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Amy Riolo’s Blog

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

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...

Tortine di Ricotta/Orange, Ricotta, and Olive Oil Muffins

September is both "Better Breakfast Month" and "National Italian Cheese Month," so I decided to revisit  an American classic  with some Italian and Spanish touches like ricotta, extra-virgin olive oil, and citrus for the occasion. To my pleasant surprise, this combination...

Kid-Friendly Mediterranean Lifestyle Tips and Recipes

Tomorrow I'll be appearing on ABC 7's Good Morning Washington once again! This time I'll be sharing delicious recipes the whole family will love - just in time for back to school! The Mediterranean diet has been named Best Diet...

Mediterranean Recipes for National Nutrition Month

I’m looking forward to my appearance on Good Morning Washington this Wednesday March 13 to demonstrate some of my favorite recipes from my new, 2ndedition of The Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook. March is National Nutrition Month, and it’s the perfect time...

Exploring the Wines of Abruzzo

In addition to being President's Day in the United States, February 18 also marks National Drink Wine Day - and I'm using the occasion to introduce you to some of my favorite wines from Abruzzo, as well as the people who...

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