8: What does DOC/DOCG mean? Wine labels 101

DOC and DOCG are letters that you often see  on the necks of  bottles of Italian wine. But have you ever wondered what they mean and what the difference is between the two? DOCG and DOC are both quality classifications set forth by the Ministry of...

6: All about Pecorino Cheese

Oh pecorino. Probably my favorite cheese in Italy, this sheep milk, formaggio is a dietary staple. It is enjoyed, fresh and aged and there are four main varieties (plus endless variations within them). The four major types of Pecorino you should know about are:...
Ragù della Nonna

Ragù della Nonna

Marco’s mom makes a killer ragu. It’s a recipe that has been in her family for literally no one knows how long. His grandmother made the recipe that was her grandmothers and so on and so forth for as many generations as anyone can count. To me, it’s perfect. Rich,...