After writing about Italy's terrifying Triangle of Death, other areas of Italy in which toxic waste has been dumped have come to light. What follows is an infographic showing those areas of Italy in which toxic waste either has been dumped. So far, there are three areas: the Triangle of Death in … [Read more...]
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Alarmingly, an area of Italy close to Naples has been christened the Triangle of Death by locals. It is an area where the camorra mafia has been running a very lucrative, highly illegal and dangerous, toxic waste dumping business. Basically, the camorra mafia has been dumping - and probably still … [Read more...]
Over the past week, the weather in Barga in Tuscany has been changing. Cooler mornings and evenings, plus a substantial amount of rain have jolted us out of our summer indolence and made us face the inevitable truth: Autumn is on its way! And with autumn comes the chestnut season. "Season of … [Read more...]
Here's a list of books to help you learn more about Italian wines, plus a couple of wine book extras. More and more people are discovering the joys of Italian wine, and exports of Italian wines are overtaking those of French wines. "Italy overtook France as the largest wine exporting country in … [Read more...]
Last weekend I was invited to sample the delights of Italian seaside resort Cesenatico which is on Italy's Adriatic coast, a little further south than Rimini. Cesenatico, apart from being a well organised seaside resort, is also a fishing port and it has an excellent reputation for seafood and … [Read more...]
Rabbit in Italian is coniglio, just in case you wanted to know. If you do want to know, you are not alone, around 400 people every month want to know according to Google intelligence. How do you pronounce rabbit in Italian? Like this, more or less: co-ni-lio - that's "co", as in co-worker. "Ni", … [Read more...]
Just So Italian an online shop which specialises in tracking down Italian food products and wines, can help you find interesting Italian food and wine in the UK. Now, as you might know, I live in Italy and have done so for many years but I am still coming across interesting Italian foods and … [Read more...]
New for the New Year, a series of features on where to buy Italian food and drink online overseas. To kick things off, here's Beviamo, a UK based company which specializes in exclusive, luxury Italian food and drink. Beviamo offers UK based Italian food fans an extensive range of Italian … [Read more...]