March 16, 2014

Eggplant parmigiana the way it was meant to be made - no breading, not too much cheese in a tasty...

January 15, 2014

Torta Caprese is a traditional Italian cake from the beautiful Island of Capri. This is a very...

September 5, 2013

This dish is one of my absolute favourites. Fresh seafood, ripe tomatoes, garlic, pasta? What more...

December 20, 2012

Just after midnight on New Year's Eve, Italians often eat lentils with a pork sausage (symbolic...

November 19, 2012
Jay-Z Spends €15,000 on Truffles in Italy

It turns out Jay-Z really likes truffles, so much so that the rapper spent €15,000 on...

August 22, 2012

Braciole is a staple in an Italian kitchen. An Italian Sunday dinner just wouldn't be the same...

May 3, 2012
San Fereolo Dolcetto

Dolcetto is a grape that produces very fun and fresh wines in Italy's storied Piedmont region....

February 3, 2012
nutella

World Nutella Day will be celebrated on February 5 (yes, we have to share this celebration with the...

January 18, 2012

Our woods are filled with plump deep blue sloe (blackthorn) berries, prugnole (or in local dialect...

January 10, 2012

Who knew the world of truffles was so interesting and crime-filled? 60 Minutes profiled the dark...

January 9, 2012

Polenta taragna is an old recipe from the mountains of the north Italy. It is made with a mix of...

December 13, 2011
basket

On April 23-28, 2012 a food writing workshop hosted by Pamela Sheldon Johns of FoodArtisans.com...

December 1, 2011

A five-year ban on funding the inspection of horse meat slaughterhouse facilities was recently...

November 9, 2011

The Daily Meal posted an interview with Mario Batali that covers a wide variety of topics. Batali...

October 9, 2011

Gualtiero Marchesi holds the honor of becoming the first Italian chef to earn three Michelin stars...

October 5, 2011
Fabio Viviani

Mere weeks after saying, "I don't want to be a media whore," chef Fabio Viviani...

September 28, 2011

Two-time Top Chef veteran Fabio Viviani may not know how to make a cheeseburger (or maybe he...

September 23, 2011
sicilian white wine

On a recent visit to Sicily, two of the things I enjoyed most were the heavenly tomatoes and many...

August 27, 2011
Mortadella

This Mortadella was found this morning, at a local grocery store in Aulla, Italy. Mortadella is a...

August 25, 2011
white wine

Piero Lugano, a 63 year old Italian native artist-come-winemaker, has begun making wine -...

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