La Gazzetta Italiana

Orzo Pasta with Tomatoes, Basil and Parmesan

February 2020
Ingredients: 8 oz. Dry orzo pasta 3 T. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 T. Minced garlic (3-4 cloves) ¼ to ½ tsp. Crushed red pepper flakes, depending on your spice preference 12 oz. Chopped tomatoes (canned or fresh) ½ C. Shredded Parmesan cheese,...


Paying homage to the bones of St. Valentine

February 2020
As we look forward to a new decade ahead, I'd  like to take some time to look back at some of my favorite articles over the years. In the spirit of Valentine's Day, here is an article by Myra Robinson published in February 2015. Myra always...


No-Vacation Nation

February 2020
Italy is a country known for having long holidays and for making family a priority over work. Many Italians holiday for a month at a time – have you ever visited Italy in the month of August? The country is not alone. The European Union requires...


MUST DO: Take a Cooking Class

February 2020
Italians pride themselves on their skills in the kitchen. From homemade sauce to preparing a seven-fish feast, all our Nonnas will tell you they are the best cook in the family. For those of us not lucky enough to still have Nonna at the stove...


The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum

February 2020
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), in conjunction with Directors Anthony and Joe Russo and the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA), is excited to announce that applications are now open for The Russo Brothers Italian American...


The Italian American Dream

February 2020
Italian Americans have made their mark on American history since arriving from Italy during the late 1880’s. By 1920, more than four million Italians called the U.S. their home. While the majority suffered prejudice and hardships, many were able to...


An avalanche on the Val Senales killed three German skiiers

February 2020
A woman and two young girls were killed in an avalanche on the Val Senales glacier in South Tyrol, Italy last month. More were reported injured. The group was hit by a large snow slide at around 2,000m up the glacier. It is reported that the...


“Portrait of a Lady” by Klimt was stolen in Piacenza... maybe is a fake?

February 2020
On February 22, 1997, artist Gustav Klimt’s “Portrait of a Lady” was stolen from the Ricci-Oddi modern art gallery in Piacenza in Northern Italy. The frame of the painting was discarded on the roof of the building in an apparent attempt to show...


Vogue Italia go green

February 2020
Vogue Italia dropped photoshoots from its January issue to make a green statement. Instead of the traditional photos, eight illustrated covers featured work by different artists depicting real-life models wearing Gucci. The move is intended to...


Rome's Major moved souvenir stands for “decorum and security”

February 2020
Souvenir stands in front of some of Rome’s most prized monuments will be moved in an attempt to improve the city’s “decorum and security.” Rome’s mayor, Virginia Raggi, said the stalls are incongruous with their surroundings. Seventeen stalls will...


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