Volume 16, No. 12

moltoitalianoVolume 16 No. 12


Molto Italiano featured item:

Perugina Baci Milk Chocolate Easter EggPerugina Baci Milk Chocolate Easter Egg

The Perfect Easter egg – Break it open and it is filled with Baci hazelnut chocolates
Imported from Italy
Delicious quality Perugina milk chocolate
Kids and adults alike will enjoy this special treat

 


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Plautilla Nelli: a new Renaissance for women artists
Plautilla Nelli’s Last Supper (1570s) is one of the most important paintings in the history of art by women. It is “The First Last”: the first and possibly only representation of a Last Supper by a female hand. A self-taught artist and Renaissance woman in every way, Nelli tackled large-scale commissions despite social conventions of her era.

How to Dye Easter Eggs Using Onions
Did you know that you could make golden brown Easter eggs with the skin of onions? This Italian tradition has been in my family for generations and it is a great way to make dyed eggs for Easter. Here are some step-by-step instructions for you to make your own dyed eggs using onion skins.

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Gesu' Nell'Orto in the cappella di S. Filippo in the Montagna SpaccataThis painting is titled Gesu’ Nell’Orto. It is the work of P. Angelo Pino and you can find it in the cappella di S. Filippo in the Montagna Spaccata.

* Proverb
Ognuno porta la sua croce

* Recipe
Here is a great recipe for frittata.

 

 

 


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Volume 16, No. 11

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The ItalianThe Italian

Set in 1758, The Italian is the last book Radcliffe published during her lifetime. With a dark, mysterious and somber atmosphere, it concerns the themes of love, devotion and persecution by the Holy Inquisition.

 

 


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St. Patrick Is a Paesano
March 17 is the feast day of St. Patrick, known to Italians as San Patrizio. Although Patrizio’s celebration is overshadowed – in Italy at least – by that of San Giuseppe (St. Joseph) on March 19, Patrizio has his own ties to Italy. His parents were Romans.

St. Joseph’s Altar
One of the great traditions on St. Joseph’s Day is the beautifully decorated altars made to honor the Patron Saint of carpenters, fathers and Sicily.

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This is another great view of the houses located in the town of MongrassanoThis is another great view of the houses located in the town of Mongrassano.

* Proverb
Chi dorme non piglia pesci

* Recipe
Here is a great recipe for vitello San Giuseppe.

 

 

 


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Volume 16, No. 10

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Trevi Fountain of Rome, Italy LEGO Compatible Block SetTrevi Fountain of Rome, Italy LEGO Compatible Block Set

Construct a detailed LEGO® brick model of the world-famous Trevi Fountain, the largest fountain in Rome. The intricate LEGO model of this iconic symbol of Rome incorporates features such as the façade of the Palazzo Poli, the statues of Ocean, Abundance and Health, plus translucent blue water-effect LEGO bricks.


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Observe Lent in Italy
Italy, with Venice’s annual festivities, is much more famous for Carnevale, the day before Lent begins, than it is for the 40-day countdown to Easter. However, among Catholics, who make up the majority of Italy, Lent is the holiest time of year. And there is much work to do in preparation of the anniversary of when Jesus rose from the dead.

CAMeC
CAMeC’s mission is to enliven the centre with different initiatives provided that they all pertain to contemporary art, in each of its forms.

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Roman aqueduct Minturno ItalyThis aqueduct is just one of the Roman remains located in Minturno, Italy.

* Proverb
Vivi e lascia vivere

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Here is a great recipe for batter fried baccalà.

 


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Volume 16, No. 9

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Carnival in Venice Italy: The Grandest Masquerade of AllCarnival in Venice Italy: The Grandest Masquerade of All

Celebration of Carnival in Venice Italy dates back to 1100’s. With such a rich tradition of Mask, each February Carnevale de Venezia offers the Grandest Masquerade of All. This is a photo journey into the heart of Carnvevle de Veneizia through the hand, eye and spirit of one photographer. Jon Beau Lee has confetti in his blood. In this Book and DVD video series Jon Beau Lee captures the psyche of Venezia in celebration of Carnival in Venice Italy.


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Chef or Artist? It’s Pretty Much the Same Thing
The island of Ischia, off the coast of Naples, Italy, has many gifts, but none are quite as delicious as its culture of family and food. Ciro Mattera, chef and owner of Ristorante Saturnino in Forio, Ischia, embodies the old-school principles that make the island a bit like its own living time capsule. His appreciation for history and tradition are evident in not only his cuisine but his approach to life.

