Italy has a number of classic candies, but one, in particular, is especially romantic: Baci, meaning “kisses.”

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The Sweet History of An Italian Icon

Rosemarie and Pina Sparacio have been taking the internet by storm with Pina’s Kitchen, producing hundreds of videos of recipes that honor their Sicilian heritage

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The Sicilian Mother-Daughter Duo Taking Over the Internet with their Recipes

In the new book, The Discovery of Pasta: A History in Ten Dishes, Luca Cesari explores the origins of many of our favorite pasta sauces.

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Meet The Man Who Thinks Marco Polo’s Discovery Of Pasta Is Hilarious

Italian polenta, a dish that has become a staple in Northern Italian cuisine and that is super easy to make. It is a type of cornmeal made from coarse flour. As the flour is not finely ground, polenta has a little more bite to it.

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Cooking with Bello: Traditional Italian Polenta

The street food frenzy has taken Italy by storm over the past decade. Vendors, food trucks, and small street food shops can be found all over Italy, from north to south, satisfying the pallets of their natives with plates that pay homage to their roots.

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A Street Food Lover’s Guide From Rome’s Top-Ranked Chef

The world’s largest pasta producer has introduced a new limited edition heart-shaped pasta. The new pasta, with the name “Barilla Love”, is inspired by the brand’s Mezzi Rigatoni.

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Fall in Love with Barilla Heart-Shaped Pasta

Penne Alla vodka is actually a pretty controversial dish in terms of its origins. Many swear that it is an American invention, while others insist that it appeared on menus in Italy first.

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SOUPified: Soups Inspired by Your Favorite Dishes: An Excerpt of Penne Alla Vodka Soup With Pancetta

Italian immigrants created new sauces for meat like veal and chicken. So which meat dishes originated in Italy, and which were invented in America?

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Origins of 5 Favorite Italian Meat Dishes

A few elements distinguish pepperoni from other Italian sausages. It’s a combination of ground pork and beef.

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How Pepperoni Became America’s Favorite Pizza Topping

Native Romans Claudio Tanzi and Juraj Detvaj run one of Italy’s top-ranked gelaterias. For the past seven years, Rome-based Torce’ has been ranked with a “Tre Coni” by the “Gambero Rosso”, Italy’s most prestigious ranking in the gelato craft. Additionally, Torce’ has been awarded the “Best Chocolate Gelato” in Italy.

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4 Essentials About Gelato From Italy’s Best Gelato Maker