Pizzoccheri: Italy’s debated buckwheat pasta recipe, Liz Shemaria, BBC.com.
Meet Pizzoccheri, an amazing buckwheat dish! Made in Teglio, Italy about 80 miles northeast of Milan, not far from the border of Switzerland. Delicious and a source of pride to its makers. It is good to know Italy is offering a lot of specialty products and pastas catering to dietary needs, as well as being delicious.
How to Enjoy Italy with Kids, John Bensalhia, Italy Magazine.
There’s lots of things to do with kids in Italy, especially museums, boats, beaches, and, of course, the amazing food – gelato!
Pompeii’s ancient drains are STILL in working order and will be used again to empty rainwater into the sea 2,300 years after they were built, Joe Pinkstone, MailOnline.com.
Ancient storm drain being used again! They thought of it first. Lest we get too confident that our more recent generations are the original innovators. It is another reason to put Pompeii on your Italy bucket list.
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Italy, World Nomads
Fun article about understanding the nuances of Rome and Italy in general.
Italian Prosecco Region Now A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Joan Lewis
Prosecco anyone? My friend and Vatican Correspondent and fellow Prosecco fan shares some good news about our favorite sparkling wine.
Thermopolium – Ancient Roman Restaurant Offered Fast Food But Was It A Good Idea To Eat There? Ancient Pages
Pompeii – a definite must do on the Italy bucket list as archeologists keep discovering more and more about this ancient but advanced city near Naples.
Rome bans tourists from going topless, eating ‘messy’ food and leaving love padlocks, The Independent
There are a few changes you should be aware of in Rome. Tourists need to behave themselves or there could be a fine!
Sardinia, Italy: Home to the world’s longest-living men, BlueZones.com
A few Italian lifestyle changes could help you live like those in Sardinia.
This Roman church was a gift from Catholics around the world to Leo XIII, Catholic News Agency