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June 8, 2020

Pasta Making 101: How to Make Manicotti Just Like Nonna Used To

If you’ve ever wondered why the manicotti you’ve eaten at your favorite Italian restaurant tastes different than the one you make at home, you’ve come to the right place. For the second installment of our Pasta Making 101 series, we’re taking on baked manicotti. We’ll walk through the process of making tender manicotti crepes, discuss the difference between them and pre-made shells, and fillings. Now without further ado, let’s gather up the ingredients.
May 22, 2020

Pasta Making 101: How to Make Ravioli Just Like Nonna Used To

With so many brands making pasta – including our own – you may be wondering why we would write a post about pasta making or why you’d even want to attempt this. The answers are simple. Colavita is an Italian food brand with deep roots in Molise, Italy, which means that our appreciation for the way things were done in the old days is unwavering despite modern culinary advances. Also, homemade pasta just tastes better. For the purpose of this post we’re going to focus on making ravioli, a pasta that we believe tastes best when made fresh. It also happens to be a pasta that Colavita doesn’t produce, so win-win. Now let’s get into this ravioli recipe. First up gather your ingredients and equipment.
May 1, 2020

What’s Your Mother’s Day Brunch Style?

Mother’s Day is around the corner. And while the current state of affairs prevents us from dining out with our loved ones on this special day, nothing says “I Love You,” more than a homemade meal. Whether you’re a mom, mom-to-be, grandma or someone looking for some kitchen inspiration to cook for their favorite gal, this quiz will help you bring a gourmet Mother’s Day celebration right to your kitchen.
April 17, 2020

Top 10 Questions About IBS & FODMAPs Answered (Pt. 2)

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month, so we sat down with Registered Dietitian Beth Candela to answer your top 10 questions about the disorder, FODMAPS and more. Part one of this series covered the basics of IBS and FODMAPs, and this one goes into more depth about what to expect when following a low-FODMAP diet.
April 13, 2020

Top 10 Questions About IBS & FODMAPs Answered (Pt. 1)

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month, so we sat down with Registered Dietitian Beth Candela to answer your top 10 questions about the disorder, FODMAPS and more. We’re proud to be able to say that we offer healthy and low-FODMAP compliant cooking oils to individuals suffering from IBS. Find Beth’s IBS-friendly recipes (pictured throughout this post) here made with Colavita Monash FODMAP Certified Roasted Garlic Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
April 6, 2020

How To: Healthy Cauliflower Pizza Bites

This recipe for Cauliflower Pizza Bites uses cauliflower as the crust, giving you perfect little snack-sized bites of pizza, that just happen to be gluten free and good for you. It’s a great way to add some more veggies to your family’s diet, and you’ll love them too!
March 18, 2020

A Sit Down With Jessie Sheehan: Olive Oil Baking Aficionado

Colavita: Let’s start with something general. How did you get into baking?
February 12, 2020

Valentine’s Day 2020: Colavita Style

Impress your valentine with this four-course seafood dinner complete with wine pairings from Panebianco Wines.
February 4, 2020

How to Roast a Whole Fish in Salt

Whole roasted fish shouldn’t just be reserved for 5-star restaurants. It’s a simple and fresh dish that can be made any day of the week.
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