Member Nation : Italy

Please go to our two websites for an update of the American Italian Heritage Association and the American Italian Heritage Museum & Cultural Center: and We have members in 37 states and 6 nations. We offer many cultural programs, classes, films etc. We also publish a 20 page bi-monthly Newsletter in English for our members. Prof./Cav. Philip J. DiNovo, President/Exec. Director We have represented Italy in the Festival of Nations for a number of years and will again this year! The American Italian Heritage Association represents Italy, founded in 1979. We have members in 36 states and four nations.


Ethnic Cuisine

The Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots as far back as the 4th century BC. Italian cuisine in itself takes heavy influences, including Etruscan, ancient Greek, ancient Roman, Byzantine, and Jewish. Significant changes occurred with the discovery of the New World with the introduction of items such as potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, now central to the cuisine but not introduced in quantity until the 18th century. Italian cuisine is noted for its regional diversity, abundance of difference in taste, and is known to be one of the most popular in the world, wielding strong influence abroad

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