During the centuries before unification, the Italian peninsula was an amalgam of kingdoms, republics, city-states, principalities, duchies and marquisates, the domains of an assortment of male sovereigns, doges and lords of different rank. But a number of women from the Middle Ages (e.g., Matilda of Tuscany) to the 19th century managed to take cont...

September in Parma, a Unesco City of Gastronomy, famous for its productions of Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma, pasta, tomato, culatello and more, will be all about food. From 1 to 29 September, the Emilia-Romagna city hosts “Settembre Gastronomico,” or Gastronomic September, a series of food-themed events. Bistro Parma is the name given t...

Parmigiano-Reggiano is a staple in many Italian American dishes. Its hard, gritty texture and fruity, nutty flavors amplifies any pasta dish it is sprinkled over, risotto it’s cooked in, or wine it is paired with. The cheese’s flavor sets it apart from all others, but that is not the only aspect that does. One wheel of parmesan can cost upwards of...

Leading Italian food company Ferrarini, an historic label based in Reggio Emilia, is continuing to grow abroad, showing renewed competitive vigor and investing in exports. As of June the brand will be sold at high-end Italian food market and restaurant chain Eataly in Las Vegas with symbolic Italian-made products including seasoned Parma ham from L...

Con l’arrivo dell’estate, per Parma Alimentare si rinnova l’appuntamento con il Summer Fancy Food Show di New York, uno dei momenti più significativi dell’anno in chiave di sviluppo del business e nell’ottica di promuovere il made-in-Parma alimentare al di fuori dell’area UE.  Nella città della Grande Mela, infatti, dal 23 al 25 giugno, oltre 2.550...

La prestigiosa Casa Zerilli- Marimò della New York University, ha ospitato ieri il secondo evento annuale degli International Friends of Festival Verdi. L’IFFV, associazione diventata recentemente una non-profit, è stata fondata negli Stati Uniti nel 2017 per promuovere il Festival Verdi e per stimolare e condividere nuove ricerche e riflessioni su...

Saturday, May 18th, 4-6pm. Italian American Museum of Los Angeles - 644 North Main Street - Los Angeles, CA 90012. IAMLA Members take $5 off tickets. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS! or call (213) 485-8432. This is a 21 and over event. Proceeds benefit the IAMLA, a 501 c (3) organization. The event celebrates Italian-American heritage and the culinary impac...

In addition to throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at Nino Cavalli Stadium in Parma for the Italian Serie A1 season opener between Godo Baseball and ParmaClima on April 19, 2019, National Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza made the dreams of players from the ASD Baseball Club Sala Baganza come true when they met the 12-time MLB All-Star and 10-...

As have many peoples and cultures around the world, Italy and Italians have exhibited an infinite passion for music for centuries. Italian music in particular boasts a reputation that is tightly bound to the names of important individuals, from singers to orchestra conductors and composers. In reality, the renown of music from the Bel Paese could n...

An aerospace engineering startup founded in Italy will receive $1 million after winning a New York state competition that aims to boost the state's aerial drone industry. Founded in 2017 in Parma, Italy, Sentient Blue designs small, gas engines for unmanned aerial vehicles. On Wednesday the company was named the latest winner of the GENIUS NY prize...