The Smiling Eggplant
ALL ABOUT ITALY
Sunday, July 30, 2017
This blog has now closed
This blog has now officially closed. It's been an interesting ten years. Ciaone.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Paolo Villaggio has died
The enormously popular Italian comedy actor Paolo Villaggio has died at the age of 84. He was part of the large number of gifted comedians w...
Friday, June 30, 2017
Frugal pasta recipes from the New York Times
The New York Times has a good compendium of pasta recipes that they say are frugal, although the asparagus pesto (love it) may not be too t...
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Italian proverbs: chi puo' non vo
This isn't actually a proverb, but a proverb-like saying found on a building in lovely Ascoli Piceno in north-central Italy (see below),...
Friday, June 23, 2017
New York Times article on historic Italian libraries
Here is an unusually good article on historic Italian libraries, published recently in the New York Times . It has to do with ancient librar...
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