Archive for the ‘ Food ’ Category

Giolitti Deli Has Your Favorite Valentine’s Day Desserts

Wednesday, 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! (more…)

Iberico Chorizo and Salami At Giolitti Deli

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
Learn about Iberico chorizo and salami!

Learn about Iberico chorizo and salami!

Iberico chorizo and salami are delicious cured meats from black Iberian pigs that live in the Dehesa of Spain. A Dehesa is a cultural landscape of southern and central Spain and southern Portugal, and the land is often used to raise free-range domestic pigs. These pigs are used to make the dry-cured sausage. Next time you’re in the area, visit us at Giolitti Deli to try our Iberico chorizo and salami, as well as a variety of other Italian food! (more…)

Panettone and Pandoro: Classic Italian Christmas Cakes

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
Learn about the classic Italian Christmas cakes panettone and pandoro.

Learn about the classic Italian Christmas cakes panettone and pandoro.

Italy has a variety of Christmas cakes, but Pandoro and Panettone are the most popular around the world. Unlike other cakes, they can be baked in industrial quantities and will stay fresh for long periods of time to be distributed internationally. In Italy, no Christmas meal is complete without panettone or pandoro- but many homes serve both! Continue reading to learn more about the classic Italian Christmas cakes, and stop by Giolitti Deli for all your holiday favorites! (more…)

Giolitti Deli Has Everything You Need For Entertaining This Holiday Season

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
Come into Giolitti Deli for everything you need this holiday season!

Come into Giolitti Deli for everything you need this holiday season!

It’s officially the holiday season, which means you will likely be hosting and entertaining guests soon! Whether you are having family over for a small dinner or inviting all of your friends for a big party, you can get everything you need at Giolitti Deli. We have the ingredients that give a special touch to every recipe, as well as catering options for events of various sizes. Call today to place your order, or come visit us in store! (more…)

How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Is Made In Italy

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
Learn how extra virgin olive oil is made in Italy.

Learn how extra virgin olive oil is made in Italy.

October to December is olive oil season in Italy, as the cool, fall weather is the perfect time to harvest olives. Italy is one of the world’s largest producers of high-quality extra virgin olive oil, as it is an essential ingredient in Italian cuisine. Continue reading to learn more about extra virgin olive oil and how it is made in Italy! (more…)

Tips For Cooking With Porcini Mushrooms

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
Check out these tips for cooking with porcini mushrooms.

Check out these tips for cooking with porcini mushrooms.

Porcini mushrooms are different than other types of mushrooms, as they have a meaty texture, earthy scent, and pronounced flavor. They are Italy’s favorite wild mushroom, and make a great addition to pastas, sauces, pizzas, soups, and more! Continue reading to learn more about the mushrooms and how to cook with them, then come into Giolitti Deli to purchase some dried porcini mushrooms at our deli! (more…)

The History Of Neapolitan Pizza and How It’s Made

Thursday, October 25th, 2018
Learn about the history of Neapolitan pizza and how it’s made!

Learn about the history of Neapolitan pizza and how it’s made!

Neapolitan pizza originated in Italy and is prepared with only simple and fresh ingredients. Neapolitan is a unique style that is very different than the average American-style pizza. Continue reading to learn more about the history of Neapolitan pizza and how it’s made! (more…)

Giolitti Deli’s Maryland Vegetable Crab Soup

Thursday, September 20th, 2018
Learn what goes into Giolitti’s award-winning Maryland vegetable crab soup!

Learn what goes into Giolitti’s award-winning Maryland vegetable crab soup!

As a restaurant based in Annapolis, MD, we are very proud of our delicious and award-winning Maryland Vegetable Crab soup! Giolitti Deli won the Maryland Seafood People’s Choice Awards a few years ago with our recipe, and have kept it on the menu by popular demand ever since. Continue reading to learn more about what goes into the crowd-favorite soup, then come by and visit Giolitti’s for a taste! (more…)

All About The Vendemmia- The Harvest of the Grapes

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
Learn more about the Tuscan vendemmia.

Learn more about the Tuscan vendemmia.

September is the month of the Tuscan vendemmia, or the harvest of the grapes. In Tuscany, the end of August to the beginning of October is time for one of the most important activities of the year, as this harvest is the first step to producing their world-famous wine. Continue reading to learn more about the great tradition of the vendemmia! (more…)

Organic Practices To Grow Amazing Heirloom Tomatoes

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
 Learn about the organic practices to grow amazing heirloom tomatoes.

Learn about the organic practices to grow amazing heirloom tomatoes.

Tomatoes are the most commonly grown plant in home gardens- and for good reason! Not only are fresh tomatoes delicious, they also have many health benefits and essential nutrients. Organic heirloom tomatoes are rich in Vitamin C and K, protect cardiovascular health, and are high in lycopene, a kind of carotenoid that helps with the prevention of cancer. Continue reading to learn about the best organic practices to grow your own heirloom tomatoes, and be sure to stop by Giolitti’s Deli to try our tomatoes in this week’s salad special! (more…)