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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 pasta with burrata and cherry tomatoes

Simple and quick pasta with cherry tomato sauce, melted burrata, and basil.

Pasta with fresh cherry tomatoes, garlic, and basil

Pasta with fresh cherry tomatoes, garlic, and basil is a summery and easy main dish from Italy. Here’s the recipe!

lavender and peach lemonade

Peach and lavender lemonade recipe with overnight infused water and honey.

canned tuna pasta the Italian way

Canned tuna pasta with tomatoes.

An Italian stuffed eggplant recipe from Puglia

Stuffed eggplant recipe with tomato sauce, breadcrumbs, pecorino (or Parmesan), and mortadella (or ham).

Italian Russian salad recipe

Russian salad recipe: the original recipe with vegetables, pickles, and mayonnaise.

Italian peach bellini recipe

the peach bellini recipe with real peaches and prosecco

giardiniera recipe for an Italian Summer

Italian giardiniera recipe: authentic and traditional Summer canning

panzanella salad recipe from Tuscany

Traditional panzanella salad recipe: with stale bread, tomatoes and red onion.

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