Featured Recipe Of The Week: Pastiera Napoletana

April 3rd, 2019
Check out the featured recipe of the week: Pastiera Napoletana! Photo via: www.lacucinaitaliana.it

Check out the featured recipe of the week: Pastiera Napoletana! Photo via: www.lacucinaitaliana.it

As we are getting in the Easter spirit for the upcoming holiday, the featured recipe of the week is Pastiera Napoletana. We sell the Grano Cotto (cooked wheatberries) needed for this recipe at the deli. Continue reading to follow the recipe for this delicious Neopolitian wheatberry and ricotta Easter cake! Read the rest of this entry »

Pizza Rustica, A Savory Torte To Celebrate Easter

March 27th, 2019
Learn about the Pizza Rustica, or Italian Easter Pie- a savory torte to celebrate the holiday!

Learn about the Pizza Rustica, or Italian Easter Pie- a savory torte to celebrate the holiday! Photo via: Grace Parisi / TODAY.com

Pizza Rustica, or Easter Pie, is a savory torte that is traditionally served on Easter. While the word “pizza” may fool you, this Easter pie is full of various kinds of cheese including basket cheese, diced cured meats, and eggs in a flaky pastry crust. Easter is just around the corner, so be sure to pre-order your basket cheese from Giolitti Deli soon! Continue reading to learn more about the delicious pizza rustica. Read the rest of this entry »

All About Colomba, The Italian Easter Cake

March 20th, 2019
Learn about Colomba di Pasqua, the Italian Easter cake.

Learn about Colomba di Pasqua, the Italian Easter cake.

La Colomba di Pasqua, or “the Easter dove,” is a sweet Italian cake that is served on Easter and represents the start of spring. The cake can be thought of as the counterpart of the classic Christmas cakes panettone and pandoro, and is found on every Italian family’s table on Easter. As the holiday is just around the corner, Giolitti Deli will start selling Colomba this week up until Easter, as supplies last. Continue reading to learn more about the delicious Italian Easter cake! Read the rest of this entry »

A Brief History Of The Calzone

March 15th, 2019
Learn about the history of the calzone.

Learn about the history of the calzone.

The calzone is one of the most convenient ways to eat Italian food, as the half-pizza, half-sandwich is meant to be eaten with one hand. Calzones originated in Naples, and while they are not as popular as pizza, they are a great alternative! At Giolitti Deli, we serve calzones including Spinach and Cheese, Sausage, Peppers, and Cheese, and Pepperoni and Fresh Mozzarella for $8.95 each. Continue reading to learn more about the history of the calzone, then come into Giolitti Deli to try one for yourself! Read the rest of this entry »

Giolitti Deli’s Featured Cheese Of The Week: Cotswold Double Gloucester

March 6th, 2019
Learn about Giolitti Deli’s featured cheese of the week, Cotswold Double Gloucester. Photo from https://somerdale.com

Learn about Giolitti Deli’s featured cheese of the week, Cotswold Double Gloucester. Photo from https://somerdale.com

This week’s featured cheese from Giolitti Deli is the Cotswold Double Gloucester blended with onion and chives. Double Gloucester is a pale orange, cheddar-type cheese that can be found in its pure state, but it’s best known in the U.S. as the orange stripes layered with blue Stilton in Huntsman cheese, or blended with dehydrated onion and chives to make pub cheese, known as Cotswold. In our store, you can find Cooper’s Hill brand of the cheese. Continue reading to learn more about Cotswold Double Gloucester cheese! Read the rest of this entry »

Muffuletta: The Bread and The Famous Sandwich

March 1st, 2019
Learn more about the muffuletta!

Learn more about the muffuletta!

As we are nearing this year’s Mardi Gras festivities, now is the perfect time to talk about the Muffuletta! The muffuletta is both a type of Sicilian bread and a popular sandwich that originated in New Orleans. At Giolitti Deli, we sell our version of the classic sandwich, made with Genoa salami, Capicola, provolone, house dressing, and homemade olive mix in the end of a scooped out Italian Tuscan loaf for $9.95. We also sell the mix itself for $8.99/lb, as well as the meats, cheese, bread needed to make your own! Continue reading to learn more about the muffuletta and its origin. Read the rest of this entry »

Arancini and Suppli- Italian Rice Balls

February 20th, 2019

 

Learn about arancini and suppli, the famous Italian rice balls!

Learn about arancini and suppli, the famous Italian rice balls!

Arancini and Suppli are very popular fried rice balls that can be found in bars, restaurants, and market stalls around Italy. They are both are breaded, deep fried, and served with a side of marinara, but they also have a few major differences. Continue reading to learn more about the delicious Italian rice balls, then come into Giolitti Deli to purchase them for $3.95/each!

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Giolitti Deli’s Featured Cheese: Bel Paese

February 13th, 2019
Learn about Giolitti Deli’s featured cheese of the week: Bel Paese! Photo: www.igourmet.com/

Learn about Giolitti Deli’s featured cheese of the week: Bel Paese!

At Giolitti Deli, we have many types of cheese available for purchase. After all, the Giolitti name has been synonymous with great food since opening their first “latteria” (a shop specializing in milk, cheese, and other dairy products) in Rome in 1889! Continue reading to learn more about this week’s featured cheese Bel Paese, and visit us to purchase the cheese at $11.99/lb. Read the rest of this entry »

Giolitti Deli Has Your Favorite Valentine’s Day Desserts

February 6th, 2019
Visit Giolitti Deli for all of your favorite Valentine’s Day desserts!

Visit Giolitti Deli for all of your favorite Valentine’s Day desserts!

In preparation for Valentine’s Day, you need a special and decadent dessert for your romantic dinner. Giolitti Deli has everything you need for the holiday, as we sell many homemade desserts, as well as a delicious line of imported products from Bindi. All of the desserts are offered as single portions in the store unless pre-ordered for full cakes. Continue reading to learn more about the delicious desserts, then visit us at Giolitti Deli to pick out your favorites! Read the rest of this entry »

Valentine’s Day Prosecco Is Available at Giolitti Deli

January 30th, 2019
Get your Valentine’s Day prosecco at Giolitti Deli!

Get your Valentine’s Day prosecco at Giolitti Deli!

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and it’s important to make sure you have champagne or sparkling wine to celebrate the holiday! Giolitti Deli is your one-stop shop for the romantic holiday, as we have Prosecco, pre-bottled Bellini by Cipriani (from the original Harry’s Bar in Venice,) and all the delicious Italian food you can eat! Continue reading to learn more about Prosecco and Bellini, and a few recipes that are perfect for Valentine’s Day. Read the rest of this entry »