How You Can Enjoy a Giolitti Deli Dinner This Winter

February 17th, 2021
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Browse our menu online before placing your curbside pickup order this winter.

It’s been a long winter, but Giolitti Deli is committed to remaining available to our customers and Annapolis family through these cold days. We believe a hot dinner from your favorite Italian restaurant can make your day just a little bit better. While current COVID-19 safety restrictions are still in place, we have limited indoor dining, however, we are still offering carry-out and curbside options. Our store also remains open and fully stocked with delicious Italian treats, prepared foods, and delectable wine. Are you wondering what you can pick up at Giolitti Deli? Read on to learn some of what you can find in our store. Fortunately, though, we are always offering new items and deals for our Italian food-loving guests.  Read the rest of this entry »

Select Your Valentine’s Day Treats at Giolitti Deli

February 12th, 2021
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Delicious Luxardo cherries are one of a few great Valentine’s Day treats you can find at Giolitti Deli.

Are you searching for the perfect Valentine’s Day treat to enjoy this weekend? Giolitti Deli is offering our guests a few delicious drinks and treats to indulge in for the holiday. Read on to discover a few of our most enticing treats. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Cook with Guanciale and Lardo

January 27th, 2021
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Guanciale can be an excellent addition to carbonara recipes.

If you’re interested in diving deeper into Italian cuisine, you may be interested in exploring recipes that use Guanciale or Lardo. These relatively hard-to-find items are perfect for the serious Italian cook.  Read the rest of this entry »

Savor Arancini and Suppli at Giolitti Deli

January 22nd, 2021
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Try arancini, Italian fried rice balls, at Giolitti Deli!

An Italian meal isn’t complete without multiple dishes on the table. There are countless Italian side dishes you can indulge in, and Giolitti Deli offers our guests a few of the very best, including Arancini and Suppli. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Essential Italian Cheeses

January 15th, 2021
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You can find Italian cheeses such as parmesan in many forms at Giolitti Deli.

One of the most beloved components of Italian cooking is the cheese. Read on to learn about the four most essential Italian cheeses and what makes them unique. Read the rest of this entry »

How Italian Food Can Nourish Your Brain and Your Stomach

January 4th, 2021
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Discover how common ingredients of Italian food, like tomatoes, are good for your health.

If you’re like most people, you already know how well Italian food tastes and just how satisfying it can be. However, did you also know that your favorite Italian foods are loaded with healthy ingredients that are not only heart-healthy but “brain-healthy” too? That’s right, you can nourish your brain by eating more of your favorite Italian food. Multiple studies have shown that following a Mediterranean diet improves cognitive function, reduces your risk of Alzheimer’s disease, and slows the rate of cognitive decline. Read on to learn more about the key ingredients that can benefit your brain.  Read the rest of this entry »

How Giolitti Deli Can Help You Eat More Italian Food

December 28th, 2020
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Eager to eat more Italian food? Try the variety of dishes available at Giolitti Deli.

Are you looking to find new ways to eat more Italian food? Italian food is popular for good reasons: the fantastic flavors of pasta, pizza, cheese, olive oil, garlic, and more are all Italian cuisine staples. If your regular rotation of Italian food is getting a little tired, you can turn to Giolitti Deli in Annapolis for various items on our menu and in our store that encourage a lifelong love of Italian food. Whether you want Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe, Arancini, baked lasagna, Margherita pizza, or more, you can find your new favorites with us. Read on for a sampling of what you can explore at Giolitti Deli.  Read the rest of this entry »

Fun Facts About Our Favorite Christmas Treat, Panettone

December 3rd, 2020
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December is the time for panettone! Learn some fun facts about this classic Christmas treat.

December is the best time of year to enjoy the Italian Christmas treat panettone. This delicious mix between a loaf of bread and fruit cake is available now at Giolitti Deli for your family to enjoy this holiday season. Panettone is a large, dome-shaped bread with a light and airy texture and rich buttery taste. Traditionally, it is filled with candied fruits and raisins, but you can often find brands selling panettone with chocolate chips for an extra sweet taste. Like all traditional Italian foods, panettone has a fun and interesting history. Read on to learn a little more about your new favorite December treat.  Read the rest of this entry »

How to Use Red Wine in Pasta Sauce

November 9th, 2020
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Discover how red wine can add bold flavor to your pasta sauce.

Two of the best parts of an Italian meal are red wine and delicious pasta sauce. They go excellently together, too, and you can find both at Giolitti Deli’s store. But what makes this combination so great, and how can you combine the two for maximum taste? Read on to find out.  Read the rest of this entry »

Appreciating Al Dente Pasta

November 2nd, 2020
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Learn how to make sure you always get that great al dente texture for your pasta.

Any pasta fan will have come across the phrase “al dente.” But what exactly does that mean, and should every pasta be cooked to al dente perfection? The term al dente comes from an Italian phrase that translates as “to the tooth.” This is related to the hardness of the pasta. When cooked correctly, al dente pasta should still be tender but also firm to the bite. It shouldn’t be mushy and fall apart! So how can you cook al dente pasta, and how can you appreciate good al dente when you’ve got it? Read on to find out.  Read the rest of this entry »