FOOD CULTURE

January 16, 2019

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 capr...

July 10, 2018

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 ha...

June 12, 2018

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...

July 18, 2017

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...

May 16, 2017

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...

October 25, 2016

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...

March 17, 2015

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...

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