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Press Statement The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State, United States of America On the Occasion of Italy’s National Day – Festa della Repubblica On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Italy as you celebrate your national day […]
A Resolution Senate Resolution – 150th Anniversary of Italian Unification To close the year long celebration of 150 years of Italian Unification the United States Senate passed a resolution honoring the anniversary. At the opening of the year’s celebration President Barack Obama made A Presidential Proclamation. To read his words, click here. The following resolution […]
Oh, how I waited on this one. Don’t confuse this with the classic cocktail, The Americano. No, I did not misspell anything. For four years I have followed the saga of Amanda Knox, the young American student jailed in Perugia, Italy for the November 2007 murder of her roommate, Meredith Kercher. I followed Amanda through […]
Move over Limoncello. Acqua di Cedro has arrived. This clear liqueur is made with citron, cedro in Italian (botanical name – Citrus medica.) Poor unattractive and underused citron, aside from its candied peel used for Christmas baking, it is pretty much ignored in my kitchen. Not so however on my dressing table where its essential […]
This is Part 1 of a series For detailed information and photo essays on how to make corzetti, along with recipes, please delve further into The Corzetti Files: The Intagliatore of Chiavari, The Corzetti Files – Part 2 Corzetti agli Spinaci con Gorgonzola, The Corzetti Files – Part 3 Where to Buy Corzetti Stamps, The […]
Before dawn on the morning of April 6, 2009 the town of L’Aquila in Italy’s Abruzzo region was struck by a violent 6.3 magnitude earthquake, terremoto in Italian. Townspeople awoke in terror as the walls of their homes, businesses, government buildings and churches collapsed around them. The air was cold, but the people of L’Aquila […]