In a town in Tuscany, some cooks are moving away from the stove to cook meals in boxes with thick wool lining. These portable ovens use the wool's convection properties as a means of slow cooking.
A circus performer known for being fired out of a cannon liked to make dinner for the people he worked with. One of them still makes his inspired lasagna today, and it has some surprising ingredients.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating two salmonella outbreaks that are tied to Italian-style meats like the ones often found on charcuterie boards.
The Italian treat requires a certain formula to make it just right, and that means sugar. But as more people try to eat healthy, gelaterias must keep pace. A new machine is a step in that direction.
Leave it to the Italians to take a holiday steeped in women's rights and turn it into Festa Della Donna, when women leave menfolk behind to celebrate each other with flowers, wine and above all, cake.
Born of a "mistake," these dumplings have become a beloved staple of Italian restaurants in California's Napa Valley. They're packed with cheese, spinach and local Italian-American history.
In Italy and the U.S., restaurants are pledging to use sales of Amatrice's signature dish, spaghetti all' amatriciana, to raise funds for the Italian town devastated by Wednesday's earthquake.
On Sunday, this Italian city — birthplace of the Margherita pizza — will try to swipe Milan's record for the world's longest pie.
In a new book, an NYU scholar explores how immigrants shape the American palate. He says it's time to ditch the phrase "ethnic food" — which lumps all nonwhite people and their cuisines together.
For generations, Italian-American fig growers in the Northeast have buried their trees in trenches for the winter. It's a tradition that preserves both flavor and ancestral ties to southern Italy.