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Amy Riolo’s Blog

Sharing history, culture, and nutrition through global cuisine and travel

My Mediterranean Game Day Meal

By the time the Super Bowl comes along, many people are struggling to maintain their "New Year, New You" eating goals.  When the weather is still cold, most fans crave comfort foods which aren't so good for our health.  I...

Olive Oil Night: A Feast for the Senses

Those of you who know me are well aware my obsession with high-phenolic extra-virgin olive oil. These are some of my previous posts on "liquid gold." Recently one of my favorite creative outlets has been having olive-oil pairing dinners where...

#GreekDinner & Culinary Tour

January 15 is #Greekdinner  - an annual, international social media fest to celebrate the best of Greek cuisine and culture! Just the thought of Greece makes a lot of people happy - and hungry! But did you know that there...

Spaghetti alla chitarra

January 4th is National Spaghetti Day - and I can't think of a better version to celebrate with than the traditional Spaghetti alla Chitarra from Abruzzo, Italy. Pasta-making is one of the highlights of my Italian Sensory Experience Tours to the region. Here's...

2018 Feast of the Seven Fishes - Facts, History, and Recipes

Every time a new article, podcast, or post about the Feast of the Seven Fishes is published, my friends, colleagues, and followers start tagging me and sending me questions. Misleading and incorrect information about the tradition abound, so I decided...

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