Eggplant parmigiana: heaven on Earth

Eggplant parmigiana ( in Italian:  parmigiana di melanzane or just simply parmigiana) is one of the most popular dishes throughout Italy. It is made of deep-fried , sliced eggplants  layered with tomatoe sauce, basil and cheese (preferably parmigiano reggiano, pecorino, mozzarella, scamorza or caciocavallo).  A real comfort food that your Italian nonna has surely prepared for…

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Italy’s geography for beginners

Well, yes, of course we all know that Italy has the shape of a sexy female boot and that the capital is Rome, but is this enough? Let’s see what Italian schoolkids have to learn when it is about the basics of their homeland. The little Giovanni, Giulia or Giorgia obviously will need to learn…

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P for piazza

Squares, or Piazzas in Italian play an extremely important rules in the Italian lives. This is where we gather, have coffees, ice creams, this is where the young flirt and where the old gossip. The scenery of first kisses and goodbyes. This is where the market is set up in the weekens or where concerts…

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Italy, the streetfood heaven

Streetfood is unbelievably trendy nowadays and lucliky it does not only mean pizza slices and boring sandwiches. It has a variety in Italy that we can only envy.  Meals vary obviously according to the region you happen to be in. Below we have gathered the most important excelencies of Italian “cucina povera” ( poor men’s…

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White cities of Italy

The keyword? Purity. Voilà, ten Italian cities, where you need to put your sunglasses on even in the winter, because the blinding white of the buildings might come as a shock to our poorly trained retina. Most of these “white cities” can be found in Apulia (Puglia) or in Southern Italy in general, no wonder…

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