Food

"A Future for Amatrice": Slow Food Launches a Initiative

"A Future for Amatrice": Slow Food Launches Initiative

Slow Food movement announced an earthquake relief campaign for the mountain village of Amatrice, which was flattened by an earthquake on Wednesday...
Lumache (pasta “snails”) with raw Sun Gold tomatoes and avocado. | Credit: Nathan Hoyt/Forktales 2016

Of Pasta, Prodigies, and Sun Golds

Every now and then someone sends me a message that’s a real charmer. Here’s one I received about a recipe that appears in my first cookbook, Pasta...
Timballini di melanzane

Late Summer Harvest: Timballini di Melanzane

As the heat of summer gives way to the cooler chill of fall, my garden harvest begins to slow. The last of the tomatoes remain on the vine waiting...
Pasta Does Not Cause Obesity, A Research Finds

Pasta Does Not Cause Obesity, A Research Finds

According to an Italian research, pasta does not contribute to obesity, on the other hand it is in fact associated with a reduction in body mass...
Grilled fish in fig leaves

Delightful lunch for your summer

Lemon Pasta With Grilled Shrimp This pasta has a delicate lemon flavor that is delicious topped with grilled seafood such as shrimp as shown in the...
Basil Orecchiette with Garlic, Oil and Lemon Zest

Basil Orecchiette with Garlic, Oil and Lemon Zest

Celebrate summer with Basil Orecchiette with Garlic, Oil and Lemon Zest. One of the best use of the basil grwoing in you garden during the summer...
Is The Mediterranean Diet Still As Healthy As It Used to Be?

Is The Mediterranean Diet As Healthy As It Used to Be?

According to a research published on Clinical Nutrition ESPEN - one of the official publications of the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and...
A Summer Dessert: No-Bake Lemon Mascarpone Tart

A Summer Dessert: No-Bake Lemon Mascarpone Tart

I've fallen in love with No Bake Tarts! They're quick and easy to prepare and can be made with so many fun fillings. You can absolutely switch up the...
Stuffed squid Marchigiana style are  great as an appetizer or on a bed of greens to make a salad

Calamari Ripieni alla Marchigiana - Stuffed Squid Marchigiana Style

While we were in Marche, Italy this spring, we had stuffed calamari prepared by my cousin’s wife, Maria, several times. These beautiful squid from...
Sparkling Italian wines with their characteristic fruitiness, perhaps a touch of residual sugar, low to moderate alcohol, good acidity and low tannins marry well with Sriracha's heat and background flavors

Feelin’ the Heat: Sparkling Italian Wines for the Sriracha Addicted

Ubiquitous dousing of the stuff upon chicken wings, unrestrained squirtings over international food plates, smothering squeezes atop gourmet burgers...
Eataly Set To Open a New Store at the World Trade Center

Eataly Set To Open a New Store at the World Trade Center

Eataly has announced it will be opening a second New York City location at the World Trade Center on August 11. The store will debut a 40,000-square-...
Nonna Carmela's Stuffed Mushrooms

Nonna Carmela's Stuffed Mushrooms

Rossella and Nonna Carmela D'Angelo are making Stuffed Mushrooms, a specialty appetizer that Nonna Carmela makes at all holidays. Nonna Carmela hails...
The Bronx Food Waste Project By Massimo Bottura and Robert De Niro

The Bronx Food Waste Project By Massimo Bottura and Robert De Niro

Italian chef, Massimo Bottura and American actor, Rober De Niro, launched a joint venture that will to fight against food waste to the United States...
Today, hand made gelato, known as "gelato artigianale," is a gem of Italian tradition, with specific rules to be followed when making it. Credit: Copyright Julia della Croce/Forktales 2016

The Long History of Gelato

Always a favorite during the Summer, gelato has come a long way since its beginning in the – or so historians think – exotic lands of the Chinese...
Pasta with Pesto Pantesco

Island Inspiration: Simple Summer Recipes from Pantelleria

As summer’s heat bears down on folks from Italy to America, time is best spent under a striped beach umbrella at la spiaggia or under a shaded...