Archive for November, 2019

‘Tis the Season for Italian Christmas Cakes Panettone and Pandoro

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
italian christmas cake panettone

Italian Christmas cakes such as panettone are buttery cakes filled with candied fruit and raisins.

The two most popular Italian Christmas cakes are panettone and pandoro. These sweet cakes have some similarities, so they are often grouped together, but they have some essential differences. Read our guide below to learn which of the Italian Christmas cakes might be your favorite, and how to serve them to your family and friends this December.  (more…)

Everything You Need to Know About Drinking Prosecco

Thursday, November 14th, 2019
Drinking prosecco next to an open bottle

Drinking prosecco is an excellent way to celebrate the holidays with friends and family.

While the image of popping a bottle of champagne open for celebratory occasions has been popularized for years, sipping on some bubbly prosecco is an equally fine way to mark a special occasion. The light, fizzy prosecco, has a flavor profile consisting of fresh pears and apples and tastes good alongside most meals. Prosecco is an excellent drink option for your holiday dinner parties in the next two months, and Giolitti Deli is ready to provide you with some of our favorites for purchase in our store. If you are curious as to what makes drinking prosecco so special and delicious, read on to learn about this fizzy, sweet drink and how to find the best variety for your taste.  (more…)

All About Brussels Sprouts, Giolitti Deli’s Ingredient of the Week

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
Brussels sprouts on a table

Brussels sprouts are in peak season now and taste great when cooked in a variety of ways.

This week, Giolitti Deli is featuring Brussels sprouts in our pasta and salad specials to celebrate the darling of the fall veggies. If you are not convinced that you love Brussels sprouts yet, use our introductory guide to get acquainted and discover the many delicious ways you can eat them. As a bonus, we’ve included a recipe for Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad that you can make at home or enjoy a variation of during your next visit to Giolitti Deli.  (more…)