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Woman of the Month

Woman Of The Month - Berit Nielsen

The 'Woman of the month' feature is about real women doing real things and on The Riviera Woman, we love to read stories that inspire us. This May our Woman of the Month is Berit Nielsen. Read her story and answers to our famous 5 questions. Read more

Sunday, 1 May 2016    Section: Woman of the Month
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General Articles

Inspector Montalbano - Culture Legend    

This Italian television series has become quite legendary. Set in Sicily Inspector Salvo Montalbano is a dedicated crime buster with a true passion for food... See more

Wednesday, 1 October 2014    Section: General Articles

Food and Recipes

Taleggio Cheese - Flavours of Italy

Taleggio is a soft cheese and dates back to the 10th century. It originates from the Taleggio Valley in the region of Lombardy... Read more

Saturday, 27 September 2014    Section: Food and Recipes

DJ Anna's Pick

Biagio Antonacci - Pazzo di Lei    

The Italian flavour continues with this infectious tune that will have you humming it over and over again and the singer's husky voice will have you melting...

Biagio Antonacci and 'Pazzo di Lei' (Crazy About Her)


Friday, 8 February 2013    Section: DJ Anna's Pick    Author: Anna Fill

General Articles

Faith in Human Kindness Restored! Italian Women Stand Up

Making a difference. One Italian woman stands up and influences the rescue of lone female traveller aided by fellow female passengers.

A question of conscience.

Sunday, 9 September 2012    Section: General Articles    Author: Anna Fill

DJ Anna's Pick

Tu Mi Porto Su - Giorgia    

Georgia, the Italian singer from Rome...

Sings this catchy little number... ♫... featuring Jovanotti...

Sunday, 20 May 2012    Section: DJ Anna's Pick    Author: Anna Fill

Food and Recipes

Italian Chicken Soup

Italian Chicken Soup - also known as Stracciatella or Italian Egg Drop soup.

Thursday, 26 May 2011    Section: Food and Recipes

Food and Recipes

Italian Focaccia Bread

A fantastically easy and yummy bread to make, it will be gone in no time! By Freelance Cook Jenny Faulkner.
Saturday, 23 April 2011    Section: Food and Recipes

Food and Recipes


It's the naughty but nice dessert, that is easy to do and irresistable to eat.

Thursday, 28 January 2010    Section: Food and Recipes