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Amy Riolo’s Blog

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

Pizza Napoletana and its Role in the Mediterranean Diet

Today is World Pizza Day, and there's no better time to discuss the role of this delicious food in the Mediterranean Diet.  I'll be giving a presentation on the topic during the new Master Class at Marra Forni's Pizza University and Culinary...

Blueberry Delights

Of all of the many anti-oxidant packed superfoods out there, blueberries are probably the easiest sell. I enjoy blueberries alone and in salads, but these three recipe take the little jewels to new heights!  Fresh Blueberry Lemon Pecan Bars with Moroccan Cinnamon...

Grilling Italian-Style

In the United States, the month of July is also known as "National Grilling Month". And even though I could happily spend my whole life in the kitchen (and I pretty much do!), I realize that not everyone shares my sentiments...

Mediterranean Culinary Tour- 10 Recipes and Inspiration

Chef Stephen Sands, me, Chef Pete Snaith Last Thursday I held a media dinner at Culinaria Cooking School to highlight my upcoming Italian, Greek, and Moroccan cuisine and culture tours.   With my Tour Partner, Owner of Indigo Gazelle, Alex Safos I...

Culinary Medicine and Fitness for Men's Health

In honor of Men's Health Week and Fathers' Day, my last #WellnessWednesday Q & A series with Dr. Sam Pappas was dedicated to "Fitness and Culinary Medicine for Men's Health." Last week we were joined by Masters Health Coach Chris...

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