Food & Wine

MUST EAT: Cleveland's Own Little Italy Pasta Sauces

April 2019 |
Alright, alright, we know that there is truly no supplement for the homemade sauce Nonna and Mama slaved over each week in their kitchen. The recipe that has been handed down from generation to generation and now sits in a pretty, little box on...

San Vito Lo Capo: Couscous Fest 2017

April 2019 |
Giunge quest’anno alla 22ª edizione il Cous Cous Fesitval di San Vito Lo Capo. Ogni anno, famosi chef giungono in questo splendido angolo della Sicilia da diversi paesi, per vivere circondati da un pubblico sempre più numeroso un’esperienza unica...

Kochen wie in Neapel (Cooking as in Naples)

April 2019 |
Chefs Dario and Manuela Santangelo share their passion for Neapolitan cuisine and more in the heart of Europe. Francesca Mignosa (FM): How and where was your passion for cooking born?Dario Santangelo (DS): For me the theme of cooking and good food...

Passatelli

April 2019 |
Passatelli is one of the most looked-forward-to dishes in my family’s recipe repertoire. The noodles are made with breadcrumbs, eggs, Romano cheese, lemon, and a dash of cinnamon. We mix a rough dough and then run it through a sausage grinder to...

Umbria's Saltless Bread

March 2019 |
The well-known crusty bread of central Italy is made without salt which, for many, enhances the savory tastes of prosciutto and pecorino (sheep’s milk) cheeses, both high in salt content. Why is there no salt in the bread of Umbria, Latium, the...

An Italian Kiss Like No Other

February 2019 |
l Baci Perugina sono considerati un po’ il simbolo di San Valentino. La data convenzionale della nascita di questa dolce creazione è il 1922 e l’occasione venne offerta da un tentativo di “riciclo creativo”. Allo scopo di ridurre i costi di...

Norcia: Prosciutto, Truffles and Earthquakes

February 2019 |
La città sabina di Norcia, Patria di San Benedetto e nota per la sua profonda spiritualità, si trova nella parte più montuosa ed incontaminata dell’Umbria, nell’area della Valnerina. Le testimonianze del suo glorioso passato romano e medievale sono...

Of Meatballs and Mafia

January 2019 |
I was recently told that I would make a terrible Italian because I am a vegetarian. The thing is, I am Italian and there is a lot more to my culture than meatballs and the mafia. But the question hovered over me as I seethed with annoyance, “What...

Chestnuts, New Wine and Rural Lore

November 2018 |
The Chapel dedicated to St. Martin and frescoed by Simone Martini in the 14th century is certainly one of the masterpieces in our Basilica di San Francesco in Assisi, Umbria. St. Martin of Tours, a 4th century saint, is depicted as he gives his...
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