Cent’anni – “May you live for 100 years”
A favorite toast among Italians at a wedding, or at any of life’s happy occasions, is Salute e Cent’anni – “may you live for 100 years.” And in Italy, there is a good chance that in Italy, you might very well reach 100 years old – and possibly more!
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Now that’s a Sicilian Pizza ! Who’s hungry ? How many slices can you eat ?
In celebration of Rome’s 2,769th birthday, read up on the historical origins of classic Roman dishes such as Amatriciana, Carbonara, and Gricia!
Which is your favorite?
What’s the real story on amatriciana, gricia, carbonara, and other favorite pasta dishes? ⇒ http://ow.ly/4mWWpG
Italians! You will like this…From the Italian American Journal.
The 23 most common Italian surnames in America Revealed
When it comes to Italian surnames in America, Russo is still top dog.
Over four million Italians were recorded as entering the United States between 1820 and 1920. No other ethnic group has sent so many immigrants in such a short time.
Their surnames are still common around the country, especially in the Northeast.
According to a tally of surnames in the 2014 U.S. census, these are the 23 most common Italian surnames in America.
1. Russo (45,787 people)
2. Marino (26,789 people)
3. Romano (24,280 people)
4. Rossi (23,879 people)
5. Bruno (22,917 people)
6. Esposito (21,438 people)
7. Caruso (19,400 people)
8. Rizzo (17,368 people)
9. Gallo (16,937 people)
10. Greco (16,178 people)
11. De Luca (15,277 people)
12. Giordano (15,261 people)
13. Lombardo (14,851 people)
14. Leone (14,234 people)
15. De Marco (13,871 people)
16. Lombardi (13,322 people)
17. Ferrara (12,709 people)
18. D’Amico (12,416 people)
19. Vitale (12,271 people)
20. Messina (12,021 people)
21. Barone (11,649 people)
22. Martino (11,644 people)
23. Amato (11,640 people)
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, also known as VSOE, is a private luxury train service from London to Venice amongst other European cities.
We’re not picky – we’d go to any of these! What’s your favorite Italian beach?
There’s plenty to recommend Italy already: The rolling hills of Tuscany, the canals of Venice, the charm of Cinque Terre, the wine and food of…well, everywhere. After all, there’s a reason it’s consistently ranked among the most-visited countries in the world, with tourism revenue well into the twelve figures. But add the incredible number and variety of beaches to the equation, and suddenly the country becomes a mandatory item on every traveler’s to-do list. For more ⇒ http://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/beach-vacations/best-beaches-italy?platform=hootsuite
Which of the following names are you familiar with?
1. Monica Lewinski
2. Bill Clinton
3. Hilary Clinton
4. Adolph Hitler
5. Jorge Bergoglio
6. Winnie Mandela
7. Vladimir Putin
8. Linda Lovelace
9. Saddam Hussein
10. Tiger Woods
Experts count pasta among foods with a healthy Glycemic Index when cooked the right way so keep eating pasta, It’s good for you!
Visit Italy, eat pasta and thank Ann for this fun Italian Information!