Colors are the smiles of nature. Cinquette is a very happy place that is sure to make everyone that passes through leave filled with joy and positive energy! In honor of National Crayon Day (March 31st), check out these 10 facts about secret ingredients, fine art, and how to plan your next vacation around the…

Il cenone is the feast of thirteen dishes in the Italian Christmas lunch tradition. While this special tradition is centered around seafood, you likely won’t find this feast unaccompanied by the dessert bread, panettone. Panettone is extremely popular at the Christmas lunch. History of Panettone If you are invited to an Italian Christmas lunch you…

December in Italy is one of the most magical times of the year, it fills up with beautiful Christmas trees and glistening lights making you feel the Christmas atmosphere. Christmas in Italy is normally celebrated from December 8th (The Immaculate Conception) until January 6th (The day of Epiphany) which gives you a whole month to…

Bruschetta has been a tradition in Italy since the 16th century. While it’s well known in regions such as Tuscany, Lazio, and Abruzzo, you can find this infamous dish throughout Italy, especially at appertivo! You can choose from a variety of toppings when it comes to bruschetta, therefore making it incredibly easy to make the…

One of the most spiritual experiences in the world is experiencing the beauty and splendor of a Vatican Christmas Mass in Italy. Christmas in Rome is a fairy tale come true. Adding a Christmas service at the Vatican into the itinerary will take your trip over the top. A Christmas Mass is one of the…

Porcini mushrooms are an ingredient that has been consumed and enjoyed by Italians for centuries. Tagliatelle ai Funghi Porcini is a great choice for those who want a taste of a traditional Italian pasta dish while maintaining their vegan lifestyle! Be sure to check out our quick and simple recipe below, and leave a comment…

Milan just keeps getting better, there is a whole week dedicated to a man’s best friend! Milan’s dog week,  consists of events such as the dog dance, agility, and splash dog competitions. This one week in June is all about these precious  pals but who knew Milan was such an amazing backdrop at all times…

Christmas in Italy is an especially magical time, focused on the spirituality of the season and the opportunity to spend time connecting with friends and family in celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. Unlike Christmas in America, the Italian holiday season is not as commercialized. The days around Christmas are spent going to church…

Typically, pizza is a dish that most vegans would steer away from due to the presence of dairy. However, originating from the Napoli region in the 1700’s, pizza marinara is an excellent vegan-friendly way to enjoy one of Italy’s most famous dishes! Below is a  simple recipe for Vegans to enjoy this taste of Italy…

It should come as no surprise that the capital of Roman Catholicism is one of Europe’s most festive Christmastime cities. As you walk through Rome’s storied streets, you’re bound to come across festive manger scenes, dazzling light displays, and, of course, towering Christmas trees. In addition to enjoying the Christmastime sights, be sure to treat…

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