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Amy Riolo’s Blog

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

Edible Love on National Italian Food Day

 February 13 is National Italian Food Day in the United States, and I'm ready to celebrate my love for all things Italian on Fox 5 DC tomorrow! Since it's the day before Valentine's Day, I thought heart shaped Ravioli Capresi,...

Top 20 Italian Recipes to Make with The Amy Riolo Selections Italian Essentials Gift Box

I'm proud to offer a new  personally selected box of high-quality, artisan Italian products needed to make my Top 20 Italian Recipes.  Salads are the first thing that come to mind when you taste my private label extra-virgin olive oil and vinegar combo, which...

Top 5 Fun and Creative Italian Solutions for Holiday Entertaining

We’re just a few nights away from the Winter Solstice and we could all use a little extra cheer on our tables. But since Christmas and New Year are just days away, there's no time to spare. Here are my top...

Top Ten Italian Women's Fashion Trends for Fall/Winter 2022 & How to Save $ on Them

"L’eleganza è l’equilibrio tra proporzioni, emozione e sorpresa." - Valentino"Elegance is the equilibrium between proportions, emotions, and surprises."Just back from a month in Italy, visions of clothes as decadent as the peninsula's impeccable cuisine are still dancing in my head. My time...

Best 3 Italian Pasta Recipes and Top Tips for Pairing Them with Authentic Sauces

 Before we begin discussing pasta recipes, there are three important integral elements of the Italian kitchen that can't be overlooked. One of the top challenges in creating authentic Italian pasta recipes is choosing the proper pasta shape and the best...

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