Information: Yield: 3 dozen cookies Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 3/4 cups sugar 1 teaspoon anise extract 1 teaspoon lemon extract 3 cups flour 3 teaspoons baking powder (Yes, really. These guys will puff up. And they are supposed to be airy, almost like a biscuit, but not quite.) 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 eggs … Continue reading Anise Cookies Recipe
Italian Anisette "S" Cookies When most Italians see Anisette cookies they think of their Nonnas in the kitchen baking these delicious cookies during the holidays. It is virtually impossible to have an Italian Christmas without these delicious Italian Anisette cookies ! The sweet anise extract in them gives them the taste of black licorice, which is common is various Italian Christmas cookies. They are known for their soft and airy texture. Their icing and sprinkles add to the Christmas spirit!
Golf is not a sport for which Italy is typically associated. However, there are some fantastic golf courses across the country. In fact, Italy is one of the best places in the world for golf lovers. Each of the courses offers a different experience for golfing enthusiasts and a range of additional features, such as restaurants or accommodation at the course. Here are some of the best places to stay in Italy if you want golf to feature highly in your vacation itinerary.
While mainland Italy is a diverse landscape with many beautiful places to visit, there are also many stunning islands along the coast of Italy. One group is the Aeolian Islands and this consists of seven separate islands; Alicudi, Filicudi, Lipari, Panarea, Salina, Stromboli, and Vulcano. In addition to the main islands, there is also Basiluzzo which is a large rock rather than an island. The islands are located in the Tyrrhenian Sea approximately 60 kilometers west of Calabria and 25 kilometers north of Sicily. These islands are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Folklore is an important element of Italian culture and there are many stories that are passed from one generation to the next. One of these is the mysterious tale of ‘The Cock’s Stone’.
Written by Lem Dobbs and Leo Rossi, ‘The Life and Death of John Gotti’ is an exciting fact-based drama that relates the life of John Gotti and his son, giving viewers a revealing and intimate insight into the secretive world of the Italian-American Mafia.
Joe Pesci was last seen on screen in the 2015 movie ‘A Warrior’s Tale’ in which he played the role of Mosquito. Following this film, Pesci announced that he had decided to retire from acting. This was heartbreaking news for his fans. He has now announced that he is putting his retirement plans on hold as he has been offered a role in an amazing new movie.
Steve Schirripa is best known for his role in the TV series, ‘The Sopranos’, in which he played Bobby Baccalieri. In addition to a career in acting, he is also the producer and host of ‘Karma’s A B*tch!’ and ‘Nothing Personal’. Both are TV series broadcast on Investigation Discovery. However, he has now gone in a completely different direction with his career by entering an industry unrelated to media or the television. He has launched his own range of pasta sauces.