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An Interview with Chef Silvia Baldini

Our contributor and honey expert, C. Marina Marchese, sat down with Chef Silvia Baldini to discuss her new cookbook.


Giada De Laurentiis on the Holidays and Giadzy

Appetito interviews Italian food icon Giada De Laurentiis about the unique products from Giadzy and her holiday gift ideas.

A Legendary Ferrari Driver’s Favorite Pasta

An Italian chef in California reprises a favorite tortellini dish of a legendary Ferrari driver: Cappellacci di Zucca alla Montovana.

La Burrata Pugliese, Puglia’s (mostly) Unknown Claim to Fame

The Pugliese owner of Sprezza Cucina in Richmond, VA, explains the origins of Burrata from her home region and how to best enjoy it.

An Annual Subscription to Appetito Gets You Organic EVOO & More!

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!


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.

Pumpkin Mascarpone Cake

Our contributor shares a cake recipe featuring pumpkin mousse that is perfect for last minute entertaining this fall or any planned event.

Pici Pasta with Potatoes and Beans

Pici pasta with potatoes and beans is a recipe from the new cookbook Pasta et Al. The dish calls for a fresh, thick-rolled pasta in a Tuscan preparation.

An Italian Thanksgiving Menu

Our Editor-in-Chief shares a recipe for turkey ripieno as well as his complete menu from the Thanksgiving dinner he prepared 20 years ago for friends and family in Tuscany.


Modern Italian Restaurant Contrada Opens in Toronto

Toronto’s Little Italy is home to a new Italian-inspired restaurant, Contrada, from three young but experienced friends with community in mind.

Michelin Guide Ceremony: Chicago’s Daisies wins Green star, NYC’s Torrisi earns 1 star

Last night, the Michelin Guide announced its stars for 2023 at a ceremony at Spring Studios in Manhattan. Here are the Italian restaurants that earned or kept stars.

Che Fico Parco Menlo Opens in the Bay Area

Che Fico Parco Menlo opens this week at the dining-packed Springline development in Menlo Park, expanding on chef David Nayfeld and restaurateur Matt Brewer’s growing group of restaurants.

Spicy Rigatoni and More at the New Jemma Hollywood

With Jemma Hollywood, the husband-and-wife team of Jackson and Melissa Kalb have opened a red sauce joint for fans of Italian-American classic dishes.

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How to Work Birrittella’s Pizza Dough

Pizzaiolo Nicole Russell and Appetito Editor-in-Chief demonstrate how to prepare a package of Birrittella's Pizza Dough, from proofing to stretching—everything you need to know to make a perfect pizza, calzone, and other delicious kitchen creations.

Homemade Pizza with Birrittella’s

In part two of the Birrittella's series, acclaimed pizzaiola, Nicole Russell, host of Pizza Wars, shows Appetito magazine's Andrew Cotto how to create a homemade pizza using Birrittella's Pizza Dough.

Making Calzone with Birrittella’s Pizza Dough

In part 3 of the Birrittella's Pizza Dough series, acclaimed pizzaiola Nicole Russell, star of Pizza Wars on First We Feast network, shows Appetito magazine's Andrew Cotto how to make a super-stuffed calzone.

Appetito Review: Birrittella’s Pizza Dough

A New York vicinity bakery established in 1910 by an Italian immigrant now offers pizza dough for home delivery or retail purchase in over 1,000 stores.

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