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MALOCCHIO (EVIL EYE): How to Remove the Evil Eye

Many of our Italian relatives believe in superstitions. One of the more popular superstitions is the Malocchio (mal=bad occhio=eye) or the evil eye. It’s the look that one person gives to another if they are jealous or envious. According…

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10 BEST ATTRACTIONS IN ITALY

It’s not easy to make a top 10 of tourist attractions in Italy, but we hope in this article we’ll cover the most amazing popular sights for a charming holiday in Italy. Let’s explore the Italy’s map!   10.…

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THE EXTRAORDINARY ITALIAN RESTAURANT IN A SEA CAVE

In the town of Polignano a Mare in southern Italy (province of Bari, Apulia), lies a most unique dining experience at the Grotta Palazzese. Open only during the summer months, a restaurant is created inside a vaulted limestone cave,…

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CUT ONIONS WITHOUT CRYING: ALL TRICKS

It happens to all of us: you have to prepare a soffritto and you start crying as if your sweetheart has left you? No, it’s not the hormones, it’s really the onions’ fault. So, follow these simple tips and…

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THE 5 MOST FAMOUS FALSE MYTHS ABOUT ITALIAN FOODS

How many times, in our travels abroad, have we come across the usual clichés about Italian cuisine? It usually happens like this: you are traveling in a beautiful foreign city and you are walking around fascinated by the beauty…