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La vostra Italy non è la nostra Italia. Italy è una droga leggera, spacciata in forme prevedibili: colline al tramonto, olivi e limoni, vino bianco e ragazzi dai capelli neri. L' Italia, invece, è un labirinto. Affascinante, ma complicato.
–Beppe Severgnini

Your Italy isn't our Italia. Italy is a light drug that is pushed in predictable forms: hills at sunset, olive and lemon trees, white wine and black-haired boys. Italia instead is a labyrinth. Fascinating but complicated.

Here you may explore the inner Italy that is under the tourist's radar, little details that tell a great deal.

Cucina Picena Reprint Cover

Traditional Recipes

from La Cucina Picena

by Beatrice Muzi and Allan Evans

Our 1991 book has been reprinted and includes "new" old photos.

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Military Secret

Military Secret

Secret military document from Naples, 1841

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Links & Recommendations


Philippe Daverio's programs on Art & Culture

Perhaps the finest bookshop in Italy, specializing in Napoli and environs.


We're recommended by Mario Batali and his staff at Babbo, whose chefs have attended our courses.

Accademia della Crusca

The authoritative website on the Italian language

Beppe Severgini's blog

More to come...

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