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Italian Carnival rhymes with Venice

02/03/2017
italian carnival

 

Carnival has just ended, but the party atmosphere still lingers on. All of Italy celebrates Carnival, but the most popular and famous carnival is the Carnival of Venice. It’s one of the of the oldest in the world and it’s surreal because it’s set in a city that is so mouthwatering, so picturesque that no matter where you look, it looks like a postcard. Continue Reading…

Gourmet food

What is Polenta and how you can prepared it

07/04/2016
how to cook polenta

 

Polenta is a versatile type of food, made from ground corn and water, and a typical dish part of traditional Northern Italian cuisine. The name originally comes from the Latin word for pearled grain (pŏllen pollĭnis, fior di farina, polvere or flour powder), and the dish, a gruel that could be made with all sorts of grains and legumes, dates to Roman times. Continue Reading…