Languages and culture

How Does the Cooking Lab Partner with VHL?

by Michelle Capobianco, Chef at The Cooking Lab In March of 2020, The Cooking Lab, a brick-and-mortar cooking school...

Seventeen Webinars Hosted on Remote Teaching and Assessment

2020 is wrapping up and what a year it has been. We are proud to have hosted seventeen webinar sessions on remote...

How can instructors use cooking classes to infuse culture into the classroom?

by Colleen Ebacher How can you use cooking to infuse culture and strengthen language skills in your classroom?...

Smile and say “Käse”

by Grazia Spina In this year of being at home, people from around the world have dedicated more time to cooking,...

8 Interesting Facts about Germany

By Kelli Drummer-Avendano Germany is the seventh-largest country in Europe and is home to about eighty-one million...

City Guide #3: Milano

By Claudia Quesito Milano is the administrative center of Lombardia—one of the biggest and wealthiest regions of...

Capodanno in Italia

By Claudia Quesito Cosa fai a Capodanno? (What are your plans for New Year’s Eve?) is by definition the small-talk...

Tradizioni natalizie

By Claudia Quesito Christmas is widely celebrated in Italy. Not all families who celebrate are religious, but over...

Gli intraducibili

By Claudia Quesito Let’s talk about “the untranslatables,” i.e. Italian words, expressions, and sayings that...

Food Certifications

By Claudia Quesito Italian food and cuisine need no introduction; they are universally well known. Being famous...