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  • Evelina's garden
    Evelina, A Victorian Herone in Venice, by Judith Harris, is published in the UK by Fonthill Media Ltd., including in a Kindle edition, and is available in print in the US in October.
  • While this recipe could easily be prepared in any Italian coastal town, it is the Italian Riviera that comes to mind whenever I prepare it. Breathtaking Ligurian towns like Portofino, Santa Margherita, Rapallo, and Genoa have magical landscapes that are almost as sumptuous as the local cuisine. The region of Liguria is noted for a very fragrant variety of basil (Genoa, after all, is the birthplace of pesto), as well as wonderful produce and seafood.
  • If you think Italian food is off-limits for people with diabetes, think again. My motivation for writing this book was to change the way Italian cuisine is viewed abroad and to demonstrate ways in which traditional Italian food can be part of a diabetes-friendly eating plan. While thoughts of the bel paese (“beautiful country”) generally conjure up the image of platters of carbohydrate-rich pastas and fat-laden sauces, authentic Italian cuisine is both healthful and delicious.
  • Zesty Kraft (Los Angeles)
    Facts & Stories
    Giulia Iani(June 06, 2017)
    Buying an Italian product has come to symbolize immersing oneself in the Italian way of life. An analysis of the industry’s overseas advertising lingo can help us understand how foreign consumers perceive the country itself.
  • The 57th Venice Biennale, the world's oldest international exhibition of contemporary visual art, opens May 13 under the theme "Viva arte viva," or "Long Live Living Art." Founded in 1895, this prestigious art show-of-shows is expected to attract over 100,000 visitors before closing Nov. 26.
  • A traditional dish from the Veneto region: risi e bisi
    Even if Lago di Garda stretches across three Italian regions—Lombardy to the west, Veneto to the east, and Trentino Alto Adige to the north—each guards its regional differences zealously, as do all Italian regions, especially when it comes to food. Because we couldn’t take into account the different regional varieties in this short piece on local gastronomy, we chose to concentrate on Veneto.
  • 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"!
  • Facts & Stories
    Samantha Janazzo(February 22, 2017)
    In the United States when we think of Mardi Gras we think New Orleans with floats, fried food, and colorful plastic beaded necklaces. In Italy, Martedì Grasso means Venice's Carnivale, complete with ornate masks, theatric performances, and a parade through Piazza San Marco.
  • From February 3—21, Carnegie Hall will host a series of concerts in honor of Venice’s perennial creative contributions. Their ninth festival, La Serenissima is an extension of the prestigious venue's ongoing exploration of early music in an effort to seek out seldom heard gems. In collaboration with cultural institutions throughout New York City, the celebration will extend citywide with an array of events that range in artistic genre.

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