Seeing how it is Friday and the perfect day for an aperitivo (happy hour), I think the recipe for an Aperol Spritz is a must. This is one of my favorite summer cocktails. It is refreshing, fun and colorful.
It Italy, very few people have dryers. I am lucky enough to have one. But during the summer months, when I do dry the wash on the line, my clothes hanging experience is EXACTLY like this advertisement below. EXACTLY. Ha, ha, ha……
Yes, it is true, food DOES rule in Italy. But one must also FOLLOW the food rules in Italy as well. Here below are some of the standard rules to help you avoid getting into trouble with the locals on your next visit to Italy.
Have you ever bought a house? If so, remember that kind of scary feeling of sitting down at a big conference table and being confronted with with a mountain of documents to sign?
Sorry…but being the American I am, I cannot ever imagine going to my bank and finding this sign taped to the door:
What do all of these things have in common? They take place in the Castelli Romani. These are hillside towns to the southeast of Rome. It is a place where many Romans go (ummmm…including the Pope) to escape the suffocating heat in the summer and where we go […]
This is the period for asparagus! They are everywhere – in supermarkets, in the street markets, and there are even entire festivals devoted to them!