Volume 20, No. 15

moltoitalianoVolume 20, No. 15


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Fatebenefratelli RomeSyndrome K
A highly contagious disease called Syndrome K swept through Rome during World War II. This mysterious disease was invented by doctors at the Fatebenefratelli Catholic Hospital to help save Jews whp were being hunted by German soldiers and deported to concentration camps.

Italian National Anthem
The lyrics to Il Canto degli Italiani (The Song of the Italians) was written by Goffredo Mameli in 1847. Shortly thereafter is was set to music by Michele Novaro. This became a popular hymn during the Risorgimento.

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* Photo of the Week
Temple of Castor and PolluxTemple of Castor and Pollux

The Temple of Castor and Pollux was built in the 5th century and it was dedicated to Leda and Zeus’s twins. Of the 34 columns used to make this temple only four remain standing. It is these four columns that just so happen to be the most photographed of all the temples and it has become the symbol of Agrigento.

* Proverb
Chi tardi arriva, male alloggia

* Recipe
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Volume 20, No. 14

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Uno Casa Pasta Maker5 Simple Pasta Recipes
Whether you’re planning for a dinner party or cooking for your picky toddler, pasta dishes continue to prove their worth in versatility and ease. Here are five simple and easy to prepare recipes that will fit any busy week-night schedule. Double or triple the recipes for a simple and filling leftover lunch the next day.

Mustard Greens–More Than Just a Pretty Valley Flower
For those who enjoyed eating them, the pungent mustard greens were a fresh source of vitamin A. Valley ranchers generously allowed residents on to their land to pick the cherished greens. After a spring rain, my family and I were among the many mustard green enthusiasts to beat a path to the muddy orchards to gather our share of the bitter greens.

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* Photo of the Week
Palazzo MadamaPalazzo Madama

A view of the back of the Palazzo Madama. The towers are that of the old Roman gate Porta Pretoria.

* Proverb
Rosso di sera buon tempo si spera, rosso di mattina maltempo si avvicina

* Recipe
Here is a great recipe for marinara sauce.

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Volume 20, No. 13

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Rainbow LakeRainbow Lake
The crystal clear waters of the lake reflect the beauty of the area, which creates a rainbow of colors on the surface. If you were to ask the Ladin people they would have a fascinating story as to why the lake sparkles like the color of the rainbow and why they call it Lec de Ergobardo (the Rainbow Lake).

La Gioconda (Monna Lisa)
A critical interpretation of Leonardo da Vinci’s painting titled La Gioconda, which is more popularly known as the Monna Lisa.

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Grand Hotel Duchi D'Aosta, TriesteGrand Hotel Duchi D’Aosta

The Grand Hotel Duchi D’Aosta is located in the Piazza Unita d’Italia in Trieste. The Piazza faces the Adriatic Sea and is considered Europe’s largest piazza located next to the sea.

* Proverb
Aprile dolce dormire

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Volume 20, No. 12

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Devils of PrizziDance of the Devils (U Ballu di Diavulu)
On Easter Sunday in the small town of Prizzi not far from the city of Palermo in Sicily an annual event takes place called the U Ballu di Diavulu (Dance of the Devils). It is an epic battle between good and evil.

La Madonna che Scappa in Piazza
On Easter Sunday the ancient city of Sulmona, which is located in the Abruzzo region, reenacts that moment when Mary sees her resurrected son Jesus for the first time. The celebration is appropriately called La Madonna che scappa in piazza (Our Lady running in the Square) and it has been a tradition that the town of Sulmona has celebrated since the 18th century.

Stations of the Cross
The Stations of the Cross located in the Montagna Spaccata in Gaeta. Legend states that when Jesus was crucified this mountain cracked. The Stations of the Cross is a passageway within the mountain that leads to the Chapel of San Filippo Neri. As you walk through the passageway you encounter each station on the wall. These paints were done by Raimondo Bruno in 1849.

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* Photo of the Week
Gesu Condannato a MorteGesu Condannato a Morte

Gesu Condannato a Morte (Jesus is condemned to death) was painted by Raimondo Bruno and is part of the Stations of the Cross located in the Montagna Spaccata located in Gaeta.

* Proverb
Le parole non fanno buchi, ma gli stupidi si riempiono la pancia

* Recipe
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Volume 20, No. 11

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Lina Parente Palm WeavingPalm Weaving Story
One tradition that seems to have slowly disappeared is the art of palm weaving, which has been in existence since Ancient times. Palm weaving is an art form that consists of taking palms and manipulating them to create various designs. Some patterns can be very simple while others can be more complex.

Dyed Eggs using onion skinsHow 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.

Palm Weaving Tutorials
One of the fascinating traditions that my family does for Palm Sunday is to create decorative designs using palms. Here are a variety of tutorials containing step by step guides to help you create a braid, cone, cross, crown of thorns and a rose bud from palms.

