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Education in Italy – 20 Things that May Surprise You About Going to School in Italy

Are you thinking about moving to Italy, but you want to know more about Italian schools? Or perhaps you’re traveling here with your kids and want to be able to explain what school is like in Italy. Our family lives in central Italy, and my three boys were born here and have lived here their …

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Italian Grocery Stores – A Visitor’s Guide + Helpful Tips

Italian Grocery Stores– different types of supermarkets in Italy, important things to know about shopping, helpful tips, useful words and phrases for shopping at an Italian grocery store and more! Ah, grocery shopping in Italy.  Is it really romantic like they show it in the films?  Skipping along cobblestone streets, stopping in at the jolly …

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Bowl of traditional Italian panzanella sitting on terracotta ledge in Italy.

Traditional Panzanella Salad Recipe – Straight from Italy (+ helpful tips)

Updated on November 10, 2023 Panzanella (often called Italian bread salad or panzanella salad) is a classic summer dish in Italy. It combines leftover ingredients like yesterday’s bread with fresh, in-season vegetables.    You’ll find it on the menu in Italy in the summer, and it’s easy to make at home too! Panzanella  is a …

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Gluten-Free Panzanella – An Easy & Delicious Recipe

Updated on November 10, 2023 One of Italy’s beloved summer dishes (along with classics like insalata caprese) is panzanella. It combines leftover ingredients like yesterday’s bread with fresh, in-season vegetables.    If you’re gluten-free, panzanella is off-limits due to the bread, but we’ve got a simple substitute. Now you can have gluten-free panzanella with this …

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