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Roasted chestnuts

It is easy to roast chestnuts at home.

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Halloween history

Historian Nicholas Rogers, exploring the origins of Halloween, notes that while "some folklorists have detected its origins in the Roman feast of Pomona, the goddess of fruits and seeds, or in the festival of the dead called Parentalia, it is more typically linked to the Celtic festival of Samhai

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Picking olives

In October olives are ripe enough to be picked but sometimes you must wait until December, it depends on the variety of the olive and according to the region where they are, the weather condition and the picking method you are using.

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Crostata con crema di limone

Ingredients

  • 300 g pastry flour
  • 150 g sugar
  • 125 g butter
  • 2 eggs
  • peel of ½ lemon
  • baking powder - 16 g.

Directions

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Tiramisù

Ingredients

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Fish soup

Are you asking for a fish soup? In Vasto we call it "brodetto". The ORIGINAL BRODETTO in Vasto has sogliola, merluzzo, cicala o panocchia, triglia, gallinella o testone, cozze nere, vongole, calamari, razza, orata, coda di rospo o rana pescatrice, mormora, mazzancolla

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Potatoes Gateau

Ingredients:

Potatoes - 1 kg                       

Butter - 100 g.

Ham steak - 100 g.                 

Eggs - no. 2

Mozzarella cheese - no. 1             

Grated Parmesan Cheese - 100 g.

Milk - 100 g.   

Salt and pepper

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How are you?

Hello! How are you? = Ciao! Come stai?

Fine, thank you! = Bene, grazie!

How are you? = Come STAI?

 

Present tense of the Italian verb STARE

Io sto bene = I'm fine

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The article THE

LESSON ONE

I remeber when the teacher taught me the article THE ... Fantastic ... It was always the same ... male and female, singular and plural ... GREAT!!

But in Italian it is QUITE different and is translated as folllows:

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Are you cold? Hot chocolate for you ...

The hot chocolate is a delicious drink made with chocolate and milk that is consumed mainly during the winter. The cream is the most widely used ingredient that is used to enjoy the chocolate with, but there are many variations: coffee, caramel, coconut ...The hot chocolate has ancient origins.

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