April 11, 2017

Spring is finally here in New York City! Temperatures are rising, the sun is shining, and spring holidays are here! Whether you celebrate Easter, Passover, or just want to celebrate spring, we have the perfect gifts for any party or hostess: Sicilian Gelato Cakes! L’Ar...

December 9, 2016

We live to find great hostess gifts and gifts to give our foodie friends and La Maison Maille always delivers that wow factor! You know we are big supports of this French mustard import to the city, revisit when they first opened in the Upper West Side here and The Art...

November 21, 2016


You know I love seasonal, authentic Italian products with traditions built in to every product, and am constantly searching for authentic, artisanal Italian food. The chefs and food experts at Eattiamo carefully curate the best of Italian food and deliver right to you...

December 21, 2015





Conair Cuisinart Smart Stick Hand Blender $35

This hand blender is a must for any foodie friend.  Perfect to make soups, sauces, and more!


Hammered Flat Bottom Wok $29.95


This is a great gift for foodie friends who like to explore Asian style dishes!  Great for stir...

December 9, 2015

1. Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food by Nigella Lawson

I adore Nigella cooking style and her food language- I show her cooking shows to my clients with eating disorders as an example of a healthy way of eating! Nigella’s relationship to food is refreshing, hungry and her f...

December 1, 2015



Cocktails can enhance any party and Maille shows you how to use mustard to make a perfect Bloody Mary! Stay tuned and get an early start on some great holiday gifts too!


Holiday Gifts at Maille!

Black Truffle and Chablis White Wine Mustard on Tap


Truffle Collecti...

October 5, 2015

If you are attending the wedding of a foodie couple, you will likely be served wonderful food. Return the favor by giving the newlyweds a unique, memorable  and tasty gift that any foodie would enjoy receiving.


Olive Tree


Did you know you can actua...

August 4, 2015

I visited my new favorite Mustard boutique in the Upper West Side, La Maison Maille, and picked some great hostess gifts!



December 8, 2014

My Nonna and Zia Orsola made at least 30 cookie plates to give away to everyone who visited Christmas morning-if you don't have her patience go to Eataly and build your own Italian Cookie Plate!

  1. Torrone-Always a Christmas staple at my home and given as gifts or add...

November 17, 2014

Every year I bring a stash to New Jersey for the holidays and ride the dreaded New Jersey Transit. This year, I will bear bags of NYC goodies to share with my family: The DiCarlo Girls

Clockwise form Top: Josie, Me, Antonete, Agata (Tina) and Carmelina (Baby Lina)


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