Summertime in Italy means the arrival of refreshing antipasti dishes served while dining alfresco at Italian osterias and trattorias. At Giolitti’s Delicatessen and Marketplace, our Italian antipasti is prepared from scratch with authentic Italian recipes and locally-sourced ingredients. Our specialties include caprese served with thick-sliced mozzarella drizzled in balsamic glaze, antipasto plates filled to the brim with dry-aged Italian meats, and homemade bruschetta topped on garlic toast. All of our Italian antipasti dishes are perfect for serving up in the summertime with a cool bottle of your favorite rosa wine from our marketplace. Buon Appetito!
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At Giolitti Delicatessen and Marketplace, we’re gearing up for the warm weather with a few of our favorite in-season wines. Whether you plan to spend all season long in the outdoors in your backyard with la famiglia or you’re looking forward to quiet summer evenings having dinner on your patio, we carry a wide selection of Italian wines within our marketplace that are perfect for pairing with any occasion. Prosecco, Rosé, and Vermentino wine all offer crisp finishes that we find to be particularly palate-pleasing in sunny months. Read on to learn about our favorite Italian summer wines at Giolitti Deli!
Giolitti’s Delicatessen and Marketplace is your one-stop shop for authentic Italian ingredients and delicacies located in the heart of Annapolis, MD. With summertime quickly on the horizon, we’ve got numerous fresh cheeses available within our marketplace, including burrata cheese. Burrata cheese originated in the 1920s from the Apulia region of Italy and is a round drop of cow’s milk mozzarella cheese filled with a creamy mixture of milk and sweet cream. Originally slated to have been conceptualized from the leftovers in the cheesemaking process after milking the morning cows, burrata is widely popular and a delicious component of many Italian entertaining spreads.
Giolitti’s Deli features an extensive authentic Italian catering menu perfect for all of your springtime entertaining needs. Our firenze menu incorporates fresh homemade sides, bread rolls, assorted desserts, crispy baguette sandwiches, entrees, salads, pasta by the pan, and even an extensive assortment of starters! Whether you’re opting for rosemary focaccia rolls, an Italian cold cut party sub, manicotti, or tiramisu — there’s a little something for everyone to bring the taste of Italy into the heart of Annapolis, MD. All of our orders and cancellations require 48 hours of advance notice and must be paid in advance with service arrangements available for select occasions. Here are a few of our favorite authentic Italian selections off of our firenze menu.
At Giolitti’s Fine Italian Delicatessen and Marketplace, we have everything you need for an authentic Italian Pasqua. Pasqua represents the arrival of springtime in Italy and great feasts in celebration of rebirth. For hosts looking to create the perfect Giolitti-style Italian Easter brunch, we’ve proudly served the Annapolis area with authentic Italian delicacies and beverages since 1992. This Easter, we’re featuring Italian Colomba cakes, specialty chocolate eggs, and Cipriani Bellini’s perfect for toasting your brunch with la famiglia.
Giolitti’s Fine Italian Market and full-service delicatessen knows that families rely on us to provide the freshest of ingredients for la famiglia, especially when it comes to creating an Italian entertaining spread that brings the taste of Italy home to Maryland. We offer Iberico chorizo and artisan Olli pepperoni perfect for the refined palette of nonna and even your youngest bambino! Here’s a few ideas to curate your top Italian entertaining spreads that will keep your families entertained this Spring.