Almond brittle: a Christmas recipe Italian style

After Struffoli, we selected another famous and traditional recipe for a perfect Italian Christmas. Our NONNA used to cook a wonderful almond brittle…and yes, here there is a video recipe to show you how to prepare! Almond brittle is famous everywhere in Italy so it’s impossible to say from which region is from: it’s a [...]

An Italian Christmas recipe: struffoli !

It’s Christmas time, at ItalianSide.com we wondered what could be an Italian recipe to start the Christmas Season. And without doubts the answer is STRUFFOLI ! Struffoli (or Pignolata) are a kind of honey balls made for Christmas in almost all regions in Italy. But they are typical from the Southern Italy. Did you ever [...]

Introducing Matera

Have you ever been in Matera ? Maybe not. Matera is in Basilicata and the old side of the town, named “Sassi” (Stones) with its houses carved in the rocks, is in the world heritage list of UNESCO. Have you ever heard of Matera? Maybe not. but I am sure that many of you have [...]

Discover the Italian Side of life : a week in Basilicata with us

A sample of our ancestry tours in Basilicata with our selected incoming partner back to Genealogy tours in Italy Duration: 7 Days/6 Nights Closest airport: Bari (54 km from Matera) Day 1- Introducing Basilicata Arrival in Matera and accommodation in the hotel. Light lunch with tasting of local cheeses and salami from the mountains of [...]

Nuts with Pasta an old recipe from Basilicata

And this is an old recipe from Accettura near Matera in Basilicata. It’s “Pasta con le noci”: “Nuts with Pasta”! Hope you will enjoy this video (and the Pasta too!)

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