July 30, 2011
granita

Whether you refer to it as shaved ice or its Italian name, granita, this frozen treat is full of...

July 29, 2011
mcdonald's france

McDonald's France has gotten serious about attracting discerning French clientele: it announced...

July 29, 2011
polenta cake

Polenta, the Italian version of grits, is essentially coarsely ground cornmeal. Often prepared as...

July 29, 2011
ifbc samo

You too can become an olive oil from Spain expert. Did you know that Spain produces an average of...

July 29, 2011
pizza

Friday night is synonymous with pizza for dinner.  It has always been a tradition in my family...

July 29, 2011
tomatoes

Gorgeous garden fresh tomatoes have begun creeping into our markets.  Colorful and misshapen...

July 28, 2011
panna cotta

I bet you never thought this rich and creamy Italian dessert was perfect for entertaining on the...

July 27, 2011
snap peas

This recipe for minted snap peas is super simple and delicious.  All you need are a few...

July 27, 2011
Carpigiani Gelato University

The Carpigiani Gelato University in Bologna, Italy has long been a haven for those who want to...

July 26, 2011
Caprese Salad Towers

A great way to showcase those beautiful, garden fresh tomatoes is in a classic Italian Caprese...

July 26, 2011
cucumbers

Cucumbers are mostly water which makes them an ideal summer ingredient. Go beyond the usual chopped...

July 25, 2011
panna cotta

Naturally eggless and gluten free, panna cotta (literally "cooked cream") is a flan-like...

July 25, 2011
caprese sliders

For foodies, there is no better way to celebrate the peak of summer than to cook.  These blog...

July 24, 2011
Arancini Balls

Is there any recipe that we don't have at Foodista? I have found an interesting new food :...

July 24, 2011
oven roasted fries

French fries may be the world's most consumed food.  We love them thick, we love them thin...

July 23, 2011
figs

I love figs, and I love summer because of figs. From vanilla bean & fig cupcakes with a bourbon...

July 23, 2011
zucchini

Zucchini is plentiful during the summer.  When you wander to the garden, the plants overflow...

July 22, 2011
ham

Spanish cured meats are making a splash in American markets.  They are on the rage on menus...

July 22, 2011
onions

Any soup, stock, or sauce recipe almost always starts out by sauteing onions.  The onion is...

July 16, 2011
Parisian Peanuts

A local French bistro near us serves these fabulous peanuts when you first sit down and order...

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