Carnevale
Carnevale is one of the long standing traditions of the city of Venice. No matter when the first Carnevale actually took place this event has turned into one of the greatest festivities in the world.

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The Piazza del Duomo in MilanThe Piazza del Duomo in Milan. To the right is the Duomo (Milan’s Cathedral). The arch on the left is the entrance to the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, which is one of the world’s oldest shopping malls.

* Proverb
Quando la gatta non è in paese, i topi ballano

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Volume 16, No. 8

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Molto Italiano featured item:

All the Way to America: The Story of a Big Italian Family and a Little ShovelAll the Way to America: The Story of a Big Italian Family and a Little Shovel

Dan Yaccarino’s great-grandfather arrived at Ellis Island with a small shovel and his parents’ good advice: “Work hard, but remember to enjoy life, and never forget your family.” With simple text and warm, colorful illustrations, Yaccarino recounts how the little shovel was passed down through four generations of this Italian-American family—along with the good advice.


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Italian Inheritance Guide
Italian law can be very complex and when it concerns an inheritance it can get very confusing. If you do not live in Italy trying to understand the Italian legal system can be very tricky and emotional. We hope this guide will help you understand how the whole process works and what you can do to ensure that you protect your inheritance.

A Rose by Any Other Name
Most all of us are given a first and last name when we enter this world. We have nothing to say about who chooses it or why. Our surname is the product of our family lineage, while our parents decide upon our first name after hours of agonizing deliberation. Chances are, after all the work and energy mother and father put into choosing our names, friends or family will replace it with a whimsical nickname.

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Palazzo Ducale in MariglianoPalazzo Ducale in Marigliano.

* Proverb
All’orso paion belli i suoi orsacchiotti

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Here is a great recipe for amatriciana.

 


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Volume 16, No. 7

moltoitalianoVolume 16 No. 7


Molto Italiano featured item:

The Italian Secretary: A Further Adventure of Sherlock HolmesThe Italian Secretary: A Further Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

The Italian Secretary, Carr reaches back further, to the age of opium dens and Jack the Ripper, when fictional detective Sherlock Holmes made the science of murder as real as the gore on a killer’s hands.


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An Italian Love Dictionary
Italian is a romance language and there are few things more romantic than whispering sweet nothings to your beloved in Italian. It sounds like poetry even when you’re saying something mundane. Speaking in Italian can make you feel more sophisticated and a hell of a lot sexier.

One Sweet Italian Kiss
Few things in life are as sweet as a chocolate kiss. And Hershey’s got nothing on Perugina’s Baci, which is now owned by internationally renowned Nestlé European Chocolate. The divine dark chocolate cover stuffed with whipped chocolate and hazelnut were the invention of a love-struck confectioner, who used the sweet stuff to woo the object of her affection.

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From the Certosa di San Lorenzo you get an incredible view of all the houses that line the hillside of PadulaFrom the Certosa di San Lorenzo you get an incredible view of all the houses that line the hillside of Padula.

* Proverb
Il dire è una cosa, il fare è un’altra

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Here is a great recipe for Italian bread.

 


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Volume 16, No. 6

moltoitalianoVolume 16 No. 6


Molto Italiano featured item:

Perugina Baci Classic Dark Chocolate HazelnutPerugina Baci Classic Dark Chocolate Hazelnut

Baci Perugina chocolates are made according to the Italian tradition of excellence in chocolate-making, creating that special combination that gives Baci Perugina its unique flavor. The iconic Box contains 28 chocolates. A small package, delivering a grand message, wrapped in notes of love. Fine chocolate and a tradition of affection makes Baci Perugina a joy to give and a delight to receive. Open a bacio, spark an emotion.


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A Crime of Honour
Gianciotto tricked the beautiful Francesca into marrying him by having his handsome brother Paolo act as his proxy. As fate would have Paolo and Francesca fell in love and the jealous Gianciotto has his revenge by killing them both.

Rome: The City of Eternal Love
If you want a truly special romantic experience while in Rome, here is a list of both classic and hidden spots perfect for wooing your beloved.

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The statue of Saint Paulino, Cathedral of San Paulino in NolaThe statue of Saint Paulino, which is located in the Cathedral of San Paulino in Nola.

* Proverb
Batti il ferro quando è caldo

* Recipe
Here is a great recipe for linguine with shrimp.

