FALSI AMICI – Word of the Week

They are commonly called “False Friends – Falsi Amici” and we are not talking about the double-faced people we all have met in life, at one point or another. Here we are talking about the numerous confusing Italian words that, in English sound similar but have a completely different meaning. We recently had a lesson…

Meet Alessandro: Creative Pizza-Maker (dual language)

(EN) Meet Alessandro:  Creative Pizza-Maker, from Tuscany to Paris Whenever someone tells me how young Italians don’t want to work, or leave home,  that they are “mammoni” … Well, I would like to reply that I have so many stories to tell you!  I know so many young people who have decided to start new…

Word of the Week : Cane

Word of the Week is  CANE, dog : Spring has sprung ! what is better than going for a walk with the man’s best friend, IL CANE? In the beautiful picture let me introduce you to DANTE (what else could  a beautiful Tuscan dog be called ?) Dante lives in Siena and is very lucky…

Word of the Week : FREDDO

Marzo has started with really low temperatures so our choice for the Word of the Week has been easy: FREDDO ( cold) FA FREDDO ( it’s cold) , I would say FREDDISSIMO ( very cold) and its’ normal AVERE FREDDO ( to feel cold) especially if one is FREDDOLOSO ( someone who suffer for the…