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Happy holidays, everyone! A special Easter for the Parzen family

Above: a Colomba di Pasqua, the “Easter Dove,” a traditional Italian Easter cake by Iginio Massari, one of Italy’s favorite pastry chefs. My friend… 469 more words

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Wine, Easter and the Passover: the miracle of the grape vine

Above: Giotto’s “Marriage at Cana,” 14th century (image via Wikipedia).

We all know the story of Jesus turning water into wine at Cana, as recounted in the… 204 more words

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Arrivederci, Roma. Now it's time to head home...

The rain wasn’t going to stop me from strolling around Rome yesterday.

Ever since my early years as a student in Italy, the Eternal City has always thrilled and fascinated me. 90 more words

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man ora ti porto al bar dove faccio colazione sempre @TerraUomoCielo #Brescia

Giovanni, to me, this morning in Brescia:

Man, I’m taking you to the cafĂ© where I always go for breakfast.

Saturday markets in Piazza della Loggia

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Leaves of grass: Primo Franco & the "battle for Prosecco" @NinoFranco1919

Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to everyone that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants… 723 more words

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Mingling with the stars: Vinitaly highlights day 3

Writing in a hurry, as always, this morning as I prepare to head to Verona for the last day of Vinitaly, the annual Italian wine trade fair. 317 more words

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