La Gazzetta Italiana

Spelt Focaccia with Kale, Squash and Pecorino

March 2020
Ingredients:2 C. Spelt flour 1 Envelope dry active yeast 1 C. Warm water 1 Tbsp. Honey 2 Tbsp. Extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt 1 tsp. Chopped rosemary Sea salt, for sprinkling 2 C. Finely shredded stemmed kale, preferably Lacinato SUBSCRIBE...


Spaghetti Mushroom Bolognese

March 2020
Ingredients:¼ C. Dried porcini mushrooms 6 Tbsp. Extra-virgin olive oil 1 small onion, cut into ¼-inch dice 2 Medium carrots, peeled and cut into ¼-inch dice1 Baby eggplant, peeled and cut into ¼-inch dice  1 lb. Cremini mushrooms, ¼ sliced,...


Evolving Gardening into Outdoor Living: A Petitti Perspective

March 2020
With spring right around the corner, I wanted to share this article from 2011 with you. Submitted by A.J. Petitti, this piece brings you ideas on how to turn your regular gardening into an outdoor living experience. My father, Angelo Petitti, has...


Domino’s Pizza plans to open 880 new locations in Italy

March 2020
Domino’s Pizza reportedly plans to open 880 new locations in Italy by 2030. The well-known American pizza chain opened its first location in Milan, Italy in 2015. Alessandro Lazzaroni, CEO of Domino’s in Italy told The Local Domino’s restaurants...


High-speed train derailed in Lodi, two people died

March 2020
Two people were killed after a high-speed train derailed on Feb. 6 near the northern Italian city of Lodi. Many more were injured. The train was travelling from Milan to the southern city of Salerno. The trains typically run at about 186 mph....


The bright yellow mimosa flower bloomed early

March 2020
Northwestern Italians rushed to harvest the bright yellow mimosa flower crops last month. The local economy in the low and isolated hills around Seborga on the Riviera dei Fiori has been largely dependent on the sale of the flowers for the last 50...


Mirella Freni died last month

March 2020
Italian opera singer Mirella Freni died last month at the age of 84. Broadway playwright Albert Innaurato dubbed the soprano “the last prima donna.” She made her professional debut at Modena’s Teatro Municipale as Micaela in Bizet’s “Carmen” on...


Children save in their car seat

March 2020
Last November, Italy passed a law requiring vehicles to have a safety device that alerts drivers if a child has been left behind in the rear seat or a car seat. The new law is designed to prevent hot car deaths. Some devices can send visual or...


LGI's calendar: things to do

February 2020
To include your event, send an email Regular meetings of Solon Italian Club: Last Wednesday of each month      7:30 p.m., Solon Community Center New members welcome. Contact Mike Rhea at (216) 337-8407 or This email address...


Local Events

February 2020
On Thursday, Feb. 20 at 6 p.m., Little Italy Redevelopment will host its 3rd Annual Tripe Dinner fundraiser at Holy Rosary Parish Hall. The proceeds from this fun-filled cultural event will provide operational support to our organization, so we can...


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