 


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Volume 16, No. 5

moltoitalianoVolume 16 No. 5


Molto Italiano featured item:

Caterina's Journey: An Italian-American Immigration StoryCaterina’s Journey: An Italian-American Immigration Story

Caterina Tolitano and her family have decided to immigrant to America from Calabria, Italy. Caterina’s father, Antonio, has heard that America is the land of opportunity and the streets are paved with gold! Caterina leaves her beautiful town on a voyage to America. In America, life doesn’t get easier… but Caterina is up for the challenge!


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The Italian Flag
The tricolor was first adopted in 1796 by the Lombard patriots and became the symbol of freedom and unity. It was sanctioned as National Flag by the Italian Republic in 1802, by the Italic Kingdom in 1804 and by the first King of the Savoia dynasty, Carlo Alberto in March 1848.

Italian American Innovators
The entire world is familiar with the accomplishments of the great Italian inventors, artists and explorers. The artistic contributions of Leonardo da Vinci to the art world, the genius of Guglielmo Marconi to science, and of the discovery o f America through the explorations of Christopher Columbus (Cristoforo Colombo). But what of the lesser known inventors and innovators, the ones whose creativity and inventions have given America some of its most beloved daily used products and places.

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Neptune's Grotto Alghero, SardiniaNeptune’s Grotto is a cave located within Capo Caccia near Alghero, Sardinia. The grotto is a natural jewel and geological wonder that attracts over 150,000 visitors a year.

* Proverb
Chi non l’occhio vede, col cuor crede

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Volume 16, No. 4

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Molto Italiano featured item:

The Italian Americans: A HistoryThe Italian Americans: A History

Looking beyond the familiar Little Italys and stereotypes fostered by The Godfather and The Sopranos, Laurino reveals surprising, fascinating lives: Italian-Americans working on sugar-cane plantations in Louisiana to those who were lynched in New Orleans; the banker who helped rebuild San Francisco after the great earthquake; families interned as “enemy aliens” in World War II. From anarchist radicals to “Rosie the Riveter” to Nancy Pelosi, Andrew Cuomo, and Bill de Blasio; from traditional artisans to rebel songsters like Frank Sinatra, Dion, Madonna, and Lady Gaga, this book is both exploration and celebration of the rich legacy of Italian-American life.


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What Is Going On with the Italy Earthquakes?
Discover why Italians keep confronting seismic activity that has ravaged cities and put lives in grave danger.

La Bomboniere
This traditional keepsake is given to guests in appreciation of their attendance to your special occasion. Included you will find the significance of the confetti and the number used for each gift.

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The Fontana del Gigante (Fountain of the Giant) Naples.The Fontana del Gigante (Fountain of the Giant) is located on the via Partenope, near the Castel dell’Ovo. Photo taken in 1961.

* Proverb
Le disgrazie non vanno mai sole

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Here is a great recipe for pasemio sauce.

 


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Volume 16, No. 3

moltoitalianoVolume 16 No. 3


Molto Italiano featured item:

My Italian Secret: The Forgotten HeroesMy Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes

Would you risk your life to save a stranger? My Italian Secret tells the story of cycling idol Gino Bartali, Dr. Giovanni Borromeo, and other courageous Italians who carried out ingenious schemes to rescue Jews, partisans, and refugees from Nazi-occupied Italy. Celebrated as a Tour De France champion, Gino Bartali’s most daring triumph came when he risked his life to save Italian Jews by smuggling fake identification documents in the frame of his bicycle. Dr. Borromeo invented a fictitious disease to scare the SS away from the hospital where he was hiding Jews. These men, and the networks in which they worked, reflect the efforts of thousands of Italians who risked their lives to save others.


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Heart of a Champion
During Italy’s darkest time a glimmer of hope came in the form of cycling champion Gino Bartali. Gino was a hero not just for what he accomplished in the sport of cycling, but also for his courage to help strangers at the risk of losing his own life.

Capuchin Catacombs
Located in the city of Palermo on the Italian island of Sicily is without a doubt one of the most interesting, intriguing and gruesome tourist spots in the world. This place, which is sometimes referred to as the Museum of Death, contains some 8000 mummified bodies that date back to the 16th century. These bodies line the walls of the Catacombs, which is located directly underneath the Capuchin Convent.

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The colorful buildings of Muggia.The colorful buildings of Muggia.

* Proverb
Il fine giustifica i mezzi

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Here is a great recipe for olive bread.

 


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