Italian Producer Casa Rinaldi

Casa Rinaldi is born from the passion for the Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and takes its name from the building of 1888 housing in his attic the old vinegar factory of the Rinaldi family, a place where time seems to stand still, here in several batteries and forty antique and valuable barrels slowly takes […]

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Chocolate Eggs in Italy – Celebrating Easter Italian Style

Italians have many ways of celebrating Easter, from religious parades and celebrations to food fairs (sorry, no Easter bunny though!). But one of our favorite traditions of the holiday is Italian chocolate Easter eggs, or uova di Pasqua al cioccolato. These Easter eggs are large hollow chocolate egg shapes with a surprise gift tucked inside. Just like in many […]

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La Dolce Vita: Giandujotto Italian Chocolates

  At Delivery Italiano, it’s no secret that we love chocolate. But especially the rich and nutty chocolate from Italy. While chocolate is widely found in the markets and restaurants around Italy today, that has not always been the case. Spaniards actually brought it through the port of Venezia in the 16th century. Upon tasting […]

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Featured Producer: Gullo Octopus

Though this octopus comes from Spain, the Gullo story originates in Sicily. Family owned and operated, the company was started by Frank Gullo who wanted to bring the delicious octopus he enjoyed as a child in Sicily to the United States. His fond memories of his mother serving it to him cut up and with […]

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Featured Producer: Quaranta

  90 years is a long time to be making candy. But that’s just how long Quaranta has been producing superior quality artisanal nougat in the heart of Caravaggio, a small town just outside of Milan. In 1924 at the age of 15, Antonio Quaranta created his first recipe. A recipe for almond soft nougat that is still followed […]

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The Delivery Italiano Holiday Gift Basket Guide

  The holidays are in full effect and we can bet your schedule is filling up fast with holiday dinner parties, family get-togethers and office social gatherings. Wherever you are headed, something special for the host would be nice. Or maybe you are searching for something unique to say thank you to your most coveted […]

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What about those Italian food certifications? IGP and DOP explained.

  You may have seen the labels DOP and IGP displayed across the packaging of some of your favorite Italian foods. But what do they mean? The short answer is that these are certifications given to certain foods such as balsamic vinegar, prosciutto or Mozzarella di bufala to ensure the public that they are authentic, Italian […]

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5 Spooky Squid Ink Pasta Recipes for Halloween

Just in time for Halloween, we’ve collected a few spooky squid ink pasta recipes that we found around the internet. Now, we haven’t taste tested these, but they sure would be fun to serve regardless! 1. Squid Ink Vampire Noodles With Shrimp (via The Glitter Guide) 2. Squid Ink Pasta with Pumpkin, Sage and Browned Butter (via […]

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October is National Pasta Month

October is National Pasta Month and even though every month feels like National Pasta Month around here, we are celebrating! For the month of October, use the coupon code GIVEMEPASTA and enjoy 15% off any order of pasta. There is a legend that Marco Polo discovered pasta in Asia and brought it back to Italy […]

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Coffee: The Rules of Engagement in Italy

Ordering coffee can be tricky when you are in Italy. But coffee is so much a part of the Italian culture that if you skip the coffee bar during your travels in the country, you aren’t taking in the full experience. So we are here to help you navigate the do’s and don’ts of ordering […]

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The Anatomy of the Italian Menu

  If you’ve ever been fortunate enough to travel to Italy, then you know dining there is one of the best parts of the experience. While some restaurants may offer their menus in English, many (especially the good ones that are off the beaten path!) do not. Where Should You Eat? If you are looking […]

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Italian Food + Drink Words & Phrases You Need to Know Before Visiting Italy

Visiting Italy anytime soon? If so, we’ve come up with a handy Italian food and drink guide to some of the most common places you may find yourself while eating your way through the country. Pin it, print it and put it in your pocket so you will know exactly what to say when ordering […]

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