Maraschino Cherry Semifreddo Recipe

Maraschino Cherry Semifreddo Recipe

dessertTaylor Markarian
Do you want a fresh Italian dessert that looks as beautiful as it tastes? Follow this elegant, simple recipe for Maraschino Cherry Semifreddo by Ch...
10 Must-Eat Mediterranean Street Foods

10 Must-Eat Mediterranean Street Foods

cultureTaylor Markarian
Sampling the local street food is one of the best ways to experience a country’s culture. The nature of traveling means you’re always on the move, ...
9 Easter Food Traditions From Countries Around the World

9 Easter Food Traditions From Countries Around the World

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Easter is one of the most important Christian holidays, and as such, there are few things more important than traditional Easter dinner! Easter food is remarkably consistent from country to country—eggs, lamb, sweet breads are typical—but every culture has its own take on Easter recipes. In the United States, cooked ham is extremely popular, but [...]
What Is the Best Sicilian Food to Eat in Sicily?

What Is the Best Sicilian Food to Eat in Sicily?

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There are a few types of Sicilian food we’re very familiar with in America, like Sicilian pizza and cannolis. However, the way we make them is not always the way true Sicilian people make them. Explore these and other Sicilian recipes that make up some of the best Sicilian food.CaponataSicilian Caponata is a pillar of [...]
VIDEO RECIPE: Easy Recipe for Maple Chestnut Scones

VIDEO RECIPE: Easy Recipe for Maple Chestnut Scones

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Chestnuts are a favorite Italian ingredient for baking recipes, especially during the fall harvest season. Castagnaccio, a Tuscan chestnut cake with raisins and pine nuts, is one of the most traditional chestnut recipes, but it’s not the only one. (Check out these 6 heart-warming Italian dishes to make this fall.) Supermarket Italy’s easy recipe for [...]
7 Easy Italian Dessert Recipes

7 Easy Italian Dessert Recipes

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When people think of traditional Italian recipes, they think of hours of cooking with dozens of ingredients (not to mention generations worth of knowledge passed down and cultivated through years of hard work). But don’t worry! There are some delicious, classic, and easy Italian dessert recipes that even an amateur can make. Learn how to make [...]
Pumpkin Risotto

6 Heartwarming Italian Dishes to Make This Fall

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Even if you can’t visit Italy in the fall, you can still cook like it! There are certain Italian recipes you just have to make during this season (no, it’s not all pumpkin). It is harvest season in Italy, so this list of heartwarming Italian dishes to make this fall are based on Italy’s favorite [...]
Fatamorgana Brings the Best of Italian Gelato to Studio City, Beverly Hills

Fatamorgana Brings the Best of Italian Gelato to Beverly Hills

dessertTaylor Markarian
The Fatamorgana Gelato shops in Rome, Italy have topped many best-of lists, including our very own Top 5 Best Gelato Shops in Rome. Fatamorgana Gelato is revered not only in Italy but worldwide, which is why the United States considers itself lucky to have one of the franchise’s shops in California. Alessandro Jacchia, CEO of [...]
This Is How True Italians Celebrate Father's Day

This Is How True Italians Celebrate Father's Day

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Did you know that you already missed Father's Day this year? The Italian Father’s Day, that is. While this holiday is celebrated in June in the United States, Father’s Day in Italy actually takes place on March 19. This is because true Italians celebrate Father’s Day on Saint Joseph’s Day. How else would a predominantly [...]
Top 5 Best Gelato Shops in Rome

Top 5 Best Gelato Shops in Rome

dessertTaylor Markarian
There are many things you must do when you visit Rome, Italy, and trying the best gelato the city has to offer is definitely one of them. Next to pizza and pasta, gelato is one of the foods for which Italy is most famous. In the debate of gelato vs. ice cream, gelato wins when [...]
The History of Panettone

The History of Panettone

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The United States has pumpkin pie and Italy has panettone, the quintessential cake for the holidays. Made with a combination of candied fruit and spices, panettone is the Old World version of fruitcake, a special treat that dates back to the Middle Ages. Panettone cake might have a rich and storied history, but its flavor and texture has remained the [...]

Plum Cherry Crostata

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At first glance, the rustic crostata looks like a buttery and flaky biscuit, but in this recipe, it is so much more! Pastry chef Tiffany MacIsaac uses this classic Italian pastry as a substantial base for hiding premium Luxardo cherries in between fruity layers of fresh plums and cherry jam. A quintessential made-in-Italy delight, these classic cherries are the main ingredients [...]