Caffè Sicilia Canditi in the New York Times

Ever since we first tasted Corrado Assenza’s canditi back at his shop in Noto, we knew we were onto something really special. Italian chefs can’t have enough of his candied lemon, orange, and bergamot peels. Literally, they’re already sold out for the season. Now the US food world is catching on to these prized ingredients….

Risotto ai Funghi Porcini in the NYTimes

How does it feel to be selected as one among only 50 Best Family recipes by the NYTimes? It feels wonderful, like we won the Oscars. The recipe is Risotto ai Funghi Porcini and, even if it is not in your family, let me assure you, it is the easiest and most delicious. As the NYTimes…

Italian EV Olive Oils – The Best, Even Blind!

When we were invited by the NYTimes for a demonstration of how to taste an EV olive oil and for a blind tasting of oils, we were extremely proud and excited. Yes, we know a lot about EV Olive Oils; we can talk about olive oils forever! Our Stefano is a graduate of the University…