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  • Bracciano Lake
    The water level of Lake Bracciano, 20 miles north of Rome, has dropped by almost 6 feet in the past 2 years, bringing the risk that one of Italy's most beautiful and least polluted lakes is at serious risk of drying up.
  • Dining in & out: From Eataly Magazine
    EATALY MAGAZINE(March 09, 2017)
    Risi e bisi, which simply means rice and peas in the Venetian dialect, is the most famous of all risottifrom the region. In the days of the Venetian Republic, it was served before the Doge on April 25, the feast of San Marco and the national day. In Veneto, risotti are served all’onda, which literally means "on the waves." In fact, it means with quite a lot of liquid, rather like the city of Venezia itself.
  • Dining in & out: From Eataly Magazine
    EATALY MAGAZINE(March 02, 2017)
    Pasta may be Italy’s most famous first course, but rice is equally key to Italian cuisine. During the Renaissance, the swamps near Milano were turned into rice paddies, and rice has played a starring role ever since. One of our favorite Milanese dishes is Saffron Risotto.
  • Dining in & out: From Eataly Magazine
    EATALY MAGAZINE(March 02, 2017)
    These delicious little yeast cakes known as babà are normally soaked in rum, but since they are a specialty of Campania, we like to soak them in one of that region's signature liqueurs — tart limoncello. Then, present them garnished with strips of candied lemon and raspberries for a delicious finish.
  • Alessandro Bertolazzi and Giorgio Gregorini, along with American Christopher Nelson, took the award for "Best Makeup" in the movie "Suicide Squad." In his speech, Bertolazzi acknowledged his roots and stated that he is proud of being Italian: "I am Italian. This Oscar is for all the immigrants."
  • World-renowned chef Lidia Matticchio Bastianich during i-Italy's interview
    World-famous Italian chef Lidia Bastianich has a story that transcends the culinary industry. Lidia was born following the conclusion of World War II, a time when European countries were still settling border disputes. As a young girl, she grew up among three different cultures, each with a profound influence on her. Today, as a professional, Lidia’s childhood experiences and her family ties continue to prove monumental in her continued success.
  • Dining in & out: From Eataly Magazine
    EATALY MAGAZINE(February 23, 2017)
    Typical to Venezia, this flavorful recipe for black risotto with squid ink and shrimp incorporates ingredients that are readily available from the lagoon. Enjoy this traditional dish with a glass of white wine, and you will be transported to the canals of the "Floating City"!
  • Dining in & out: From Eataly Magazine
    EATALY MAGAZINE(February 16, 2017)
    Carnevale is a period of wild celebration and feasting that culminates on Martedi Grasso (Fat Tuesday), the day before the fasting period of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. Enter: these decadent fritters.

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