Italian Food Idioms – How do you translate it?

Italian Food  Idioms: How do you translate it? Come si traduce ?  – We all love good Italian food, and it can be interesting to find some Italian idioms that use food and drink to express a variety of meanings. It all reinforce the concept that food is central to Italian culture! Let’s have  a…

ZUCCA: Word of the week

ZUCCA: Word of the week: With Halloween rapidly approaching, the colourful pumpkin has its moment of glory and our word of the week was easily chosen.  Pumpkin in Italian is ZUCCA. In England, literally in every corner, one can find piles of pumpkins of different size and shapes just waiting to be carved for the special…

FICO – Word of the Week

FICO – Word of the Week. September is a month of transition: temperatures are dropping and summer is winding down into fall. Now the Tuscan countryside is at its best and, in the world of fruit,  September is the month for figs to hit markets and restaurants.   The choice for our Word of the Week for…