Aubergines – or eggplants for our American friends – are a prominent vegetable in Calabrian cuisine. In my childhood and youth hardly a day would go by without melanzane on our dining table. In winter we would eat those laboriously prepared for preservation by my mother during September/October. In summer she would cook them freshly …
A new book and exhibition examining the art of the Dominican and Franciscan orders in Renaissance Italy.
Simon Martin, author of Sport Italia, reveals his favourite Italian sporting moments of all time.
Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo (1868-1907), Il Quarto Stato, 1901, oil on canvas, 293 x 545cm, Museo del Novecento.
Having scrapped their Olympic bid for 2020, one can only hope Italy’s enthusiasm for belt tightening will now extend to curbing MPs luxurious lifestyles.
Maradona has always proved a divisive figure, but at Italia ’90 and worshipped by the South, he nearly divided an entire nation.