Italian cheese map

Italian cheese map

Each Italian region, city and village possess a vast array of typically local cheeses: each product represents the area’s deep cultural and farming heritage. There is no way to define an exact number: Italy churns, melts, pulls, stretches and ripens milk into...
2017 Casa Mia Gift Guide

2017 Casa Mia Gift Guide

December is nearly here, which means many of us have presents to buy. If you have any Italian food lovers on your list, these gifts are sure to impress. From olive oil to an espresso maker to a tour with us, there are gifts on this list for everyone. Happy holidays,...
Best Italian fried foods

Best Italian fried foods

Italy’s Jewish Quarter goes heavy on fried food, but it hardly stops there, particularly in the central and southern regions. Italian fried foods are fun, light and crisp. Above all they’re traditional and in some way celebratory. They should never taste...
Polenta perfect

Polenta perfect

As soon as the weather gets nippy in Rome (we’ve had a total of 4 days of actual cold temperatures in 2016) I immediately make polenta. Polenta is one of those ageless culinary lords, like bread. It has sprung from the hunger of mankind, and without apparent...