Posts Tagged ‘ italian food ’

‘Tis the Season for Italian Christmas Cakes Panettone and Pandoro

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
italian christmas cake panettone

Italian Christmas cakes such as panettone are buttery cakes filled with candied fruit and raisins.

The two most popular Italian Christmas cakes are panettone and pandoro. These sweet cakes have some similarities, so they are often grouped together, but they have some essential differences. Read our guide below to learn which of the Italian Christmas cakes might be your favorite, and how to serve them to your family and friends this December.  (more…)

A Helpful Guide For Pairing Wine With Italian Pasta Dishes

Friday, September 20th, 2019
Check out our helpful guide for pairing wine with Italian pasta dishes.

Check out our helpful guide for pairing wine with Italian pasta dishes.

Italian food is often served with a glass of wine, as it is one of the most popular food and drink combinations in the world! However, certain pasta dishes pair better with reds or whites, depending on the sauce. Continue reading for a helpful guide on pairing wine with five popular pasta dishes! (more…)

The Most Popular Pasta Shapes and How to Pair Them with Sauces

Thursday, September 5th, 2019
Learn about the most popular pasta shapes and how to pair them with sauces.

Learn about the most popular pasta shapes and how to pair them with sauces.

There are so many pasta shapes in the world (over 100!), and most of them were created in Italy. While it’s possible to make a variety of dishes and combinations, most pasta shapes are always paired with particular sauces. The shape of the pasta is an important consideration; for example, linguine has extra surface area that pairs well with butter-based sauce and seafood, while farfalle has pockets that hold heavier sauces very well. Continue reading to learn more about the most popular pasta shapes and how to pair them with sauces! (more…)

The Importance of Organic Farming

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
Learn about the importance of organic farming!

Learn about the importance of organic farming!

Organic produce has been growing in popularity in recent years, as it is a more sustainable approach in food production. Unstainable farm practices that are geared only towards higher yields put more pressure on global issues, including climate change, soil erosion, and pollution of soil and water. In short, organic farming is important now more than ever! Continue reading to learn more about the importance of organic farming. (more…)

Enjoy National Sandwich Month At Giolitti Deli: Featuring The Milano Sandwich

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
Enjoy National Sandwich Month at Giolitti Deli!

Enjoy National Sandwich Month at Giolitti Deli!

August is National Sandwich Month, and Giolitti Deli has a wide variety of delicious Italian sandwiches on our menu! This week, we are featuring ‘The Milano’ sandwich, which includes prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, green leaf lettuce, tomato, olive oil, and kalamata olives on our crispy Italian baguette. We offer it in a half size for $7.95 or whole for $9.95. Continue reading to learn more about The Milano, and visit Giolitti Deli to try it for yourself! (more…)

2 Italian Recipes Using Zucchini

Thursday, July 25th, 2019
Check out two Italian recipes using zucchini.

Check out two Italian recipes using zucchini.

Zucchini is abundant in gardens this time of year, so it’s a good idea to have a variety of recipes that use the vegetable as the star ingredient! Zucchini is a great addition to many Italian dishes, as the key to Italian cuisine is fresh vegetables and seasonings. Continue reading for two Italian recipes that use zucchini, including a Chocolate Zucchini cake that owner Mary Giolitti makes for Giolitti Deli customers every summer! (more…)

Mamma Emma Italian Gnocchi Sold At Giolitti Deli

Thursday, June 27th, 2019
Giolitti Deli has Mamma Emma’s Italian gnocchi!

Giolitti Deli has Mamma Emma’s Italian gnocchi!

Giolitti Deli has a new product on sale from the brand Mamma Emma! The fresh gnocchi is produced in Italy and is so easy to make at home- simply heat in the pan with the sauce and serve. Giolitti Deli carries the gnocchi with beetroot as well as both the regular and mini potato gnocchi. All are 14.1-ounce packages and are priced at $6.99/each. We also carry the traditional Bertagni brand of frozen gnocchi from Italy. Continue reading for more information about Mamma Emma’s gnocchi and a recipe for potato gnocchi with pesto.  (more…)

2 Vegan Pasta Salad Recipes For Summer Entertaining

Friday, June 14th, 2019
Check out these two vegan pasta salad recipes for summer entertaining!

Check out these two vegan pasta salad recipes for summer entertaining!

Pasta salads are the perfect dish for summer entertaining, as they are refreshing, easy to prepare in large quantities, and delicious! While pasta salads are made with lots of fresh vegetables and pasta, they can also have cheese, meat, and mayonnaise. However, there are plenty of ways to make vegan versions that everyone can enjoy! At Giolitti Deli, we have a few vegan pasta salads available, including one with sun-dried tomatoes, toasted pine nuts, red onion, and balsamic vinegar, and a capellini (angel hair) with roasted Roma tomatoes, roasted garlic, fresh basil, and olive oil. (more…)

5 Cool Italian Dishes To Eat This Summer

Friday, May 31st, 2019
Learn about five cool Italian dishes that you should be eating this summer.

Learn about five cool Italian dishes that you should be eating this summer.

Summer is just around the corner, and the best way to celebrate a new season is with some delicious food! Continue reading to learn about five cool Italian dishes that you should be eating this summer. (more…)

A Guide To Cured Italian Meats For Memorial Day Weekend Entertaining

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
Check out our guide to cured Italian meats for Memorial Day weekend entertaining.

Check out our guide to cured Italian meats for Memorial Day weekend entertaining.

Memorial Day Weekend is just a few days away, and since the holiday marks the first unofficial day of summer, it is often celebrated with backyard parties with family and good food. Cured Italian meats are a great addition to any party, especially on a charcuterie board with various types of cheese, bread, and sweet and savory ingredients! Continue reading for our guide on cured Italian meats for entertaining this summer. (more…)