Food & Recipes

Mimosa Cake

This impressive-looking but easy-to-make torta mimosa is made to honor Italian women on International Women’s Day.

King Cake

Serving King Cake for Mardi Gras is a tradition in New Orleans that goes back to medieval France

Santa’s Sugar Cookies

Makes about 2 dozen (depending on the size of the cookie cutters) It is not the holidays without sugar cookies all dressed up in a shiny glazed icing. 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 tablespoon…


Everyone loves pizzelle, and this waffle-like cookie is made in a pizzelle iron.

Guy’s Fruitcake

This fruitcake, more like a steamed pudding, is a winner with its moist crumb and intense fruit flavor.

Sicilian Sweet-and-Sour Pumpkin Salad

Serves 4–6 In Italy, pumpkin, or zucca, is used as a filling for ravioli. It’s also used to make gnocchi, baked into bread and is puréed for soup. In Sicily, pumpkin is marinated and served as an antipasto. The beautiful…