Volume 18, No. 7

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Love Italian StyleLove Italian Style

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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.

25 Ways to Woo an Italian Man
Many readers continue to get in touch with me about a story I wrote more than four years ago about Italian men. Most of the people who write to me are women trying to win the heart of an Italian man. Finally, I decided that it was time to write an article on how to do just that. Some of these tips will serve you well in any relationship. Of course, some of these suggestions are based on generalizations about Italian men; you might want to modify the list for your unique Italian man. If you want to get started, read on to discover 25 ways to woo an Italian man.

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San Gioachino* Photo of the Week
Statue of San Gioachino

This is the statue of San Gioachino, who is the Father of the Virgin Mary, located in the Santuario della Madonna della Civita.

* Proverb
L’uso fa la legge.

* Recipe
Here is a great recipe for Italian love knots.


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Volume 18, No. 6

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Italians do it BetterItalians Do it Better

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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.

A Crime of Honour: Crippled John and Handsome Paolo
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.

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Rena Bianca beach* Photo of the Week
Rena Bianca beach

The Rena Bianca beach in Santa Teresa Gallura. On the top of the hill you can see the Torre spagnola di Longosardo.

* Proverb
Lupo non mangia lupo.

* Recipe
Here is a great recipe for wedding soup.


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Volume 18, No. 5

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Traditional House Warming Gifts
One of the more popular requests that I have received via email has to do with traditional house warming gifts. The tradition of giving a new homeowner a gift goes back centuries. In today’s standards many people might find these gifts a bit peculiar, but there is significance behind each item that will mean more to a new homeowner than any gift you could give them.

A Sicilian Wedding Tradition
The Cunzata del Letto is a Sicilian wedding tradition in which the bride and groom each choose a young girl to prepare the matrimonial bed, where they will spend their first night as a married couple. The catch is that the girls must be virgins, so they are usually fairly young, around 12 or 13, in this day and age.

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San Vito Lo Capo Lighthouse* Photo of the Week
Lighthouse

The lighthouse (faro) was built in 1859 under the period of the House of Bourbon who reigned the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. San Vito Lo Capo is a small seaside town in northwestern Sicily.

* Proverb
Tante volte al pozzo va la secchia ch’ella vi lascia il manico o l’orecchia.

* Recipe
Here is a great recipe for marinara sauce.


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Volume 18, No. 4

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Forza AzzurriItalian Zodiac

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Civita di Bagnoregio
Perched on a hilltop overlooking the Tiber River valley in central Italy is the medieval town of Civita di Bagnoregio. The comune is known as La città che muore (The Dying Town), but in recent years a boom in tourism has breathed some life into this dying town.

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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Piazza della Cisterna* Photo of the Week
Piazza della Cisterna

At the heart of San Gimignano’s historic old town is the beautiful Piazza della Cisterna. The piazza has a number of 13th century buildings, palaces and towers. It is a gathering place for annual fairs and festivals.

* Proverb
Roma non fu fatta in un giorno.

* Recipe
Here is a great recipe for olive bread.


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Volume 18, No. 3

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Falvaterra Caves/Grotte di Falvaterra
Falvaterra is a rather small village located in the province of Frosinone about 90km southeast of Rome. If you have time to visit this town you will definitely want to make the trip and see the Grotte di Falvaterra e Rio Obaco (Falvaterra Caves and Rio Obaco), which is one of nature’s wonders.

Who Am I?
I am considered one of the greatest woman scholars. I wrote the first mathematics book by a woman and I became the first woman appointed to teach mathematics at a university.

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Terrazzo Belvedere o Calvario* Photo of the Week
Terrazzo Belvedere o Calvario

The Belvedere terrace gives you a great view of the town of Sambuca in Sicily.

* Proverb
Avere paura della propia ombra.

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Volume 18, No. 2

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Road of 52 Tunnels (Strada delle 52 Gallerie)
Located on the Pasubio massif in Veneto, Italy is a series of roads and ultimately 52 tunnels carved into Monte Pasubio. These series of tunnels were constructed in 1917 during World War I. The Italian army in need of protection from the Austro-Hungarian artillery strikes came up with the plan to carve tunnels through the mountain to ensure that supplies and men could safely navigate through the mountains out of range from any attacks.

Il Novellino: The Hundred Old Tales
Il Novellino is a collection of 100 popular stories written around the 13th century.

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St. Michael's Church* Photo of the Week
St. Michael’s Church

The tile floor in this photo shows St. Michael expelling Adam and Eve. Eve is located in the (bottom center), Adam (you see Adam’s back to the right of Eve) and St. Michael is to Eve’s left. The floor of St. Michael’s Church portrays scenes of Paradise on Earth. The maiolica tiles were created by Leonardo Chiaiese.

* Proverb
Chi ama me, ama il mio cane.

* Recipe
Here is a great recipe for gingiulena.


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Volume 18, No. 1

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The Italian HouseThe Italian House

In early December 1922, oppressed, unhappy young British wife Carrie Stowe inherits the beloved Tuscan home of her grandmother. This windfall gains her, through the intricacies of Italian testamentary law, a short respite from her punctilious and vaguely sinister husband, Arthur, for she must claim her bequest in person. When she arrives in Italy, she finds Leo, her first cousin and childhood companion (who’s been disinherited for the sins of his father), in the house. Delighted, she asks him to stay and help her.


