8 Essential Kitchen Tools For the Italian Chef

  Every regional cuisine has their favorite tools for the kitchen. The French have their cast-iron pots and the Spanish have their paella pans. And Italian food preperation requires its own set of special tools. Here is our list of 8 essential tools for the Italian chef.   #1. Cheese Knife (source) The “coltello a goccia” […]

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How to: pairing pasta and sauces.

Pasta. It’s complicated. Italians are world leaders in production (3.2 million tons) and consumption (52 lbs per head) of pasta. Each region and even each Italian bell tower has its own recipe symbol. And of course, every Italian has their favorite dish. But beyond some basic guidelines, not everyone knows that certain combinations go best with certain types of […]

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Delivery Italiano Introduces Panettone

During the holidays, Americans enjoy their pumpkin pie, the English have their plum pudding and the Italians have panetonne. If you’ve never heard of panettone, in short, it is a buttery and delicious holiday staple that can be found inside the homes of most Italians throughout the season, usually packaged in elaborately decorated boxes and […]

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5 Italian Foods That Aren’t

If you’ve ever been to Italy, you must know that many of the “Italian” foods we eat here in American are not really Italian at all. There’s even a hilarious Twitter account dedicated to this topic called Italians Mad at Food! While some of these may be tasty, they are most certainly not authentic Italian […]

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What’s So Special About the Ligurian Taggiasca Olive?

The Ligurian Taggiasca Olive is cultivated in the region of Liguria. Liguria is located in the northwest corner of Italy and borders France to the west. Though the area is most known for being the home to the Italian Riviera, it’s also been known to produce some of the world’s best olive oil thanks to the Ligurian Taggiasca.

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3 Spring Foods That Are Cherished in Italy

When spring comes to Italy, cooks across the country rejoice. After a long winter of cabbage and root vegetables, the warmer days herald the arrival of some of the most beloved foods in Italian cooking. Incorporating these ingredients into fresh, delicious dishes to share with family and friends represents Italian life at its finest. Here […]

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Meet Fratelli Contorno, Featured in Our First Box

Fratelli Contorno has been in the canned food industry for more than a century. The family-run business was founded in 1916 and has continued to produce traditional, canned Sicilian foods that are now making their way into American kitchens in Delivery Italiano’s first box. Thanks to their previous experience in the field of agricultural chemistry, […]

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Stock Your Pantry With These Staples to Always Be Pasta-Ready

No matter your level of skill in the kitchen, if you cook every day or only once a month, having the right ingredients on hand will allow you to improvise a delicious meal.

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7 Ways to Use Pesto Beyond Pasta

No Italian pantry is complete without pesto! Made from basil or other greens, this savory sauce is usually tossed with with fresh pasta. However, this fresh, garlicky ingredient has the potential to be incredibly versatile.

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Announcing Our Partnership With MasterChef Winner Luca Manfé!

Luca Manfè, winner of MasterChef Season 4 on FOX, will serve as lead chef and box curator for Delivery Italiano! Chef Luca will inspire the culinary vision of our brand and hand-select many of our products.

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