Combining the sweet tang of sun-dried tomatoes with sharp garlic, spicy chili flakes, good olive oil, and crunchy bread crumbs, every bite of this spectacular pasta leaves you wanting more. Recreate the simply delicious flavors of one of Taormina's best restaurants at in your own home.
Sweet, savory and complex, balsamic macerated cherries have been missing from your world for too long. Dolloped over whipped yogurt for a simple dessert or ladled over a roasted beef tenderloin for a show-stopping dinner, there's no limit to how you can enjoy this quick and beautiful combination.
Whimsical and elegant, Italian dinner parties invoke the playful warmth of the Mediterranean. We've put together a guide to help you bring the experience straight into your home. From table scape to menu and wine pairings, transport your guests to the stunning cliffs of the Amalfi Coast.
When we think about Italy, it is impossible to overlook its exceptional food. With vastly differing climatic conditions, the flora and fauna that thrive throughout Italy have been intrinsically linked to tradition for centuries. Signaling the arrival of summer, June beckons froth the start of Italy's most bountiful growing season. From north to south, we're taking a look at the best fruits and vegetables to enjoy this time of year, and how to savor them like the Italians do.
Stretching into the gentle embrace of the Adriatic and Mediterranean Seas, Italy's heel is fortuitously graced with a long sun-drenched coastline and diverse landscapes. With fertile, limestone enriched soils, Puglia's hot dry climate makes it deal for growing wine grapes. Delivering rich, bold reds and acidic, mineral whites, explore the exquisite wines produced in Italy's second largest wine region.
Sweet, acidic, and jammy, tomatoes confit in Extra Virgin Olive Oil elongate the life of the sun-sweetened fruit, and make for an exceptional sauce. Serve over whipped yogurt as an appetizer, spread into your favorite sandwich, or as a side to grilled beef.
Confit cooking is a method of preservation in which items are slowly cooked in fat or oil at a very low temperature, rendering tender, caramelized morsels of richly flavored food. One of the best (and simplest) things to confit is garlic. Bringing out its sweeter, nuttier characteristics, conffiting the illustrious allium in olive oil not only delivers an abundance of caramelly garlic to use however you please, but also infuses the olive oil with garlic's spicier and fresher qualities.
Often served with a sweet Malvasia wine, one slice of rich, decadent Panettone is more than enough to satisfy your dessert craving. As a result, there are usually a few portions of leftover Panettone waiting to be devoured. We've put together some delicious solutions to get every last bite out of your holiday Panettone.