On August 15th, the Catholic church celebrates the Virgin Mary's ascension into heaven. Nevertheless, the August celebrations date back much further than the Catholic church. Feragosto is a public holiday in Italy. It originates from Feriae Augusti, the rest of Emperor Augustus. Emporer Augustus made August 1st a day of rest for hard workers in the agricultural sector.
If you're Italian, you probably grew up on pastina! It is basically the Italian equivalent to penicillin! Pastina is the ultimate comfort food and instantly makes you feel better! It is full of nutrients and protein. Although this meal is often served during the colder months, it is just as delicious any time of the year!
Quit buying the store bought "Italian" dressing and try this simple homemade salad dressing recipe from How to Feed a Loon! Trust us, with all fresh and flavourful ingredients, you won't go back to any other dressing!
Happy National Prosecco Day! In honour of this delicious and bubbly drink, we bring you 6 interesting facts about Prosecco!
CNN news anchor Chris Cuomo threatened to throw a man down the stairs for calling him "Fredo" referring to The Godfather. He claimed that it is an insult to Italian people and went on to say that it is like the "N" word to Italians. He was totally outraged and reacted fast. The video has gone viral. CNN backed Chris Cuomo for reacting the way he did. A CNN Anchor stated, "Chris Cuomo defended himself when he was verbally attacked with the use of an ethnic slur in an orchestrated setup we completely support him." However, the president did not back him for reacting this way whatsoever.
This is a refreshing and delicious treat for all the espresso and gelato lovers! Who knew pouring coffee over ice cream and adding a few extra ingredients would make the perfect dessert! Check out Natasha's video on the best ingredients to add over affogato.
Perfect for any time of the day, served hot or cold, in the car or for dinner. This Rotolo alla pizza is best for those days you just want to whip up something quick. (and also delicious!)
Craving a guilt-free snack or need a quick appetizer idea? These Parmesan zucchini chips are the perfect thing! Check out this recipe by Inspired Taste. (You won't believe how simple these are to make!)