The 2018 Lina Tonello Scholarship

  In 2009, on September 27th, Daniela Cavallero’s mother passed away. Lina Tonello was a woman who strongly encouraged Daniela throughout her life. This inspiration and support lead Daniela to open the Italian school known to all of us as Sentieri. In 2009, to honor her mother’s memory, Daniela had … Continue reading

February 19, 2017: A good time was had by all at Sentieri’s Briscola Tournament at Bella ‘Mbriana!

Sentieri and friends had a fun evening of competitive card playing, drinks and antipasti on February 19th. After four rounds of intense play the new champions were declared — Sharon and Debora each won Sentieri memberships as a result of their formidable Briscola skills.  Watch this website for more enjoyable evenings with … Continue reading

Celebrate Carnevale …

… IN TUTTA ITALIA! BY JACK PILIPONIS   Like many countries with strong Catholic/Christian culture and traditions, Italy marks the weeks leading up to Lent with colorful, sensual, food- and drink-filled celebrations. In Italy, it’s called “Carnevale,” derived from Latin “carnem levare” — take the meats; in ancient times that … Continue reading

Regional Dining — PUGLIA!

La Cena Pugliese • March 12th Experience the southern cuisine of Puglia with Sentieri Italiani at Via Veneto! antipasti: • Calamari Fritti • Focaccia Barese primi: • Orecchiette con Rapini (Oil and Garlic) • Risotto Patate e Cozze (Tiella) secondi: • Salsiccia Barese alla Griglia (con Fave e Cicoria) • Calamari Ripieni dolce: • Cannoli … Continue reading

Early Registration for 2017 Spring Italian Classes now open

Registration is now open for Sentieri’s Spring Quarter Italian courses. From now until March 1st there is an early registration discount, so hurry and sign up today for your next Italian class! There are classes for all levels. For absolute beginners there’s Basic 1. For returning or new students with prior study there are levels from … Continue reading

How to Make the Real Ragu !

What you call Bolognese sauce in America, we call ragù in Bologna, home to one of the most popular meat-based pasta sauces the world over. Don’t be fooled by those tourist-trap menus baiting you with “spaghetti with ragù alla Bolognese”: ragù is to be consumed chiefly with tagliatelle. Other pasta … Continue reading

Sentieri Italiani Gift Certificates

It’s Time to Start Thinking About…. Gift certificates for Sentieri Italiani make the perfect gifts for the Italophiles in your life. The certificates are flexible, so they can be used for language classes, book clubs, cultural events, film nights and tours. The recipient can choose the Sentieri experience that they … Continue reading