La Gazzetta Italiana

Award-Winning Actor Danny Aiello Passed Away

January 2020
Award-winning actor Danny Aiello passed away at the age of 86 on December 12, 2019. He was highly regarded in the Italian American Community and was a former NIAF Gala Honoree. “We are saddened to hear of the passing of Danny Aiello,” said NIAF...


Beet Linguine with Pesto and Prosciutto

January 2020
Ingredients for Beet Linguine: 10 oz. Flour, plus more for sprinkling 5 Egg yolks 1 Egg 4 T. Beet puree 1 tsp. Salt Ingredients for Sage Pesto: 1 C. Fresh sage ¼ C. Fresh basil 1 Garlic clove, peeled and minced ½ C. Parmesan cheese,...


MUST GO: Join an Italian American Club

January 2020
January is a time for resolutions. Lose weight, save more money, exercise, get a new job, and stop smoking top the list for 2020. La Gazzetta Italiana encourages you to add one more item to your list – join an Italian American club. The goal of...


The Italian American Dream

January 2020
Gli italo americani hanno iniziato a lasciare un segno indelebile nella storia americana sin dal loro  arrivo negli Stati Uniti alla fine del 1880. Il massiccio flusso migratori nei decenni immediatamente successivi portò oltre quattro milioni...


Matteo Salvini, Nutella ... and Turkish hazelnuts

January 2020
Former Deputy PM Matteo Salvini swore he will no longer eat Nutella after finding out the product is made using Turkish nuts. Salvini has long used food as a symbol of Italy’s national identity as he regularly poses with espresso and shares images...


Evacuated 10.000 people in Turin for a british bomb

January 2020
More than 10,000 people were evacuated from central Turin in early December as experts worked to diffuse a WWII bomb. The British bomb, dropped on the city during the war, contained 140 pounds of dynamite. A detonator on the tail end of the...


A landing fee for be a turist in Venice

January 2020
Venice’s city council has approved plans to introduce a contributo di accesso (landing fee) beginning July 1, 2020. The charge will apply to tourists not staying overnight and is set at €3 standard rate rising to €6 on busier days and €8 on...


A canvas by Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi sold for €4.8 million

January 2020
A newly discovered canvas by the female 17th-century Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi sold for almost €4.8 million last month, a record for the artist, auction house Artcurial said. The painting “Lucretia” depicts the ancient Roman noblewoman...


Italian producers of balsamic vinegar lost a legal challenge

January 2020
Italian producers of balsamic vinegar have lost a legal challenge with the EU’s top court to prevent a German company from using the names “aceto” or “aceto balsamico” to market its vinegar products. The Consortium for Balsamic Vinegar of Modena...


LGI's calendar - things to do December 2019

December 2019
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