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  • Dolomites, pink mountains

    Dolomites, pink mountains

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    Do not miss the incomparable spectacle of Dolomites at sunset.

    The Dolomites are a small geographical area of the Eastern Alps and their name comes from the rare type of rocks which are formed their beaks, the "dolomia". Its main feature is their color at sunrise and sunset: reddish, almost pink which makes... read Dolomites, pink mountains

      

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Cialdella: bread…

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Apulian Cialdella, fast preparation... read Cialdella: bread and tomato salad  

 

Catinaccio and P…

Alps

An unforgettable trip through valle... read Catinaccio and Pordoi  

 

Olympic Games

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Unforgettable moments in Torino 200... read Olympic Games  

 

Florence

Florence

The Italian art in all its glory. read Florence  

 

Mont Blanc

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Interactive image of Mont Blanc fro... read Mont Blanc  

 

Travel to Italy

  • Why is it tilted?

    Why is it tilted?

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    Mysteries of the Tower of Pisa.

    The inclination of the Tower of Pisa is due to the extreme instability of the land where it was built which began to crumble soon after the beginning of the construction work. It took 200 years to finish it and the original design was modified m... read Why is it tilted?

      
  • Colosseum, the symbol of Rome

    Colosseum, the symbol of Rome

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    Nothing compares to the thrill of seeing it yourself.

    It is one of the most famous landmarks in the world, you see it when you are child, in photos, in documentaries even in cartoons, but if you are like me, you’ll see the Colosseum as something beautiful in pictures but quite unreal.

    A c... read Colosseum, the symbol of Rome

      
  • Positano: ideal for your honeymoon

    Positano: ideal for your honeymo...

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    Narrow streets, stairs, sea and mountains.

    The first time I saw Positano was in an American film entitled "Only You", one of those romantic comedies that girls love so much (and, although many deny, boys too). The moment I saw it, I dreamed to visit it someday. I have never  thought... read Positano: ideal for your honeymoon

      
  • Walking in Venice

    Walking in Venice

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    Take us from Rialto Bridge to Lido going through  San Marco Place.

    Venice is the artistic heritage of all mankind thanks to the peculiarity of its geographical location and its beautiful monuments, witnesses of the enormous wealth of the Venetian Republic, especially between  the 17th and 18th centuries. L... read Walking in Venice

      

Italian recipes

  • Bolognese sauce

    Bolognese sauce

    - Famous recipe of Emilian tradition

    Let them cook in a pot with a little water, oil, carrots, celery and onions.

    When the water dries and the vegetables are cooked, add the meat and continue stewing. Add wine and let it evaporate, then add the butter, allow it to dissolve ... read Bolognese sauce

      
  • Potato foam

    Potato foam

    - Apulian original recipe.

    Mash the cooked potatoes until the dough is almost smooth. Put in a pan a layer of potato dough with butter and grated Parmesan cheese.

    Add a layer of béchamel and another layer of potatoes. Top with crushed bread before baking. You c... read Potato foam

      
  • Black Olives

    - How to preserve black olives.

    You need black olives, water, salt and a little patience. Put the olives into a bowl filled with water. Change water once a day, for a week.

    The seventh day, put water and much salt in a pot (without olives) and bring to the boil. Mean... read Black Olives

      
  • Veal Chops

    - Veal, bacon, lemon and...

    Cut meat into 24 slices, heat it in a large casserole where you have already put salt, pepper, 100 grams of butter, 100 grams of bacon and carrot into rounds.

    When meat become rosy, add a tablespoon of flour, half a glass of white wine, ... read Veal Chops