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Father’s Day Favorites

Delicious Italian Delights for Dad’s Special Day While we celebrate Father’s Day on the third Sunday in June, Italians recognize fathers on March 19th, as it coincides with the Catholic feast to honor St. Joseph. Though these religious beginnings still… Continue Reading Father’s Day Favorites

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National Shrimp Scampi Day is April 29th!

What makes for a good dish to serve along with shrimp scampi? Scampi is actually a type of lobster found in the Mediterranean Sea and northeastern Atlantic Ocean. Gradually, Italian cooks who came over to work in the United States… Continue Reading National Shrimp Scampi Day is April 29th!

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Traditional Italian Easter Fare

Delicious Foods Exclusive to the Season With a large Roman Catholic population, Easter is naturally one of the most important holidays in Italy. The two most prominent foods seen at Easter time in Italy are lamb, which represents life, and… Continue Reading Traditional Italian Easter Fare

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The History of St. Joseph’s Day

The Feast of St. Joseph, also known as St. Joseph’s Day, is the celebration of Joseph of Nazareth, who is believed by Christians to be the husband of the Virgin Mary and “foster” father of Jesus Christ. Although St. Joseph’s… Continue Reading The History of St. Joseph’s Day

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