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VIDEO: Brewing Espresso In A Moka, The Italian Stovetop Coffee Pot

Studentsville Project Manager, Whitney Richelle, shows you how to make a real Italian espresso in a Moka, the stovetop coffee pot that Italians use at home. If you are renting an apartment in Florence, you'll probably find one of these neat little machines in your kitchen cupboard. Otherwise, you can buy your own Moka at: 1) Bialetti, the original Moka brand store: Bialetti Piazza della Repubblica, 25/r 501 ...

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Say Okay to The Bidet: Your 10 Questions Answered

The most typical question I get from new arrivals in Italy isn't "Where can I exchange money?" or "How do I get to the nearest gelato place?" but "What's that thing next to the toilet in my bathroom? Do Italians really wash their 'you know what' in it?" To help demystify this mysterious contraption lurking in an Italian bagno near you, here's a list of answers to 10 common bidet questions: [caption id="atta ...

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10 Things to Try at an Italian Supermarket

One of the best parts about being in Italy is that everyday things are their own little adventures - even a trip to the grocery store can be a portal into a world of peculiarly pleasant new twists on seemingly familiar foods and flavors. So, point yourself towards the following, and pick up whatever else makes you say, "what is that?" along the way. Because, it's a fact that you can't discover your new favo ...

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