Primo Maggio 2017 in Italy

Primo Maggio 2017 in Italy

May 1st, or Primo Maggio, is a national holiday in Italy and many other European countries. This is when Italians pack a picnic hamper, pray for sun and take to the countryside. Primo Maggio 2017 happens on a Monday, this means a long weekend. No ponte this time!...
Eating torrone during the holidays

Eating torrone during the holidays

Why do we eat torrone only during the holidays? Italians love the sticky, marbled crunch – or the sensual softness – of torrone, Italian nougat. Unfortunately it’s customarily only eaten during the holiday season. Whether studded with almonds, hazelnuts or pistachios;...