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 »

4 Italian Culinary Traditions You May Not Know About

October 23rd, 2020
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Enjoying multiple courses and bread with olive oil are two great Italian culinary traditions.

While you may be aware of many tasty and enjoyable Italian culinary traditions, there are a few traditions that come naturally to Italians but haven’t quite made their way over here to Italian-American tables. If you’re looking for a new way to enjoy Italian traditions at Giolitti Deli or at home, read on for a few Italian culinary traditions that will make dinnertime even more enjoyable.  Read the rest of this entry »

Fall is the Season for Charcuterie Trays from Giolitti Deli

October 16th, 2020
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Learn what Italian meats and cheeses you can find at Giolitti Deli and add to your charcuterie trays.

At Giolitti Deli, we love designing an attractive and delicious charcuterie tray. Besides the flavors of Italian meats and cheeses that come with charcuterie, the best part about these treats is that you can arrange them however you like. At Giolitti Deli, we have numerous meats and cheeses for sale that provide you with an array of flavors to select from when creating your ideal tray. As temperatures drop and family gatherings move inside, a charcuterie tray becomes a cozy and budget-friendly way to treat your guests. Wondering where to start? Read on for a sampling of some of the meats and cheeses available at Giolitti Deli.  Read the rest of this entry »

The Components of Authentic Italian Pizza

September 30th, 2020
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Learn what makes authentic Italian pizza so good.

Authentic Italian pizza is known for its delicious flavors. But what else makes an Italian pizza authentic? The answer lies in the pizza’s five different levels: the base, sauce, cheese, toppings, and the chef! Read on to learn how you can spot authentic Italian pizza. Read the rest of this entry »

7 Italian Cooking Terms Any Foodie Should Know

September 16th, 2020
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Knowing these Italian cooking terms will help you cook and order Italian food more successfully!

If you are like most people, you love Italian food: both cooking it and eating it. However, there are some terms you may come across in recipes and on menus that aren’t immediately understandable. So, to make sure you can understand your recipes to the fullest—and understand what you’re ordering—we’ve compiled a list of some of the essential Italian cooking terms to know.  Read the rest of this entry »

6 Essential Ingredients of Italian Cooking

August 26th, 2020
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Garlic is one of the essential ingredients for delicious Italian cooking.

Italian cuisine is beloved throughout the world because every dish is carefully made with fresh, flavorful, and nutritious ingredients. If you want to increase your quality of Italian cooking, make sure you have the following essential ingredients on hand in your kitchen.  Read the rest of this entry »

How to Select the Best Pasta Type for Your Favorite Sauces

August 6th, 2020
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Learn which pasta type can go best with your favorite sauces!

If you are like us at Giolitti Deli, you love all kinds of pasta!  Sometimes it can be challenging deciding what sauce to pair with which type of noodle. First, decide what kind of sauce you will be using. While any pasta and sauce combination is acceptable, there are ways in which specific noodles can enhance the flavor of your sauce. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Caputo 00 Flour is Best for Homemade Pizza Dough

July 22nd, 2020
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Pick up your Caputo 00 Flour at Giolitti Deli to begin your homemade pizza experience.

If you want to tackle the task of creating your own Neapolitan-style pizza at home, with thin crust in the middle and a puffy rim, you need the right flour. At Giolitti Deli, we sell Caputo “00” flour in our store, so our guests can try their hand at their own unique pizza creations. But why do we use this flour, rather than all-purpose flour? Read on to learn more about what makes 00 flour unique and how it can create delicious pizzas.  Read the rest of this entry »

3 Reasons Mozzarella is a Super-Cheese

July 15th, 2020
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Learn why mozzarella is not only delicious but good for you too!

If you are a fan of Italian food, chances are you are also a fan of mozzarella cheese. This delicious, fresh cheese is especially popular as a Caprese salad component and a crucial pizza topping. But did you know mozzarella also offers health benefits? Read on to learn how your next bite of mozzarella is more than a tasty snack.  Read the rest of this entry »

What is the Difference Between Gelato and Sorbetto?

June 16th, 2020
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Do you love to enjoy gelato and sorbetto in the summer? Learn what makes them unique desserts.

Two classic Italian desserts that brighten your summer day are gelato and sorbetto. But how are they different? While both are sweet, flavorful, cold, and refreshing, they have a few significant differences. Read on to find out which delicious treat sounds better for your next dessert.  Read the rest of this entry »