Janice Therese Mancuso

Janice Therese Mancuso is the owner and director of the Italian American Press; founder of Thirty-One Days of Italians, celebrating Italian American Heritage Month; founder of the Italian American Heritage Project; publisher of the e-mail newsletter Tutto Italiano; and author of culinary romance novel Con Amore. For more information, email jtmancuso@earthlink.net.

From the Italian American Press - Sweet Figs, Bitter Greens

August 2018
In una saga ispirata ai ricordi dell’infanzia, il fascino svanito di un’epoca passata abbraccia Lucy Salvatori e i suoi fratelli mentre affrontano le sfide della vita con un padre eccentrico e stravagante, noto come Maestro, che gestisce un piccolo...


From the Italian American Press - My Caruso

July 2018
For 17 years, from his first performance on November 23, 1903 to his last on December 24, 1920, Enrico Caruso sang in 863 performances at the Metropolitan Opera House in NYC. Shortly after his first Met appearance, he began recording songs. Those...


From the Italian American Press - Dream of Venice Series

June 2018
Venice, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, is losing its cultural identity. Over the years, it’s been taken over by tourists – most staying just one day – to the extent that UNESCO has warned the city it might be listed as a world...


From the Italian American Press - Out of Rushmore’s Shadow

May 2018
The faces on Mount Rushmore, an American icon, were brought to life by the hands of an Italian immigrant. Luigi Del Bianco, a native of the northeastern region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, was the “chief carver” and “granite expert” for the massive...


From the Italian American Press

April 2018
In 2001, educator and author Ralph J. Ferraro founded the Italian American Press, an online resource providing information and marketing assistance for Italian American writers. In 2011, Ralph transferred ownership of the IAP to Janice Therese...


Thirty One Days of Italians

October 2012
October 1: The Italian Immigrant A day to honor every Italian who journeyed to America from Italy. October 2: Amadeo Pietro Giannini Established the branch banking system in America. (Bank of America) October 3: Guglielmo Marconi Known as the...


America's Oldest Italian Restaurants

November 2011
I cibi Italiani sono diventati parte dell'America da quando hanno cominciato ad emigrare Italiani qui in America fin dal lontano mille e settecento. Specialmente a metà del 1800 quando venivano nella nuova terra, tanti Italiani iniziarono a...


Robert Mondavi: A Passion for Wine

September 2011
Fin da bambino Robert Mondavi è stato insegnato ad apprezzare sia il buon vino che i buoni cibi. Suo padre Cesare Mondavi apri' una ditta che vendeva uva allingrosso e la spediva in qualsiasi stato dell'America. Dopo la sua laurea...


Italy and Chocolate - The Perfect Match

August 2011
La prima volta che la cioccolatta ha avuto a che fare con l'italia fu nel 1502 durante il quarto viaggio in sud America di Cristoforo Colombo. Fu uno spagnolo, Herman Cortes ha portarla in Spagna. La cioccolatta fu scoperta da altri esploratori ma...


Extraordinary Places to Stay

June 2011
Italy is a treasure trove of art, history and culture. It has 45 World Heritage Sites -- "places of cultural and natural heritage…considered to be of outstanding value to humanity." (whc.unesco.org/en/about.) That's more than any...


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