Porticello Sicily
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Porticello Sicily

"In cities without the sea ... I wonder where people go to regain their balance ... perhaps to the Moon ... (Banana Yoshimoto)" Porticello When I read this quote I realized that I've had a similar thought several times in my life. Living on the Sicilian coast, ...

Porticello, Palermo, PA, Sicily
Italian Traditions on New Year’s Eve
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Italian Traditions on New Year’s Eve

The New Year has always been a transition from the old to the new, almost a new inner beginning, where good intentions reign. This highly anticipated party is characterized by magic and superstition, rooted in local customs and traditions. Many of these Italian traditions are ...

Abruzzo, Italy
Abruzzo  Events  Winter  
Italian Christmas Desserts: Specialties from Abruzzo
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Italian Christmas Desserts: Specialties from Abruzzo

It's not Christmas in Italy without the famous pandoro and panettone desserts, but in Abruzzo, the real stars of Christmas are the sfogliatelle, caggionetti and bocconotti. All three of them are filled with grape jam and coated with powdered sugar.  Sfogliatelle not just Neapolitan Sfogliatelle, although commonly associated with Naples, are a ...

Teramo, TE, Abruzzo