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THE NEW COOKBOOK IS OUT

This time, we explored Matera’s recipes, legends, traditions, and folklore!

DISCOVER SIMPOSIO

A travel cookbook series about Italy’s food, travel destinations, and culture.

A collection of authentic and traditional recipes, beautiful pictures, stories, myths, anecdotes, and magic!

ITALIAN COLORS

A weekly newsletter from Rome.

Simple everyday life adventures, cooking tips, foodie finds, Rome, and beyond!

IT'S THE SEASON

To cook, explore, read…

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MATERA

Welcome to Matera, Basilicata, the city of Sassi, bread, intimate relationships, shame, traditions, history, delicious recipes, and mysticism. 

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from the blog

ITALIAN PUMPKIN RISOTTO RECIPE

Pumpkin risotto is very popular here in Italy. It is a recipe from the Northern regions but cooked everywhere: it is a perfect comfort dish for Autumn and Winter dinners. Imagine savoring it after a long walk in the woods, admiring foliage. With a glass of a dry...

Grilled radicchio with balsamic vinegar recipe

Grilled radicchio with balsamic vinegar: an Italian side dish.

authentic Italian hot chocolate recipe

Thick Italian hot chocolate for cold, cozy days.

how to cook kale

How to cook kale on the stove the Italian way. Learn how to cook kale without losing nutrients.

an authentic Italian minestrone soup recipe

This is one of the authentic Italian minestrone soup recipes – there are many. This minestrone recipe from Milan has cabbage, parmesan, and pancetta.

castagnaccio recipe

a Tuscan delight for Fall celebrations

sautéed Italian kale recipe

Sautéed kale recipe: a tasty Tuscan side dish.

erbazzone recipe: the Italian swiss chard pie

the erbazzone recipe: a swiss chard pie from Emilia Romagna

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