Posts Tagged ‘ pasta ’

How to Select the Best Pasta Type for Your Favorite Sauces

Thursday, August 6th, 2020
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Learn which pasta type can go best with your favorite sauces!

If you are like us at Giolitti Deli, you love all kinds of pasta!  Sometimes it can be challenging deciding what sauce to pair with which type of noodle. First, decide what kind of sauce you will be using. While any pasta and sauce combination is acceptable, there are ways in which specific noodles can enhance the flavor of your sauce. (more…)

7 Health Benefits of Authentic Italian Food

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
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Authentic Italian food is not only delicious but also offers an abundance of health benefits!

Eating a balanced diet is an essential part of proper nutrition, improved overall health, and a lowered risk of chronic disease. Italian food is fortunately quite healthy when enjoyed in moderation as part of a balanced diet. Because Italian food is a cornerstone of a Mediterranean diet of fresh vegetables, olive oil, and grains, it naturally contains a lot of health benefits. If you want to know the benefits of eating delicious, authentic Italian food at Giolitti Deli, read on for an introduction to the most important health benefits of our favorite meals.  (more…)

6 Tips for Making Excellent Homemade Italian Food

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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Crafting homemade Italian food is easy if you remember these essential tips.

The Italian dishes at Giolitti Deli are made on-site, with the care and attention to detail that marks the best Italian food from the rest. But how can you replicate that at home? While it’s not exactly possible to replicate the conditions and resources of an Italian restaurant in your home kitchen, there are a few basic things to remember when making your own Italian food. Read on to learn the six essential tips for making excellent homemade Italian food, and soon you will be able to enjoy Giolitti Deli Italian cuisine even when you can’t make it to our dining room.  (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…)

How To Make Pasta Aglio Olio With Fresh Garlic From Giolitti Deli

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
Learn how to make pasta aglio olio with fresh garlic from Giolitti Deli.

Learn how to make pasta aglio olio with fresh garlic from Giolitti Deli.

Giolitti Deli just got a delivery of fresh garlic from Nature’s Garlic Farm in Easton, MD, so now is the perfect time to make some delicious summer recipes with the herb! Continue reading to learn how to make pasta aglio olio and a few tips on how to roast garlic. (more…)

A Short History Of Spaghetti and Meatballs

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
Learn about the history of spaghetti and meatballs!

Learn about the history of spaghetti and meatballs!

Spaghetti and meatballs is a classic dish found all over the world and is considered a staple dinner menu item. While we believe that most pasta dishes are considered to be Italian, you likely won’t find the dish anywhere in Italy. Continue reading for a short history on spaghetti and meatballs, and find a special recipe from owner Mary Giolitti on how to make her favorite meatballs at home! (more…)

3 Of The Best Italian Vegetarian Dishes

Friday, April 12th, 2019
Check out three of the best Italian vegetarian dishes- like Giolitti Deli’s vegetable lasagna!

Check out three of the best Italian vegetarian dishes- like Giolitti Deli’s vegetable lasagna!

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…)

4 Interesting Facts and Customs About Italian Food

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Check out these four interesting facts and customs about Italian food.

Check out these four interesting facts and customs about Italian food.

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…)

All About Giolitti Deli’s Gluten-free Pasta

Friday, September 28th, 2018
Learn more about gluten-free pasta options at Giolitti Deli!

Learn more about gluten-free pasta options at Giolitti Deli!

At Giolitti Deli, we have a wide range of pasta and offer some unique brands to our customers. We have regular and gluten-free options, including regular semolina pasta, imported egg pasta from Italy, brown rice, corn and quinoa pasta, corn pasta, and rice pasta. Continue reading to learn more about our delicious pasta, then come on into Giolitti’s to try some for yourself! (more…)