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Amy Riolo’s Blog

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

Blueberries Beyond Breakfast It’s #NationalBlueberryMonth and many people are getting their fill of the delicious and nutrient-dense fruit in muffins and pancakes, but that’s just the beginning of show-stopping dishes that you can showcase this super fruit in. Blueberries are...

Introducing My Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

"What kind of olive oil should I buy?" That is the #1 question I get asked in media interviews, cooking classes, or whenever I tell people what I do for a living.  Seeking out, using, and promoting premium extra-virgin olive oil has...

Mastering Pizza Fritta

Overlooking Mount Vesuvius  The city of Napoli has offered the world many gastronomical triumphs that the term “Cucina Napoletana” refers not only to the city of Naples proper, but of the entire region of Campania itself. The UNESCO protected art of pizza-making...

Love at First Bite: My Ode to Ravioli Capresi

Welcome to my first bi-lingual post!  (leggete in Italiano sotto) April is National Poetry Month in the United States.  Lately I've had more time on my hands to enjoy the work of my favorite poets, like Pablo Neruda. Just the...

My Greek Easter - Menu & Memories

As a young girl, attending the Easter Mass, festivals, and ceremonies at our town's Greek Orthodox Church was the highlight of my social calendar. At midnight  during the Easter Mass, we always say “Christos Anesti ("Χριστός ἀνέστη!" - "Christ is Risen!"...

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