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Cavalcade of the Magi
January 6th marks the 12th day of Christmas and it is called the Epiphany. To commemorate this special day the city of Florence, Italy hosts a pageant called the Cavalcata dei Magi (Cavalcade of the Magi). This is the biggest street procession in Florence and there are over 700 participants who dress in medieval costumes.

The Tale of La Befana
Traditionally, the Epiphany or Little Christmas is a holiday for children in Italy. La Befana goes around on the eve of the Epiphany giving gifts to good kids and lumps of coal to the bad ones.

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St. Clare Tower* Photo of the Week
St. Clare Tower

The tower of the Basilica of St. Clare. Construction of the Basilica began in 1257 and was completed in 1260. It contains the remains of St. Clare of Assisi who was a follower of St. Francis and she was also the founder of the Order of Saint Clare, which was originally called Order of Poor Ladies.

* Proverb
Mente sana in corpo sano.

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Here is a great recipe for fennel and orange salad.


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Volume 17, No. 52

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Italy Panoramic 2019 Wall CalendarItaly Panoramic 2019 Wall Calendar

Panoramic photography featuring Italy perfectly in the office cubicle where standard wall calendars are too large. As a bonus you’ll find a travel resource directory with information on parks, gardens, annual events, museums, theatres and historic sites. The calendar is a terrific planning guide, travel memento or gift for anyone who loves all things from Italy.


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Panettone
During the Christmas season panettone is a staple that you will find in any Italian home. Some refer to this as an Italian version of fruitcake, but if you were to ask me I would definitely tell you the Italian version is much better than a traditional fruitcake.

12 Days of Christmas for Italians
While we Americans are toiling at the office or wherever it is that we work during the holiday season, Italians are taking it easy. Most of them have off from Christmas Eve until the Epiphany on Jan. 6. Much of Europe celebrates the holiday through the “12 Days of Christmas.” The song isn’t just about some make-believe, fantasy world where the holidays lasts and lasts. With that in mind, I set out to write my own 12 days of Christmas for Italians.

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Presepio Royal Palace of Caserta* Photo of the Week
Presepio

This is a section of the Presepio on display in the Royal Palace during Christmas.

* Proverb
Quattrino risparmiato, due volte guadagnato.

* Recipe
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Volume 17, No. 51

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Children's Italian: Where is Santa. Dov e Babbo NataleChildren’s Italian: Where is Santa. Dov e Babbo Natale

Children’s English-Italian Picture book (Bilingual Edition) (Parallel text English-Italian). Full length Christmas picture book in Italian for Children Ages 2-6.This is a beautifully illustrated Christmas book in Italian.Read this adorable Santa book with full length color illustrations about a toddler and his pet Reindeer.


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Christmas Eve Dinner
One of the big mysteries surrounding Christmas Eve has to do with dinner and the significance of the number of fish dishes prepared. The tradition was passed down from generation to generation, but somewhere along the way the meaning got left behind.

‘Tis the Season for Tombola
Italy is all fun and games during the holiday season. The country’s decorations are far more subdued and serious than those you might see in the United States. It’s all nativity scenes and gold stars with few trees and lights. But in homes across the country, the people come together to laugh, eat, drink – and gamble. It’s not what you think. Sometimes they’re playing for beans or one or two euro (which are coins in Italy). They are playing Tombola or the Italian version of bingo.

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Via della Conciliazione* Photo of the Week
Via della Conciliazione

The Via della Conciliazione is a street in Rome that leads you to St. Peter’s Basilica.

* Proverb
Chi non risica non rosica.

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Here is a great recipe for baccalà.


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Volume 17, No. 50

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It's A Wonderful LifeIt’s A Wonderful Life

This classic film stars James Stewart as George Bailey, a man who has given up his dreams in order to help others, and whose imminent suicide on Christmas Eve brings about the intervention of his guardian angel, Clarence Odbody (Henry Travers). Clarence shows George all the lives he has touched, and how different life in his community of Bedford Falls would be if he had never been born.


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Santa Lucia
Lucia, which means light, lived during the time where Christians were persecuted for their belief in God. This didn’t prevent her from bringing food to the many Christians who hid in underground tunnels. To find her way she would wear a wreath with candles while carrying a tray of food.

Frank Capra’s Wonderful Film Gave America Hope When We Needed it Most
During the dark decade of the 1930s, Frank Capra’s films brought light where there was darkness and hope where there was despair to a nation in desperate need of an uplifting message. If only for a few minutes, in a darkened theatre, Capra’s films inspired irrepressible optimism in American audiences and when they left the theater, they left feeling better about themselves and the future of their world.

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The Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo* Photo of the Week
The Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo

The Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo (The Church of Saint Michael the Archangel) is located in the piazza Roma in Roccaspinalveti. The church was constructed in the 19th century over top of an ancient chapel that was dedicated to St. Michael.

* Proverb
I debit a sù cù i cunij.

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