La moka compie 80 anni e viene festeggiata a Omegna, la città sul lago d'Orta dov'è nata nel 1933 la caffettiera ottagonale ideata da Alfonso Bialetti, che si ispirò osservando le donne mentre lavavano i panni sulla riva del lago utilizzando la lisciva che, bollendo, saliva da un contenitore verso l'alto, dove c'erano i panni. Il figlio Renato nel...

Anche in North Carolina esiste una "piccola" Little Italy. Il suo nome è Valdese ed è stata fondata nel 1893 da un gruppo di valdesi arrivati nelle Blue Ridge Mountains dalle valli piemontesi, in particolare dalla Val Pellice. In seguito all'editto di emancipazione emanato da Carlo Alberto nel 1848, le comunità valdesi ebbero la necessità di cerca...

  WTI Magazine #65    2015 July, 24Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   Located on the Via Francigena, a place of transit for travelers and pilgrims headed to Santiago de Compostela, the community of Alpignano chose probably since the High Middle Ages Saint Giacomo Maggiore as its patron saint, dedicating to him the old little chapel once...

Discover your inner chef and Italy's incredibly diverse culinary landscape to create your own 3 course masterpiece! Six classes introduce the distinct and exciting cuisines of 6 Italian regions. Each class lasts 4 hours. You will cook in a newly equipped kitchen at the Dante Alighieri Society in Kendall Square, Cambridge, and enjoy your meal with w...

by Chiara Assi   There's something enticing and quintessentially romantic about train travel: watching the landscape changing before one's eyes, crossing remote areas, having time to relax and unwind and take in the views are just some of the reasons why many enthusiasts consider traveling by rail the only way to travel.   And while h...

In Europe, German tour operators taking travelers to Italy report increased bookings especially with respect to holidays in Italian mountains rather than cultural destinations. British, French and Spanish tour operators all report positive sale trends as well.   Tour operators from Sweden reported +3% in sales of Italian tours, Danish tour o...

by Colleen Barry   For the earliest Egyptologists, a trip to the Egyptian Museum in Turin was considered indispensable. The museum's new director is seeking to return the almost 200-year-old museum to its one-time prominence, boosted by an overhaul of the collection and exhibit space of near-pharaonic proportions.   Museum director Ch...

04 Jun 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM 528 Hennepin Ave, Suite 502, Minneapolis, MN 55403Italy's regional richness and diversity continues to be showcased in our series "Taste the Regions". Each time, native experts introduce us to a different Italian region presenting its history, geography and culinary traditions in an informal and fun format. &n...

  WTI Magazine #23    2014 Mar, 28Author : Christoph Dressler      Translation by:   This fall, discover the birthplace of today's Italy with our charming trip leader Giuliana Marple. Learn about the Risorgimento of Italy and then dive into the Slow Food movement of the Piedmont region. Giuliana, who is president of the Italian Club in Salt Lake...

Wednesday, February 10, 2016. 6 to 8 PM. Italian Cultural Institute - 1023 Hilgard Avenue - LA 90024. Fees: $45 ($40 for IIC & NASA members). To register please call 310-824-7408. or email to classes.iicla@esteri.it Led by Diego Meraviglia, Gold-Pin Pro Sommelier, Master Taster, North American S...