Posts By: Sally Giannetti

Unique Jam Recipe: What is a Bergamot Fruit?

Bergamot is a very popular fruit in Italy with a slightly bitter taste and an  incredibly light, fragrant zest. It is best known for its bold citrus flavor, which is also very sweet. Bergamot gives Earl Grey tea it’s unique flavor. Because Bergamot oranges are only available during the Fall and Winter, they are very […]

Giannetti Artisans Italian Chestnut Flour in the Making

Gianetti Artisans Chestnut Flour will be ready to ship in December – just in time for your holiday baking. Chestnut flour is a spectacular, simple, yet relatively unknown flour. It is produced in Piedmont, Italy, a region that is surrounded by the Alps and Adriatic Sea, and is a product made from chestnuts that have […]

Tagliatelle Pasta Recipe with Italian Porcini Mushrooms

Tagliatelle Pasta Recipe with Italian Porcini Mushrooms

Tagliatelle Pasta with Porcini Mushrooms Porcini mushrooms are a true Italian delicacy. Their nutty, meaty and earthy taste makes them the perfect addition to sauces and broths and are often used in gourmet Italian recipes. Dried Porcini Mushrooms are the perfect way to keep and store these nutritious and delicious treats. Giannetti Artisans Italian Porcini […]

Everything You Need to Know About What Makes Porcini Mushrooms Molto Buoni

From Boccaccio and Leonardo to Puccini and Fellini, Italy has long been a land of passion and character, and that’s reflected in its cuisine as well. Italian cuisine ranks among the most robustly characterful, with its many regions distinctly represented in equally-distinct delectable dishes. Even so, few things unite the unique regions and culinary traditions […]

Pistachio Gelato Recipe

Sicilian Pistachio Gelato Recipe

Sicilian Pistachio Gelato Recipe Gelato is a well-loved Italian frozen dessert similar to ice cream, but where ice cream has a higher cream to milk ratio, gelato is the opposite, with a higher milk to cream ratio, making it a lighter, lower-fat option, bursting with flavor. Gelato is churned much slower than ice cream, making […]

History of Modica Chocolate

History of Modica Chocolate Sicily’s intriguing history has drawn travelers for years to visit smoking volcanoes and famed cuisine. Somehow the island’s distinctive chocolate – made in the Unesco World Heritage town of Modica and inspired by the traditions of the ancient Aztecs – has remained one of the world’s best-kept secrets. When the Spanish […]

picture of balsamic vinegar imported from modena, italy

How is Balsamic Vinegar Beneficial for Your Health?

How is Balsamic Vinegar Beneficial for Your Health? Balsamic vinegar is a famous ingredient in marinades, salad dressings, and many other dishes. It has a special flavor that is often deemed as tart, bold, and complex. Studies claim that balsamic vinegar has many health benefits like improving the complexion of a person, lowering the cholesterol […]

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