HAPPY EASTER! – BUONA PASQUA!
Come glielo spieghi a uno del Nord che da noi il Natale non è il 25 Dicembre ma è quel periodo che va da lu 7 di dicembre a lu 6 di Gennaio? [Christmas celebration in Abruzzo versus the rest of Italy 😉 Click here!]
You must know that in Italy convincing an omnivore to sit at a vegan table have proved to be, time and again, very complicated – could it be that’s because most people think that vegans eat only kale, brown rice, or the daunting seitan? [Vegana per caso :: Ottimo! Una deliziosa cena stagionale]
One of the most nonsensical (and funniest) scenes from Jim Jarmusch’s movie Down by Law (Daunbailò for Italian cinema lovers) is when our Oscar-winning director Roberto Benigni takes his notebook out of his pocket (it was an actual notebook, not a computer!) and gets confused between scream and ice cream.
Second part of fundamental pizzeria regulars. After you’ve survived the first five rules, there’a still a long way to go… “REMEMBER: you are here to have pizza!”
In Italy having pizza in pizzeria is a big deal. When a bunch of friends decide to go out for a pizza, dramatic decisions must be taken. Where to go, what time, who is going to pick up whom and so forth. Once all the details have been settled, eventually you sit at the table …
“First of all, let’s get one thing straight. Your Italy and our Italia are not the same thing. Italy is a soft drug peddled in predictable packages, such as hills in the sunset, olive groves, lemon trees, white wine, and raven-haired girls. Italia, on the other hand, is a maze. It’s alluring, but complicated…” ~ …
“When you are obsessed and intrigued by beauty and craftsmanship in fashion, I think it’s a natural extension to be obsessed with amazing food” ~Caroline Issa