Oat Arancini
Oat Arancini

Italian for Beginners: Arancini d’avena

Arancini d’avena (aka Oat Arancini): golden-fried balls of savory oat risotto with a molten cheese center. Learning Italian has never been so delicious.

Originally from Sicily and traditionally made with rice, arancini are a popular Italian street food dating back to the 10th century. They are often made from leftover risotto; however, we have no idea what that is.… Continue Reading

Mediterranean Stuffed Mushrooms
Mediterranean Stuffed Mushrooms

Mediterranean Stuffed Mushrooms

There’s something about this time of year that has us appetizer-obsessed.

Whenever there’s a free minute, we’re poring over magazines and websites looking for the perfect appetizer – something easy, but impressive. Something quick, but looks like you spent all afternoon in the kitchen, channeling your inner Barefoot Contessa. Something that’s not the same old spinach dip in a bread bowl.… Continue Reading