Dopo l'ondata di polemiche che era seguita ad un articolo apparso sul New York Times dal titolo "Suicidio extravergine", il quotidiano americano ha fatto pubblica ammenda nella pagina dedicata alle rettifiche, scusandosi per i "diversi errori" contenuti nel pezzo.   L'infografica era stata già modificata "silenziosamente" dal quotidiano giov...

Instead of a ribbon cutting, First Selectman Ellen Scalettar on Tuesday, Oct. 14, performed a pizza cutting, officially opening the new Grimaldi's of Woodbridge.   A Brooklyn native herself, she welcomed the new franchise. "I know the roots of this great pizza," she said.Michael Ursini, a Bethany resident who was raised in New Haven, has par...

The Gianottas have operated Valentino's in Indian Harbour Beach since 1995, which shows they are doing something right. Patriarch Sergio Giannotta Sr. is in charge of making his customers feel welcome, while son Sergio Jr. makes sure the patrons are well-fed.   Question: What is the family history? Senior: I was born in Faicchio in 1949. It...

By Laura Johannes The Ache: Common cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins can have unpleasant side effects, including muscle aches and weakness. The Claim: An extract from a bitter, fragrant citrus fruit called bergamot, commonly known as a flavoring in Earl Grey tea, can lower cholesterol with minimal side effects, some scientists say. It...

L’on. Fucsia Nissoli (Pi) l’11 marzo scorso ha partecipato, a Roma, assieme al Vice Ministro dell’Agricoltura, Andrea Olivero, alla serata “Sapori mediterranei sotto le stelle”, in cui oltre a promuovere l’agroalimentare italiano all’estero, sono state premiate le eccellenze sia artistiche che della produzione agricola legata alla dieta mediterrane...

The sights, sounds and aromas of Italian food and fun will fill one downtown Indy block this weekend. The Italian Street Festival kicks off Friday evening at Indy's Holy Rosary Catholic Church.   Volunteers have spent weeks prepping the red sauce, meatballs, Italian sausage and decadent homemade desserts. The festival will sell 800 gall...

Il tour 2015/2016 del format itinerante MISS CHEF® approda a NEW YORK-USA, dall'8 al 15 ottobre, con una serie di grandi eventi durante le celebrazioni del Columbus Day, giorno di scoperta dell'America, dando vita alla seconda entusiasmante edizione internazionale del Premio.   MISS CHEF® (www.misschef.net) è la prima competizione tra alcune...

by Claudia Astarita   If we think of Roman cookery, what comes to mind is an image of the people. More than elsewhere, in Rome and Lazio, food brings with it the aromas and noises of the taverns, recipes using simple ingredients, and robust strong flavours.   These "humble" origins created a tradition based on the principle of using w...

by Carol W. Maybach   No one does flatbread quite like the Italians, and the piadinas at the newly opened Salati Italian Street Food in Northfield are no exception. Piadinas, which means "savory" in Italian, are softer, chewier cousins of pita and they work beautifully as bookends to a satisfying sandwich.   T.C. Clark, the owner of S...

The Italian American Committee on Education (IACE) and Eataly New York invite students in the Italian language program to participate in the initiative "Food in Focus," a photography contest. IACE students are encouraged to submit photos taken with a smartphone. The image should depict Italian cuisine, from simple, quality ingredients to bea...