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Green Beans with Bacon

INGREDIENTS

** 1 pound fresh green beans, ends snipped off and discarded, extra long beans, cut in half if you want
** Salt
** 2-3 slices of bacon
** Black pepper
**1 lemon juice or cider or red wine vinegar

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8th May - Mother's Day in Italy

Mother's Day is an ancient celebration whose origins are pagan: they used to celebrate the prosperity and fertility and the transition from winter to summer. In 1914 in the United States it was established the Mother's Day, a national holiday to reflect on war.

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Hotel School in Villa Santa Maria (CH)

The origin of the chefs of Villa Santa Maria is very old. A legend says that the first chef  in this country dates back to the Caracciolo’s time, in fact the hotel school of Villa Santa Maria began in their castle.

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What's your name?

Come MI chiamo? = What's MY name?

Come TI chiami? = What's YOUR name?

Come SI chiama? = What's HER/HIS/ITS name?

Come CI chiamiamo? = What's OUR names?

Come VI chiamate? What's YOUR names?

Come SI chiamano? = What's THEIRS names?

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Easter

The chocolate eggs represent an ancient Easter tradition which over the years has been accompanied by so many different cakes from region to region. The Easter egg, the egg in general, is the symbol of rewed life.

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St. Valentine's Day

Saint Valentine's Day, commonly known as Valentine's Day, or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is observed on February 14 each year. It is celebrated in many countries around the world, although it remains a working day in most of them. St.

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Carnevale cake: cicerchiata

Ingredients:

Flour "00" 250 gr

Sugar 30 gr

Honey 150 gr

Eggs 4

Yolks 2

Butter 30 gr

Orange peel 2gr, Almonds 15 gr,  Walnuts 15 gr

 

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Abruzzo cakes CATARRETTE

Ingredients:

6 eggs

250 g. white flour

300 g. sugar

250 g. margarine

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La Befana

Epiphany is a Christian feast day. Christians commemorate principally the visitation of the biblical Magi to the Jesus and his parents. Since 1970, the date of the celebration by Latine Rite Roman Catholics is fixed as January 6 only in countries where the feast is a holy Day of Obligation.

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Torrone

Today, the nougat is one of the most popular Christmas cakes in Italy but you can find it abroad too!.

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