Italy has won the vote to host the 2026 Winter Games! During his announcement ceremony, President Thomas Bach revealed that the games will be held in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo. Italy was chosen over the only other candidate which was Sweden. The vote was 47-34 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The last Winter Games held in Italy were in Turn 20 years ago!
Baci di Dama are made with two buttery hazelnut cookies that are sandwiched together with rich, decadent chocolate. These cookies originated in the northwestern region of Italy called Piedmonte. This is a traditional recipe that makes for a cookie that literally melts in your mouth. These cookies are unique and taste as good as they look! They are traditionally filled with rich dark chocolate but you can use milk chocolate if you prefer your cookies to be slightly sweeter.
Olive Oil is supposed to be one of the healthiest oils in the world! Unfortunately, many olive oil brands use GMOs and hydrogenated oils which are the furthest things from "good for the human body". Many companies have mixed olive oil with chemicals and various other oils to make a bigger profit. Nearly 2/3 of Olive Oil on the market is not what it claims to be!
Have you been on a strict diet that does not allow you to eat carbs at all? Sometimes this method can feel entirely impossible. That is why often times diets like these fail. Chris Powell explains that there is often a psychological need for comfort foods like carbohydrates. He shows us that you can actually lose weight by eating carbs.
Italians have some of the most unique and beautiful names. If you're looking for the perfect name for an Italian boy, here is a list of nearly 5000!
Opera singer Andrea Bocelli recently purchased an 86 foot yacht called the Stella del Nord! According to Robb Report, Bocelli was searching for the perfect yacht for his family and himself. He wanted one that would allow them to sail long distances even though the most hazardous conditions.
A classic song that every Italian knows! Listen to Dean Martin sing "Mambo Italiano" below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAQQ1Vlk1nE Sources: Main Image: WikiBackground: PexelsVideo: YouTube
Let Valerie Bertinelli show you how to make the most delicious Sicilian love cake! It includes delicious mascarpone cheese and decadent chocolate! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVV7HEufLjI Ingredients: 1 box chocolate cake mix, plus the ingredients called for in the directionsCanola oil, for preparing the pan Mascarpone-Ricotta Filling: 28 ounces ricotta cheese (3 1/2 cups)4 ounces mascarpone (1/2 cup) … Continue reading Sicilian Love Cake – Recipe (Video)