Tuscan Wine

Tuscan Wine

Tuscan wine is definitely among the best wines in Italy. If you have already tried Tuscan wine, you know what we mean. Tuscany is one of the most popular wine destinations and produces more than 70 DOCG wines (Controlled designation of origin guaranteed). Even though the Chianti is probably the most common and popular, Tuscany […]

caponata

How To Make The Authentic Italian Caponata

Have you tried the Italian Caponata? Caponata is a traditional Sicilian side dish: simple ingredients mixed together for an amazing sweet and sour flavour. There are many slightly different recipes depending on the city where it is made. Every city in Sicily has its own version! Do you know where its name comes from? It […]

Italian idiomatic expression

What Mettere Il Dito Nella Piaga Means In Italian

Non mettere il dito nella piaga! How many times have you heard the Italian idiom “mettere il dito nella piaga“? It is a very common expression Italians use in everyday conversation. Idiomatic expressions are so important in the Italian language! They make what we say more punchy and help us express exactly what we mean. […]

gnocchi alla sorrentina

A Great Italian Recipe: Gnocchi alla Sorrentina

Have you ever had gnocchi alla sorrentina? Gnocchi alla sorrentina is a delicious Italian dish. The name comes from Sorrento, beautiful little city close to Naples where this dish was invented. It is a must-try of the Neapolitan cuisine, simple and extremely tasty. You might think that the recipe is complicated but actually it is […]

Costa dei Trabocchi

Discover Costa dei Trabocchi

Costa dei Trabocchi is a lovely destination off the most beaten routes. If you are keen to travel to less touristy areas, Costa dei Trabocchi is the perfect place to go. It is a really magic part of Abruzzo, a region in Central Italy. The Costa dei Trabocchi is a 70km coast that goes from […]

Long term Italian classes in London

How To Succeed In Learning Italian

Long term Italian classes in London have the purpose to support you from a Beginner to a Proficiency level. If your goal is reaching a very high competence, starting long term Italian classes in London is the right choice. At Happy Languages, we structure our courses in this perspective. Our priority is guiding students step […]

Pasta alla Norma

Let’s Make Pasta alla Norma

Have you tried Pasta alla Norma and can’t live without anymore? The Pasta alla Norma is a delicious Italian recipe from Sicily. It was invented in Catania and quickly spread across the island. What does “alla Norma” mean? The legend tells that the comedy writer Nino Martoglio, after tasting this dish, said: “This is a […]

Difference between Passato Prossimo and Imperfetto

Difference Between Passato Prossimo And Imperfetto – Video Tutorial

Do you know the difference between Passato Prossimo and Imperfetto? The difference between Passato Prossimo and Imperfetto is normally a tricky topic. The reason is that they are both past tenses but are used for different purposes. Let’s watch this helpful video tutorial!  We use Imperfetto in three cases. Noi usiamo l’Imperfetto in tre […]

Festa della Repubblica

Festa della Repubblica: Let’s Celebrate The Italian Republic

Do you understand what Festa della Repubblica means? The Festa della Repubblica is an important Italian national holiday celebrated on the 2nd June. Literally it means “Republic celebration” and it was estabilished to remember the birth of the Italian Republic. The 2nd June has not been chosen by chance: it is the date of the […]

italian and spanish coffee meet up london

Italian and Spanish Coffee Meet Up London 12th October

  Looking for a nice Italian and Spanish Coffee Meet Up in London? Our lovely free Italian and Spanish Coffee Meet Up in London will take place on October 12th! Join us at Obicà in St.Paul’s from 4pm to 6pm. Obicà is an excellent Italian bar and restaurant in London. One of their venues is in […]