The Cotechino is universally recognized as the father of the Zampone or pig’s trotter stuffed with chopped, seasoned meat. Its name derives from “cotica” which means the pig’s rind. The idea of stuffing the meat of the pig in a small casing made from the pig’s intestines was a very antique and effective method for preservation. More… Continue reading Cotechino

Make Your Own Gluten-Free Pizza

You may have noticed that restaurants across the nation and grocery stores are offering more gluten-free options now than ever before. That is likely due to the fact that an estimated 1 in 100 people worldwide has celiac disease. When you are diagnosed with celiac disease the only solution is to eat a gluten-free diet… Continue reading Make Your Own Gluten-Free Pizza

How to Make Classic Neapolitan Pizza

Pizza is one of the most popular foods across the world and it all originated in a small restaurant in Naples, Italy. While there are countless styles of pizza from the crispy NY Style to deep dish Chicago style, there is nothing quite like a classic Neapolitan pizza. The most popular variation (pizza margherita) is… Continue reading How to Make Classic Neapolitan Pizza

Making the Perfect Cornetti (Italian Croissant)

While croissants are known for being a staple in French cuisine, many are surprised to learn that they actually originated in Austria. Initially called kipfel, croissants are incredibly popular throughout Europe and often are enjoyed along with a cup of coffee. This popular pastry is traditionally made using a simple dough that is folded multiple… Continue reading Making the Perfect Cornetti (Italian Croissant)

The Art of New York Style Pizza

It’s almost impossible to visit New York City without grabbing a slice of pizza. New Your style pizza is so popular that restaurants sell this style of pizza all over the world. This style of pizza came from America’s first pizzeria, Lombardi’s in Little Italy, NYC. New York Style Pizza vs. Neapolitan Pizza New York… Continue reading The Art of New York Style Pizza

How to Make Fresh Pasta

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of Italy is the incredible food. Pizza, wine, gelato, and cheese are all popular but arguably the most famous dish is pasta. It is estimated that Italians eat over sixty pounds of pasta per year (Americans eat about twenty pounds per person). The traditional dishes… Continue reading How to Make Fresh Pasta

Sansone Market Pizza Kits

What’s better than a do-it-yourself, take-home pizza kit straight from an authentic Italian Market? The Sansone Market Pizza Kit can be added to your weekly meal plans and it is so simple. It can also be a fun family activity to do with the kids. Included in the pizza kits are: Sansone Market Pizza sauce… Continue reading Sansone Market Pizza Kits

All About Italian Focaccia

If you’ve ever enjoyed freshly baked Italian focaccia straight out of the oven, then you know just how amazing this flatbread is. Focaccia is a flat oven-baked bread that has been made in Italy for centuries. It’s similar to pizza dough but has many more versatile uses. This bread is commonly served as part of… Continue reading All About Italian Focaccia

3 Creative & Fun Pasta Meals To Prepare At Home

Fun Pasta Ideas Looking for a fun activity to do with the kids? Maybe a date-night meal at home that’s different from the standard dinner? Or maybe you just want to enjoy a fun night cooking with the family. Whatever your reason, these three creative and fun pasta meals are here to deliver you the… Continue reading 3 Creative & Fun Pasta Meals To Prepare At Home

5 Beloved Italian Desserts for the Holidays

Every culture has its traditions for the holidays, especially when it comes to food. There is nothing more joyous than sitting down with friends and family to indulge in a delicious meal on a special day. In Italy, many look forward to the last course of dinner, dessert, all year round. Whether you’re 100 percent… Continue reading 5 Beloved Italian Desserts for the Holidays