Cooking on the rooftops of Florence? Done! When Mary Lynne wrote me an email asking…
Struffoli are delicious hazelnut-sized fried balls of dough spruced up with orange and lemon zest. They’re a favorite Italian Christmas dessert.
Close your eyes and picture this: the Apennine Mountains serve as your backdrop, there is…
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Birra Antoniana, the Italian brewery from Padua, comes to the US this summer. Check out these beers based off of the tastes of the land, just like Italian wines.
Navigating the mesmerizing food markets of Italy can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips.
This recipe is based on the highly quaffable Italian aperitif made with Aperol and Prosecco garnished with a slice of orange. Aperol is very similar to Campari, but with a lower alcohol content and a slightly less bitter flavor.
Bottle your very own tomato sugo, just like nonna would.
Classic Italian Easter bread is a favorite braided breads, thanks to its creative use of colorful eggs between woven layers of dough.
Pasqua is the traditional Italian Easter lunch that is celebrated all over Italy. It brings together family and friends to celebrate Easter and Spring.
Take some time for you and for this little piece of cake heaven. Invented by Italian priests, this dessert really is a slice of paradise.
Purchasing a pork roast doesn’t do it, there’s no skin, and no fat. A pork belly has the latter two, but no lean meat. The simple solution – combine the two.
It’s still early in the new year. Why not eat more plant-based meals with an occasional seafood meal thrown in?
This traditional Bolognese sauce is made using all the authentic ingredients like beef, pork, fresh tomato purée, then cooked low and slow for hours to develop a rich, hearty taste.
If your budget is pinching this utterly delish Sardine and Fennel Pasta might save the day.
A savory vegetable pie nestled into a yeast-risen crust and topped with a Sicilian-style cheese.
A classic Italian soft fried dough filled with rich and creamy custard. They are simply irresistible.
With this baked crusted pasta and cauliflower recipe, you’ll be happy to eat vegetarian tonight.
Create the traditional Tuscan dish of Italian flavors. Despite being considered a dish for the poor, using quality tomatoes, olives, and mozzarella is key.
Filippo Trapella takes his love for an American pulled pork sandwich and makes it Italian with rosemary, wine, and served over Parmigiano Reggiano polenta.
Who doesn’t love a good slice of pizza? Even better if it’s a grilled pizza topped with all this amazing gooey goodness.
This carrot gnocchi recipe is a blissed-out, orange-hued, vegan, and gluten-free take on the classic.
Inspired by all of the gorgeous aubergine, make a simple gluten free roasted eggplant pasta tonight.
This dish is worth trying with fresh artichokes.
A landlocked area rich in Italian tradition, pretend you are in Umbria and cook a meal with authentic cheese, pork and olive oil.
A traditional treat of Carnival, chiacchiere are scraps of dough flavored in different ways, stretched thin, and fried in oil. Try this baked version.
In only a few minutes, you can make a delicious, refined dessert. The crunchy Amaretti cookies goes perfectly with dark chocolate ganache and fresh cream.
Watch as pesto and tomatoes are added to a grilled cheese and your mouth will begin to water. What would you add to make a grilled cheese have Italian flair?
Northeastern Italy is brimming with freshwater lakes and delicious trout. Take a bite out of the local cuisine with a simple fish recipe.
This Best Italian Chopped Salad Greens Recipe doesn’t just have a great texture – it also provides the wonderful flavor combinations of tangy and mildly bitter, with a hint of salt and sweetness that will leave you wanting more.
Suitable for a sweet winter snack, this Italian favorite with dried figs and nuts is soft and great with wine or a glass of milk.
Italian coffee is iconic. Here is thorough guide of what to order and where. Be sure to enjoy your morning cup with the delicious cocoa coffee cookies.
Cooked with fire in a wheel of cheese to coat the pasta in a creamy layer, this delicious visual rendition of the dish with tomatoes and pork will have your mouth watering.
Make it Italian night with this quick and easy dinner idea for the whole family on a cold evening.
30 Minute Chicken Puttanesca. Juicy chicken thighs simmered in a rich tomato broth with olives and capers.
This linguine baked pie comes right out of the oven crispy on top, oozing with cheese on the inside, and worthy of swirling around your fork.
These cookies are a staple simple dessert in Southern Italy. A fresh and delicate taste, made even lighter by rice flour.
According to history, Luciano Pancaldo, a baker from Ferrara, a town in the north of Italy developed this bread inspired by the bread recipe for D’Este family, the rulers of Ferrara. Their bread was full of rosemary and had light crumb and golden crust, decorated with salt which resembles diamonds.
Learn about the small village outside of Milan that is known for its rice.
It’s hard to find someone who doesn’t love a great pizza.
In Italy, the “Confetti” candies are the sweet symbol for the most important stages of life.
Spaetzle, or spätzle, is a rustic pasta most commonly associated with Germany, but is quite prevalent in the Sudtirol region of Italy.
Follow the beautiful journey of the ingredients it takes to make up a true Italian pizza.
Find comfort in the cold months ahead with Italian chocolate sweets.
Chicken Gnocchi Soup is a hearty, filling soup, perfect for warming you up from the inside out.
Inspired by what the land produces, Tuscan chicken is roasted with simple vegetables for big flavors.
Panzanella is a simple, yet delicious, Tuscan dish made up of caramelized onions, diced tomatoes and freshly toasted croutons. Despite its simplicity, Panzanella is fresh, flavorful and healthy; a perfect meal by itself, or addition to any dinner menu.
Mix the sweetness of cantaloupe with melted mozzarella and Prosciutto for these crostinis. To add a touch of tartness drizzle on your favorite vinegar.
After boiling, the gnocchi is baked in butter until browned. Then back to the oven with peas and finished with lemon zest and parmesan for a delightful dish.
Chewy sun-dried tomatoes and briny olives, a hit of citrus from sweet oranges and a tangy lemon vinaigrette, make for a balanced salad with brown rice.
Get creative with the fried risotto balls to incorporate unique sauces or vegetables and a delicious appetizer.
Eggplant slices are dipped in egg and Parmesan then pan fried. Stack the eggplant with spoonfuls of sauce and mozzarella and broil until it is hot.
Fresh fennel and white wine brighten this simple pasta dish with hearty Italian sausage and robust sun-dried tomatoes.
Porchetta on its own is heavenly, but when you are in Italy be sure to order a porchetta panino con crusta. Watch the video to find out more.
It makes a difference to understand what sauces are best served with each durum based dish. Discover new pasta shapes and the sauces to serve with them.
An introduction to an ambitious Southern chef who seeks to provide a nostalgic eating experience for his customers while sharing the history of Italian food.
Biryani arancini is a fantastic fusion recipe that is perfect for any kind of of leftover Indian rice preparation.
Panzerotti dough is similar to pizza or focaccia, but it is stuffed with tomato and mozzarella and then deep fried to perfection.
Biscotti – the cookie that feels so wrong as you make it: it goes against every typical cookie recipe, because you bake it, slice it and then bake it again, to the point where it’s a cookie rock. But that’s what coffee is for. To tenderize that cookie rock so that you can savor the sweet delicate flavor of it.
Discover paradise in Italy at these suggested places to go and things to do, including insider tips from a satisfied traveler recently back from a small town in Tuscany.