Caprese salad is a quintessential Italian antipasto, traditionally made with mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil, which encompass the colors of the Italian flag! Thought to have originated in Capri, the luxurious and ancient island in the Gulf of Naples, you'll find a caprese salad in almost every restaurant or home kitchen in Italy.
Caprese salad can be enjoyed as is as a delicious and refreshing appetizer during any time of year, or enhanced with protein and veggies to make a
It's summer and the perfect time to enjoy the weather and soak up the sun. But remember excessive UV radiation from the sun may increase your risk of skin cancer, aging, and dehydration. In addition to sunscreen and minimizing your exposure to the sun, certain foods have been shown to help increase the skin's defense mechanisms. Watch the video to learn more about these foods and best ways to get that healthy summer glow! Food to Help Protect Your Skin Watermelon: is incredib
The recipe is a homage to the Caprese Salad, a mainstay on Italian-American menus! Thought to have originated in Capri, the luxurious and ancient island in the Gulf of Naples, you'll find a caprese salad in almost every restaurant or home kitchen in Italy. This recipe is the easiest way to bring a taste of Italy into your kitchen!
It's no coincidence that the caprese salad resembles the Italian flag, using the best quality Italian ingredients: tomatoes, mozzarella, basil,
In HealthiNation's To Eat with Love: Mediterranean series, Registered Dietitian Fiorella DiCarlo travels the Mediterranean through your kitchen with delicious recipes packed with lean protein, vegetables, fiber, antioxidants, healthy omega-3 fats, vitamins and minerals in the Mediterranean Diet! More on the series here! Most people associate the Mediterranean with countries like Italy, Turkey, and Morocco, but many forget the Southern France is heavily influenced by the same
Oregano is native to the Mediterranean and is an essential herb in Southern Italian cuisine. This warm, slightly bitter herb belongs to the mint family, along with other herbs like basil, rosemary, and marjoram. Fresh oregano is more aromatic, but can still be enjoyed in its dried form. Oregano is perfectly paired with tomatoes and other Mediterranean herbs! Ingredients: 1 sprig Oregano 2 Plum tomatoes, chopped 1/8 tsp Sea salt 1 tbsp Olive oil 2 Fette Biscottate (Italian cra
In her new series, Living in Italian: NYC Fiorella draws on her Italian roots to show how you can Get in Touch with Your Food & live a healthy lifestyle by cooking in your New York City apartment! Italians know how to get saucy! Marinara sauce is the quintessential staple food in every Italian kitchen. It is packed with amazing flavor and nutrition with minimal effort! This fool-proof marinara sauce with crushed tomatoes will become the base of many dishes in your cooking fut
My family cans tomatoes every year in September. We would never eat store bought tomato sauce--it was sacrilegious and this was our ritual! Thinking back now, it was mainly a woman's ritual. My grandmother, aunts, sisters and Italian neighbors all gathered to make this red gold. There was an order, but a simplicity to it as with all the old ways. With the artisanal method, we also learned about life, food, gossip and the constant debate on who made the best tomato sauce! Fun