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3 Recipes Beyond the Risotto Bowl

on Monday, 20 March 2017. Posted in Newsletters

3 Recipes Beyond the Risotto Bowl

New ways with Italian Rice from Principato di Lucedio

Principato di Lucedio rice—beloved by chefs and home cooks alike—is the "grand cru" of Italian rice. These estate-grown rices—prized for their sweet, delicate flavor and toothsome al dente texture—lend themselves to a variety of dishes—from crispy, crunchy rice cakes...

Vialone Nano Riso alle Vongele (Venetian Rice with Clams)

on Monday, 13 March 2017. Posted in Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Vialone Nano Riso alle Vongele (Venetian Rice with Clams)
Vialone Nano rice—a favorite of the coastal Veneto region of Italy—is classically paired with fish and seafood. Here we pair these pebbly, pearl-like grains with a quick brodetto of clams flavored with white wine, garlic and chili flakes. Cook’s note: To cook the Vialone Nano...

Gianduja Meringue Kisses

on Friday, 10 March 2017. Posted in Recipes, Desserts

Gianduja Meringue Kisses
These light, airy cookies (psst, they're gluten-free too) are inspired by the classic Italian—and much-loved—combination of chocolate and hazelnut. Enjoy with an espresso or macchiato! Baker's note: Our secret to extra chocolatey flavor? A pinch of instant espresso powder. Read more...

Carnaroli Cacio e Pepe

on Wednesday, 08 March 2017. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes

Carnaroli Cacio e Pepe
Crispy melted cheese, satisfying bursts of black pepper here and there—yes please!  This quick and easy dish is modeled after the classic Italian dish Riso al Salto, a crunchy rice cake traditionally made with leftover risotto. Carnaroli rice has the perfect texture and toothsome bite...

Arborio Insalata Caprese (Rice Salad with Tomatoes, Mozzarella & Basil)

on Tuesday, 07 March 2017. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Arborio Insalata Caprese (Rice Salad with Tomatoes, Mozzarella & Basil)
This quick and easy salad is the perfect canvas for other Italian pantry ingredients. Customize it to your own tastes—add a sprinkling of dried Sicilian oregano blossoms, drizzle with Colatura di Alici for a briny pop of flavor or finish with a flourish of Agresto for a touch of brightness...

2016 Harvest CA Extra Virgin Olive Oils Are Here

on Sunday, 05 March 2017. Posted in Newsletters

2016 Harvest CA Extra Virgin Olive Oils Are Here

Strike Liquid Gold with 2 New EVOO

Calling all olive oil lovers—the 2016 harvest extra virgin olive oils from California are rolling in (and what a year!). We've got two NEW extra virgin olive oils—Colline di Santa Cruz and Frantoio Grove—from Northern California to start pouring right now.