Genealogy Tours in Calabria

A sample of ancestry tour in Calabria from our selected incoming partner back to Genealogy tours in Italy Duration: 7 Days/6 Nights YOUR ANCESTORS’ VILLAGE Day 1 – Welcome to your Italian town Journey to your ancestors town. Discovering the old town: mother church, historical buildings, old streets, charming views, artisans at work, sightseeings. Visiting [...]

Italy in a picture: Capo Colonna

Have you ever seen this place ? It’s near Crotone in Calabria It is on the promontory that ends the western edge of the Gulf of Taranto, where once stood the temple dedicated to Hera Lacinia, the greek goddess. Today it remains a lonely column standing among the ruins: it’s an impressive place to visit. [...]

Calabria and its capricious god

“Calabria seems to have been created by a capricious god who, after creating different worlds, has enjoyed mixing together.” This is what Guido Piovene,an Italian writer, said about Calabria. Never been in Calabria? You can have an idea of this mix of different lands and colors in this video. It was presented by Calabria Regional [...]

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 [...]

Next Page »