Andrea Bocelli – I Found My Love in Portofino

Andrea Bocelli I Found My Love In Portofino *   Love In Portofino is a 1958 songwritten by Leo Chiosso and Fred Buscaglione  The song was first interpreted by the author, Fred Buscaglione , only to be resumed in 1958 by Johnny Dorelli , with much more success, having made a more sentimental version of the original. Both in the version of Buscaglione and that of Dorelli , the song entered the […]

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Lou Monte – “Please Mr. Columbus” Very Cute Song

Lou Monte Please Mr. Columbus Turn the Ship Around   *   This is just another of the wonderful songs that Lou Monte wrote and performed. Really adorable.   Who was Lou Monte * Luigi Scaglione (later known by his performing name “Lou Monte”) was born to Italian immigrant parents. His mother died when he […]

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Ricotta Cheese Cake – Italian Grandma’ Gina – Wonderful

Ricotta Cheese Cake Italian Grandma’ Gina Wonderful Italian Recipe   * Italian Ricotta Cheese Cake Explained to us in her Adorable Broken English    *   In this video Gina shows us in her priceless broken English how to make the traditional Italian Ricotta Cheese Cake. Once you have tasted this type of cheese cake […]

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Tomato Paste – Old Fashioned Method – Fascinating

Tomato Paste Old Fashioned Method   Fascinating   * Tomato Paste  Tomato paste is traditionally made in parts of Sicily, southern Italy and Malta.  Reduced tomato sauce is spread out  on wooden boards that are set outdoors under the hot August sun to dry the paste until it is thick enough. When it’s ready it is scraped up and held together […]

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Macaroni Made at Home – Priceless Memories

Macaroni Made at Home Priceless Memories   * Macaroni (Maccheroni) made at Home. WOW. What memories I have of this. Take a moment and watch this short video and see if it brings back memories for you.  Macaroni made at Home   The name Macaroni comes from Italian maccheroni, plural form of maccherone. The many variants sometimes differ from […]

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Italian Grandma Gina – Fried Zucchini – Wonderful Broken English

Italian Grandma Gina  Fried Zucchini  Wonderful Broken English   * In Italy, Zucchini is served in a variety of ways: fried, baked, boiled, or deep fried, alone or in combination with other ingredients. At home and in some restaurants, it is possible to eat the flowers, as well, deep-fried, known as fiori di zucca .   The Zucchini, […]

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Mozzerella and Burrata Hand Made in Italy

 Mozzerella and Burrata  Hand Made in Italy Italian Food Artisans * Mozzarella and Burrata are both traditionally southern Italian spun paste dairy products that are made with Italian buffalo’s milk by the pasta filata method. Mozzarella received a Traditional Specialities Guaranteed certification from the European Union in 1998. This protection scheme requires that mozzarella sold in the European Union is produced according to a traditional recipe. […]

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Thanksgiving Baskets

We think Thanksgiving food gifts are a great way to give thanks! Click here to shop Whether you have been invited to Thanksgiving at a friend’s house or you simply want to show your gratitude to your beloved one, these gourmet baskets and ingredients are a great idea to thank the food-loving host or to give thanks.

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NATIONAL SWEETEST DAY – Third Saturday in October

NATIONAL SWEETEST DAY National Sweetest Day is observed on the third Saturday in October by people of all ages. Just in time for its 100th Anniversary, National Sweetest Day encourages everyone to be generous even in the smallest ways.  From its inception as Candy Day in 1916, this day reminds us that even small tokens improve the lives […]

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National Seafood Bisque Day

Seafood Bisque Makes 10 servings (2-1/2 quarts) Ingredients 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of celery soup, undiluted 2-2/3 cups 2% milk 4 green onions, chopped 1/2 cup finely chopped celery 1 garlic clove, minced 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce […]

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