Language lunedi’ – La Famiglia It has been ages since I put up a language post. But having just returned from visiting my family, I thought what could be more appropriate than a little lesson related to center of Italian life: la famiglia?
Mexico – a country I love. Having grown up in Texas, I used to go there a lot, but since living in Italy, I have not been there in a long time. We recently made a trip to Cancun – a Mexican destination I have never visited.
With eggplant in season, take advantage of the period and prepare this classic dish that is always a crowd pleaser: eggplant parmesan otherwise known as parmigiana di melanzane, or melanzane alla parmigiana or simply: parmigiana.
This will be me for the next few weeks. What does the sign mean? Well, you will usually see some type of sign that says “Chiuso per Ferie” on most family run cafes, stores and restaurants for at least a few weeks in August if not the […]
Procter & Gamble conducted a study in 2006 on the number of hours per week women around the world cleaned.
When I first moved to Italy, people were constantly stealing from me – my wallet from my purse, money from my coat pocket, countless phones from my backpack.
Italy has been experiencing an early start to summer this year. It has been hot, so here are some nice options to cool off when ya just can no longer take the heat.
So easy, so delicious and no oven involved! I can’t really bake so of course the tiramisu is one of my go-to desserts. I did a little research to see where this “classic” Italian dessert originated from and as it turns out, it is not so classic after all.
Aosta Valley occupies the sweetest little corner of northwest Italy. To me Aosta is the fairy tale region of Italy – full of history, romance and of course – castles. Here in the smallest region of Italy you will find French-speaking Italians, surrounded by The Alps and every […]
Originally posted on Live Like an Italian:
1. Your hands are as important as your words. Everything you say is punctuated with a perfectly orchestrated hand motion. Crazy weekend? You recount it with a flourish of the wrist. Difficult boss? A shake of the fist. Don’t understand what…