Wild Italian Mushrooms

Wild Italian Mushrooms Italian Recipes and LifestyleWe’ve written extensively on wild Italian mushrooms in the past, including recipes as the featured ingredient, how to hunt for wild mushrooms, and even how to pickle and preserve mushrooms so they can be enjoyed year round. However, we’ve never given our readers a general overview of mushrooms and specifically how Italians view and consume mushrooms. In Italy, foraging for […]Wild Italian Mushrooms is an article from Italian Recipes and Lifestyle – Italian Recipes and Lifestyle
Basic Polenta Recipe Italian Recipes and LifestyleA great, slow cooked, pot of polenta can be transformative, while bad polenta, often made with “quick cooking” or instant corn meal, will turn you off to corn for years to come.  Polenta is essentially cornmeal ground in either a fine, medium, or coarse  fashion.  Like most Italian dishes, the better the cornmeal you select the better the outcome.  We […]Basic Polenta Recipe is an article from Italian Recipes and Lifestyle – Italian Recipes and Lifestyle
What We’re Reading: Comfort Food Doesn’t Exist, Interactive Seafood Guide, Why Science Improves Your Coffee, and It’s All GMO Anyway Italian Recipes and LifestyleWhat We’re Reading – The Best of the Food Web Interactive seafood sustainability and guide – National Geographic has put together a great tool for sorting through varying types of fish in relation to health factors, sustainability, etc. Overview of the wonderful qualities of bitterness – Italians have embraced bitter foods and drink for hundreds of years, listen to this […]What We’re Reading: Comfort Food Doesn’t Exist, Interactive Seafood Guide, Why Science Improves Your Coffee, and It’s All GMO Anyway is an article from Italian Recipes and Lifestyle – Italian Recipes and Lifestyle
Marinated Stuffed Cherry Peppers Italian Recipes and LifestyleMarinated Stuffed Cherry Peppers Spicy and tangy, marinated stuffed cherry peppers with breadcrumbs are a marvelous, and versatile, side dish that elevates an ordinary sandwich or lunch of various small plates such as good cheese, salumi, bread, eggs, or a piece of simple fish.  You can find these peppers at most Italian delis but why overpay for a small container […]Marinated Stuffed Cherry Peppers is an article from Italian Recipes and Lifestyle – Italian Recipes and Lifestyle
Lillet Negroni Italian Recipes and LifestyleAs of late it seems the Negroni has caught fire as the cocktail / aperitif of choice amongst discerning drinkers and eaters.  Mike Colameco, who hosts a popular NYC restaurant review show on PBS, raves about having a classic Negroni before each of his meals, for example.  The appeal of the Negroni (made traditionally with Campari, red vermouth, and gin) […]Lillet Negroni is an article from Italian Recipes and Lifestyle – Italian Recipes and Lifestyle