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A Unique Gift: Adopt An Ancient Tuscan Olive Tree

If we have learned anything in dealing with COVID the past two years, we have hopefully learned, or at least have been reminded, of what is important in life. It is not money or material goods. Instead, it is faith, … Continue reading

T’s Homemade Cannoli Recipe

(Makes two dozen miniature Cannoli or about a dozen regular sized) Ingredients: 2 pounds of Ricotta Cheese Pre-made cannoli shells (can be purchased at bulk food stores or Italian markets) 1 tsp vanilla extract Pinch of nutmeg Pinch of cinnamon … Continue reading

Spumoni – The Classic Southern Italian Dessert

August is the month to vacation in Italy, and the perfect time for Italians & their visitors to enjoy the classic southern Italian dessert Spumoni. Spumoni is traditionally a triple layered semifreddo (partially frozen) gelato dessert with fruits and nuts, … Continue reading

Rosie’s Famous Olive Salad

Among the many food-based celebrations Italy marks in June is National Olive Day. This might sound like a stretch for something so small to garner so much attention. However, when one considers that Italy produces nearly 470 thousand tons of … Continue reading