Polpettini are meatballs! Che buono! And while Americans will tell you that “spaghetti and meatballs” are as inseparable as peanut butter and jelly, the way meatballs are served in Italy is a different story. When eating in “La Bella Italia,” traditional meatballs are made of a blend of carne tritate (chopped beef, pork, or veal) and are
Here are three easy DIY non-dairy options inspired by the flavor profiles of Italy’s most beloved Italian cheeses: Parmigiano-Reggiano, Mozzarella, and Ricotta.
Traditional Italian dolci rely on butter, eggs, and cream for rich flavor and mouthfeel. But with a few swaps, you can create delicious, inspired Italian desserts.
There are plenty of Italian dishes that are both delicious and healthy. Let’s explore 7 healthy Italian dishes that your tastebuds and stomach will love.
Neapolitan pizza is a style of pizza that originated in Naples, Italy. Keep reading to learn the story and history behind the famous Neapolitan pizza.
Anise cookies (or anisette cookies) are tender ball-shaped or S-shaped cookies laced with a licorice fragrance that comes from potent seeds or extracts of the anise plant.
La Festa Dei Sette Pesci—or The Feast of Seven Fishes, is a Christmas Eve meal steeped in religious and Italian cultural traditions. The number of fish served—seven— and the practice of abstaining from meat on Sundays, and holidays, are both of Roman Catholic origin: think seven deadly sins, seven sacraments, and seven days to create the world!
Save the ancient ruins for the daytime and take in the storied history of 5 of Rome’s spookiest places for an after-dark thrill.
World Tripe Day is October 24th. Tripe and other cuts of offal—the organs and entrails of a butchered animal — are making a culinary comeback since they are inexpensive, and excellent protein sources.
On the weekends, droves of savvy New Yorkers head across the Hudson River to Bread and Salt Bakery in the funky, multi-cultural Jersey City Heights neighborhood. There, renowned baker, pizza maker, and owner of Bread and Salt, Rick Easton, satisfies their craving for his specialty pizza, Focaccia Barese, sandwiches, and a stunning array of Italian pastries. Among them is his “super old-fashioned, Italian cookies” that he bakes with pastry chef Diana Valenzuela.