WTI Magazine #11    2014 Jan, 3Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   During the Italian Renaissance it wasn't uncommon to decorate rooms, halls or courtrooms with an astrological subject. The works of the "Palazzo della Ragione" in Padua survived to this day. This calendar and astrological decoration even "helped"...

by Elisa della Barba   Everyone's first visit, when in Italy, is dedicated to three or four cities they can't miss: Rome, Venice, Florence, Naples, the most adventurous even reach Palermo.   But if Milan and Genoa – despite not making the list of foreigners first choice most of the times – might be well known and appreciated, there is...

  WTI Magazine #68    2015 September, 18Author : Paola Lovisetti Scamihorn      Translation by:   An intense almond flavor, perfect for a coffee break. You may wonder why this sbrisolona is called "fake". It is certainly real enough to eat! The name recalls the typical cake from Mantua (a beautiful city in the south of Lombardy) but with some di...