Why is Bologna called la grassa/ the fat one? ‘Bologna La Rossa’ the red one and ‘La Dotta’ the learned. Bologna is well known for these nicknames, so what do they mean and why are they attributed to this stunning city?Read More
When deciding on learning a new language, you might choose one based on what it sounds like. Or if you move because of work, you may need to accommodate to the new linguistic milieu as a matter of necessity.Read More
Whenever families think of spending time on the Italian coast, they tend to think: Amalfi, or perhaps venturing over to the Cinque Terre. But Italians know that their beloved Riviera - extending from France down to Tuscany offers so much more.Read More
This month we have an important date to celebrate as 13 August is National Prosecco Day!
As a little thank you to Mammaprada readers we are giving away a lovely bottle of Prosecco to one lucky winner.Read More
Mother’s Day or Mothering Sunday as we call it in the UK is just around the corner. This year it takes place on Sunday 22nd March. In other countries, it falls later in the Spring but in the UK the date is linked to a religious festival and falls on the fourth Sunday in the Christian festival of Lent.Read More