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Relatively tourist-free, unknown and always playing second fiddle to its more popular neighbour Tuscany, Le Marche is blessed with bounty from the mountains, farmland and sea. 

Italian fall food and wine pairings

by Marco Giovanetti In the old country, food choices are often made based on regional and seasonal factors. Eating following the seasons has been a...

Tortelli di zucca

by Michele Forgione, Maude Levert, photos by Daniele Tomelleri  Ingredients FRESH PASTA • 100g of 00 flour • 4 egg yolks FILLING • 300g of squash • salt • sugar • 25g of amaretti biscuits, crushed • 50g of...

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by Marco Giovanetti The two wines of Porta del Vento were one of the most interesting pair tasted at the latest trade tasting of Bambara...

Pairing wine with pasta

By Marco Giovanetti Pairing wine and pasta is an acquired skill. For me, it's about juxtaposing the flavors of the dish with the aromas and...

The wines of Progetto Calcarius

By Marco Giovanetti I recently came across the very interesting wines of Progetto Calcarius in Puglia. These jewels of Southern Italy were tasted at the...

A Very elegant Italian Chardonnay

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by Marco Giovanetti Grotafumata is the new wine producer in the Italian portfolio of celebrated Quebec wine importer Oenopole. This new addition is the cherry...

Three Amazing reds to welcome the fall

By Marco Giovanetti It's that time of year when the days get shorter and the nights are cooler. Can I say that fall is just...

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A taste of Testaccio in Rome

Once a working-class neighbourhood, Testaccio has become gentrified in recent years. Rents have risen, trendy boutiques have opened up, and the ex-abattoir has been converted into an art gallery and cultural centre. But despite these changes, traditional Testaccio still exists. Take the metro to Piramide to explore this lively, authentic Roman neighbourhood, which is still viewed by many as one of the best places to find true Roman cuisine.

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Jackie Lina Alexander

Name: Jackie Lina Alexander Nickname: Jaxs Occupation: Bartender/studying to be a paralegal Age: 22 Generation: Second Mom’s side from: Fano, Pesaro and Urbino, Le Marche Raised in: Toronto Speaks: English

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Home away from home It would be difficult for most Italian-Montrealers to walk through the halls of Lester B. Pearson High School and not spot...

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Name: Kristine Centis Jorge Nickname: Krissy, Kris Occupation: Masters student in notarial law Age: 27 Generation: Third Dad’s side from: Figueira da Foz, Portugal Mom’s side from: Guglionesi, Campobasso, Molise and Villaorba, Udine, Friuli-Venezia Raised in: Montreal and Laval Speaks: English, French, Italian and Portuguese

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Italy dedicates February 17 to domestic felines, but in Rome it’s an everyday celebration.

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