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A Pastry Chef’s Italian Pantry

A pastry chef and Appetito contributor shares the Italian delicacies she keeps in her pantry for snacking or last-minute desserts.

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Listen to the Appetito Podcast With Special Guest Rocco DiSpirito

Appetito premieres a new audio and video podcast hosted by Editor-in-Chief Andrew Cotto, featuring guests from the world of Italian food and drink. First up is Rocco DiSpirito, celebrity chef and author of the forthcoming cookbook Everyday Delicious.

Conchiglie With Gorgonzola and Pistachios

The seashell-shaped pasta known as conchiglie is perfect for capturing flavorful sauces, giving each bite a memorable punch, as in this recipe from The Silver Spoon Pasta.

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Now, when you purchase an annual subscription to Appetito, you will receive a bottle of Bona Furtuna extra virgin olive oil from Sicily and other gifts. Subscribe to Appetito today!

Recipes

Gluten-Free Cannoli Brownie Bites

Finding tasty gluten-free desserts can be challenging, but that’s about to change. Make these cannoli brownies from Lindsay Grimes’ groundbreaking new cookbook Something Sweet for an Italian-influenced gluten-free treat.

Anthony Scotto’s Sunday Sauce

The Nashville-based NYC expat shares his comprehensive version of the Italian-American classic Sunday Sauce, served at his two new restaurants in Music City.

The Campari Red Carpet Cocktail

Just in time for this weekend’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, it’s a new Campari cocktail made with the famed bitter spirit, rum, and Champagne.

I Made Pizza Dough Using an AI Recipe. Here’s What Happened.

There are thousands of pizza dough recipes and tutorials online. What would happen if an AI bot was asked to create one?

News

In Memory of Ale Gambini, Appetito’s “Dolce Queen”

Appetito sadly recognizes the passing of our beloved contributor, Ale Gambini, who provided monthly recipes as the "Dolce Queen."

Dario Brings Globally-Influenced Italian to Minneapolis

An accomplished chef and bartender partner to become two first-time restaurateurs at Dario, an Italian restaurant with diverse influences and flavors, and a fresh pasta program.

Rao’s and Kendall Jenner’s 818 Tequila Introduce Pasta Alla Tequila

The model turned mogul Kendall Jenner partners with Rao’s Homemade sauce to create a new riff on pasta alla vodka with her 818 Tequila brand.

pastaRAMEN to Collaborate with Tonari in NJ and D.C.

Two of America's most celebrated Wafu Italian chefs, Robbie Felice & Katsuya Fukushima, will team up in their respective restaurants.

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Italian Seafood Recipes

Snappy Swordfish Oreganata with Peppers is Perfect for Lent

Our contributor from the Sunshine State shares a recipe for a snappy Swordfish Oreganata that is perfect for Lent or any time of year.

Mussel, Potato, and Rice Gratin

Entertaining a big group for dinner? Make this mussel, potato, and rice gratin from the new book about Italian peasant cooking, Cucina Povera.

Spicy Shrimp Pasta from the Low Country

Our contributor from the coast of Carolina shares her regionally-inspired pasta that fuses the cuisine of Italy and the Low Country.

Tagliarini alla Vongole

This tagliarini alla vongole recipe comes from the book Pasta Masterclass, by London-based chef Mateo Zielonka. Here, he uses the ribbon-shaped tagliarini pasta to pair with flavorful clams and herbs, a delicious take on the classic linguine alla vongole.

Seafood Linguine, a Calabrian Classic

The latest edition to the Silver Spoon collection from Phaidon is The Silver Spoon Pasta: Authentic Italian Recipes, such as this take on Linguine ai Frutti di Mare, or seafood linguine.

A Fast, Easy Recipe for a Delicious, Healthy Salmon Oreganata

Our Editor-in-Chief shares his favorite variety of a classic Italian dish, a fast salmon oreganata recipe that comes together in under 30 minutes.

A Simple, Delicious Baked Fish Puttanesca Recipe

Spearfisherwoman and author, Valentine Thomas, shares from her new cookbook, Good Catch: A Guide to Sustainable Fish & Seafood with Recipes from the World's Oceans, a recipe inspired by a childhood memory.

The Latest

Ascoli Piceno is a Haven for Aperitivo and Apericena

Our contributor explains the culinary treasure to be found in the aperitivo and apericena culture of Ascoli Piceno in Le Marche.

How Family, Marriage, and a Celebrity Inspired Chef Anthony Scotto

Anthony Scotto, Owner and Executive Chef of two Nashville restaurants, shares his culinary inspirations born in New York City.

Eating with Danilo Gallinari: An Italian Basketball Player in America

Appetito chats with Danilo Gallinari, a veteran NBA player from Italy, about his experiences with food in America.

Caffè Pedrocchi is One of Many Reasons to Visit Padua

Our contributor describes the beauty of Padua, a neighbor of Venice, and the delights to be found in historic Caffé Pedrocchi.

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