Tag Archives: summer

Lemon Granita

Lemon Granita This is a recipe I make often during the hot summer months in Florence.  Sometimes to give it a kick, I add limoncello.  The recipe I use for limoncello is here Lemon granita Ingredients (6 servings) • 2 cups (500 ml) of water • 2 cups (500 ml) of strained lemon juice • […]

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Summer Pasta Recipes

Summer Pasta Recipes Here are 4 quick and easy summer pasta recipes.   These recipes are light and perfect for a summer night.  Enjoy!  Video from youtube courtesy of Vincenzo’s Plate “Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life.” –Anna Akhmatova  

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Italian summer words

Italian summer words Learning Italian?  Practice with the below short clip. Here’s a video with photos to help you learn some Italian words related to summer.  At the end of the video, there will be a review to test your memory.  Words include: Ice cream, Shorts, Beach, Sun, Hot, t-shirt, Sandals, Watermelon, Bathing suit and Fishing.  Video from youtube courtesy of ItalianPod101.com “Italy […]

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Pasta Fredda

Pasta Fredda Pasta Fredda with pomodorini pesto and mozzarella is the perfect summertime dish.    Served cold or room temperature it is great to bring or serve at outdoor parties, picnics and more.  Simple and easy to make and filled with flavor. Ingredients for 4 people   400 g of short pasta 200 g of […]

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ELTON JOHN – Candle in The Wind (Live at Lucca Summer Festival)

ELTON JOHN – Candle in The Wind (Live at Lucca Summer Festival) Here is a video of Elton John performing Candle in the wind live at the Lucca Summer Festival. The concerts take place in Piazza Napoleone. Past performers have included Bob Dylan, Billy Idol, Stevie Wonder, Bryan Adams and many more headlines. Tickets can […]

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