promotion of territories represents an extremely topical phenomenon. In an increasingly intense and organized manner, Cities and Regions are promoting their own excellence, values, and identity. This is a trend in which Design is of central importance, both in the form of Process Design, for the creation of dissemination campaigns, and in the f...

Global CO2 emissions are causing a drastic and irreversible change in our climate. Italian startup Energy Dome, founded in 2019, finds a solution to the problem that involves precisely storing CO2 renewable energy. "Unlike coal and oil, which can be stored, renewable sources such as sun and wind do not have this feature. Therefore, batteries are al...

In Sicily, 8 km west of Siracusa, surrounded by orange trees and vineyards, is the Nature Reserve of Ciane river and Saline of Siracusa. The name Ciane has Greek origins and draws the blue-green color of its waters (Cyanos). The reserve includes the river, which originates in Cugno Cardinale and flows into the great harbor of Siracusa, and the wet...