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Cathedral of St. BerardoCathedral of St. Berardo

The Cathedral of St. Berardo is located in the town of Teramo. Construction of this Romanesque style cathedral began in 1158.

* Proverb
Toccare il fuoco con le mani degli altri

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Volume 20, No. 10

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St. Joseph’s AltarSt. 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 to name a few. These altars, which have been around for centuries, are a labor of love by Sicilians who create them to give thanks for good fortune, fulfill a promise or just to share with those who are less fortunate.

St. Joseph’s Day Is Father’s Day in Italy
Italian men don’t wait to celebrate fatherhood in June like we Americans. Instead, they feast on St. Joseph’s Day, March 19. To understand why they choose this day to honor papà (dad in Italian) is simple really.

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Virgin Mary Statue* Photo of the Week
Virgin Mary Statue

A statue of the Virgin Mary inside the Temple of Minerva. In 1539 Pope Paolo III decided to dedicate the temple to the Virgin Mary, the queen of true wisdom and renamed the temple Santa Maria sopra Minerva (St. Mary over Minerva).

* Proverb
Pazienza è la madre delle virtù

* Recipe
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Volume 20, No. 9

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St. PatrickSt. 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.

How to Make an Italian, Stuffed Chocolate Egg
In every supermarket in Italy, you will find large chocolate eggs stuffed with gifts during the Easter season. Some chocolatiers and pastry shops will also make a customized egg for you, so you can fill it with whatever trinkets you like. Follow these easy how to instructions to make your own Italian stuffed chocolate egg.

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Stations of the Cross* Photo of the Week
Stations of the Cross

This passageway is where you will encounter the Stations of the Cross painted by Raimondo Bruno. At the end of the passageway is the entrance to the Chapel of San Filippo Neri. Above the door is a painting of all the stations as well as the Last Supper.

* Proverb
Sposa bagnata, sposa fortunate

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Here is a great recipe for stuffed mushrooms.

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Volume 20, No. 8

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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.

Italian Wedding Customs & Traditions
What makes Italian weddings so intriguing is that the customs and traditions vary from region to region as well as town to town. This will give you a great look at the traditions and customs that occur during the engagement, mass and reception and whether they are still carried on today.

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Palazzo Sansedoni* Photo of the Week
Palazzo Sansedoni

The Palazzo Sansedoni in Siena is a 13th Century Gothic style palace. Its concave facade faces the Palazzo Pubblico that is across the Piazza del Campo.

* Proverb
Donne e buoi dei paesi tuoi

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Here is a great recipe for chicken piccata.

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Volume 20, No. 7

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Vesuvius FunicularFuniculì, Funiculà
Funiculì, Funiculà is a Neapolitan song that dates back to 19th century. It was composed to commemorate the first funicular on Mt. Vesuvius. This extremely popular song has become famous all over the world and has since been recorded and adapted by many great artists.

Should You Change Your Last Name If You’re a Married Italian Woman?
I have covered love and marriage as a reporter for more than a decade now. People are always asking about whether, in this day and age, women should change their name after the wedding. It is among the top searched subjects related to being newlyweds on Google, in fact. Of course, the answer is more complicated than merely yes or no. Of course, it depends on who you are and what makes you most comfortable. Of course, your spouse might have an opinion, too. This is relevant to gay couples, too, who might be considering changing to one name or combining both their surnames to make one.

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Segesta* Photo of the Week
Segesta

The ancient Greek temple at Segesta was constructed around 430 BC. The doric temple is 6 columns by 14 columns long and it is situated on the hilltop just outside the city. Construction on the temple was never finished.

* Proverb
La mama dello scemo del villiaggio e la donna che e sempre incinta!

* Recipe
Here is a great recipe for bistecca fiorentina.

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Volume 20, No. 6

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Carnival of PutignanoCarnival of Putignano
One of the oldest and definitely the longest event in the world takes place in the ancient town of Putignano in the Puglia region of Italy. The origins date back to 1394 when the Knights of Malta moved the relics of St. Stephen from Monolpoli to Putignano to protect them from looters. They were joined by peasants and the occasion was celebrated with dancing, music and singing. Each year on St. Stephen’s Day (December 26th) they have the Festa delle Propaggini to mark the start of the Carnevale season, which ends with the ringing of the bell on Shrove Tuesday.

La ZinghenestaLa Zinghenésta
Carnevale is a magical time in Italy. The entire country celebrates this long-standing tradition that dates back to the Middle Ages. Towns all over Italy celebrate this event in their own unique way. The comune of Canale d’Agordo in the province of Belluno within the Veneto region is no different as they celebrate La Zinghenésta.

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Scopello* Photo of the Week
Scopello

The beautiful town of Scopello is situated on the gulf of Castellammare in the province of Trapani, Sicily.

* Proverb
Mangia come una vacca e lavora come un pollo morto!

* Recipe
Here is a great recipe for scampi with linguini.


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