Category Archives: Approfondimenti

Expert on Italian food corrects some misconceptions

Olive oil isn’t usually served for sipping at a dinner. The meals Wednesday and Thursday at Antonio’s Italian Ristorante included small shots of silky oil. Mario Rizzotti, an expert on Italian food who has been an “Iron Chef America” judge on Food Network, urged those at the meals to swirl [...]
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Foods for Celebrating an Italian Easter

The Christian holiday of Easter marks the day followers believe Jesus Christ returned to life. Christians usually observe the holiday with religious services in church. But Easter is also a time for families to get together and enjoy a special dinner with traditional foods. People in the United States come [...]
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Creating a New Coffee Culture in Italy

Caffé Terzi is a narrow shop with a modest street profile. Inside, a long bar leads from the door to a few tables in the back. Manager Elena Naldi and her staff opened their doors 30 minutes ago and already customers are standing two deep waiting for their morning coffee. [...]
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5 Ways Luigi Veronelli Wants You To Think Deeply About Italian Wine

Born on this day in 1926, in Milan, capital city of Italy’s Lombardy region, Veronelli was to become one of the world’s greatest wine thinkers. Drinker, intellectual, TV personality, he was also publisher, magazine editor (that the three titles he launched in 1956 were I problemi del socialismo, Il pensiero, Il gastronomo gave fair warning [...]
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