Monthly Archives: September 2021

La Carbonara: Never make these mistakes!

There are Italian recipes capable of unleashing virtual “religious wars” that manage to inflame many Bel Paese souls.  Pasta alla carbonara, sometimes simply called La Carbonara, is certainly among them.   When the British posted a recipe recently that included cream … Continue reading

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Spoliazioni napoleoniche: Parte II

A Venezia nel 1562 i monaci di San Giorgio Maggiore commissionarono a Paolo Veronese un monumentale dipinto per decorare la parete di fondo del nuovo refettorio del monastero, su progetto dell’architetto Andrea Palladio. Terminato un anno dopo, Le Nozze di … Continue reading

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Art Looting under Napoleon: Part II

In Venice in 1562, the monks of San Giorgio Maggiore commissioned Paolo Veronese to undertake a monumental painting to decorate the far wall of the monastery’s new refectory, designed by the architect Andrea Palladio.  Finished a year later, The Wedding … Continue reading

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