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Articles by: Natasha Lardera

  • Life & People
    Natasha Lardera(September 23, 2007)
    Sometimes getting by with our daily lives really seems difficult. In addition to our personal issues, there are so many things to know, so many codes to decode and even the simple act of food shopping becomes a mystery.
  • There’s the old saying that nothing is more important than good health. Physical fitness, healthy eating, relaxation, and renewal — these are the pillars of a good spa stay, where the number one rule is to recover your...
  • Art & Culture
    Natasha Lardera(September 23, 2007)
    Who doesn’t love Venice? Rarely you meet somebody who hasn’t been to the city built on water or who hasn’t bought a ceramic carnival mask, and you start wondering what it is that attracts so many people from all over the world to this magnificent lagoon. Venice is a city of canals and palaces, of water and land, of a bright past and a doubtful future. For thousands of years Venice was one of the strongest mercantile sea powers on the face of the earth. For years after the city has lived on the remaining splendor from those days but now the brilliance and influence of the past have been fading, leaving a town of tarnished glory.
  • Life & People
    Natasha Lardera(September 23, 2007)
    We are at Nino’s Bellissima, of the Nino’s Positano chain, where they have designed the so called Luxury Pizza, the world’s most extravagant, and expensive, pizza, going for $1000 a pie or $125 a slice. The main ingredients? Six different...
  • Life & People
    Natasha Lardera(September 23, 2007)
    Everywhere you go, ice cream is made the same way, It’s a combination of milk (often cream combined with fresh milk), a sweetening agent, either sugar or honey, and sometimes solid additions such as nuts or pieces of fruit. The cream is then frozen and served cold, either .y itself or with a slice of ca
  • Life & People
    Natasha Lardera(September 23, 2007)
    Do you know where the original Fettuccine Alfredo come from? We asked Russell Bellanca, son of Guido Bellanca who, with Alfredo II opened the first Alfredo’s of Rome restaurant in the States. “In 1914 Alfredo di Leilo’s wife...

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