Whether you are completely vegetarian or just want to cut back on meat, there is a huge variety of delicious meatless Italian dishes to enjoy! Italian food is very vegetarian-friendly, as you can’t go wrong with pizza or pasta. Continue reading for three of the best Italian vegetarian dishes that are healthy, filling, and tasty! (more…)
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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. (more…)
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! (more…)
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!
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. (more…)
We are all familiar with Italian food and the delicious variety it offers, but there are a few interesting facts and customs that you may not know about! Italian cuisine is famous all over the world, and each culture has put their own spin on classic Italian dishes. Continue reading to learn about a few facts and customs about authentic Italian food. (more…)
Baccalà, or salt cod, is an appetizer or main course in Italy that is traditionally served on Christmas Eve. The codfish has been preserved in salt, and when prepared correctly, the flaky texture and intense flavor (which is never fishy) makes this dish truly unique and special. You can buy your Christmas Eve baccalà right here at Giolitti Deli’s, but don’t wait! Start thinking about placing orders soon, as we will not be stocking extra- special order only!