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5 Amazing Italian Food Diet Tricks to Shrink Your Waist

Posted  April 9, 2013  by  mi.o

You might not necessarily make a link between food diet tricks and the Italian lifestyle.  In fact, when you think of Italian food, the first words that probably come to mind are pizza and pasta – the two main enemies of any diet program. And yet, Italy has one of the lowest obesity rates in[...]

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Top 10 Romantic Cities in Italy that Guarantee Love

Posted  April 2, 2013  by  mi.o

The whole of Italy is romantic and seductive. The landscape, the architecture, the food – everything spells that love is in the air. You can pick the top 3, or 5, or 10 most romantic cities in Italy, but, as soon as you pass the Italian border, love will be all around you.    [...]

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Italian Easter Recipe: La Colomba Pasquale

Posted  March 28, 2013  by  mi.o

    La Colomba Pasquale – The Easter Dove (the cake is shaped like a dove) You may need a cooking converter for this recipe.  We recommend this one: www.ghostcalc.com Ingredients: 450 grams of flour Manitoba more than for the pastry (the choice of flour is important for the result) 215 grams of sugar 150[...]

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7 Ways to Celebrate Easter like the Italians

Posted  March 28, 2013  by  mi.o

Easter is an important celebration for Italians. The preparations start a long time before the actual Easter, in fact, they start as early as the week before Shrove Tuesday (a period called Carnevale), and continue during the forty days of Lent. The Holy Week is dedicated to large processions in the streets, but it is[...]

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Italian Easter Cake Recipe: Pastiera

Posted  March 28, 2013  by  mi.o

Pastiera~ Traditional Easter Ricotta Pie originates from Napoli, Italy. You may need a cooking converter for this recipe.  Here’s our recommendation: www.ghostcalc.com Recipe provided by: Cooking Vacations For the Pastry:2 Egg Yolks 150 g Sugar 150 g Butter 300 g Flour ‘00’ 10 g Baking Powder Zest of ½ an Orange (grated) Zest of ½[...]

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Learn about Traditional Italian Recipes for Easter

Posted  March 27, 2013  by  mi.o

Easter is a major celebration for Italians, and the perfect time for the cooks to display their skills and to bring their dishes to perfection. It’s a time when tradition meets creativity and experimentation: the Easter menu is not quite as strict as the Christmas one, for example, and there is a lot of room[...]

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