How to Speak Italian and Not Sound Like a Tourist: The Food Issue


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Rita Mae Brown once said, “language is the road map to culture;" one must simply pay attention to its reading. A day in language class or ten minutes in Italy reveal one of the greatest cultural values: cibo. Food and words related to food fill the Italian peninsula, and the subject is a serious matter for natives; eating and cooking is an...

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A List of The Italian Markets: The True Souls of The Cities


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The beating heart of an Italian city is its market: history, people, costumes and food blends magically in this place. Visiting Italian markets is something everybody should have on their To Do List when going to Italy. Through markets you will be able to discover the true soul of a city: men shouting in local dialect, the astonishing variety of...

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Top Italian Proverbs About Wine


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Similarly to hand gestures, Italian proverbs are another peculiar and immediate way to express yourself. In the space of few words proverbs contains history, culture and genius of the Italian people. Wine, too, is a cornerstone of the Italian culture: the habit of drinking a nice glass of wine during a meal dates back to Roman times. Put this two...

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