Easy Italian Recipes: Chicken with Pancetta, Swiss Chard and Pine Nuts

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Kale is the current media darling of the moment, however, Italians are crazy for dark leafy greens of all kinds and, especially in fall and winter, the Swiss chard called for in this hearty main dish is a staple of green grocers throughout Italy. The vegetable (bietola in Italian) belongs to the same family as beets and spinach, sharing with...

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Everything You Need to Know About National Holidays in Italy

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How much do you know about holidays in Italy? All those days marked in red on the Italian calendar are considered festività (holidays). If you think there are too many, or that they are only an excuse for italiani to take a day off from work, you might be wrong. Italians love celebrating their holidays because they are part of their...

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