How to include Couscous on your regular diet: red lentils and turmeric

It is undeniable how popular rice is. Not only because it is everywhere and every country has a recipe to show off, but because it is one of the first choices of an ingredient for many. It is versatile and …

Healthy Recipe: Tortellini Soup

Here at Ciao Pittsburgh, we plan to post recipes for Italian-related food. We came across this recent recipe from the UPMC Health Plan. The quality ingredients below will help you make a nutritious, savory Tortellini soup. If you have any recipes …

Popes, Pig Trotters and Red Underwear; Italian New Years’ Traditions!

By Alberto Amore New Years Eve in Italy, known as ‘Capodanno’ also marks the night of Saint Sylvester of ‘Notte di San Silvestro’. It is a night tied up in ancient mythologies, religious practices and red underwear, but we’ll get …

Happy 2015!

By Nicky D Cooks Felice Anno Nuovo – Happy New Year. I like the fresh start we get every January.  To me, beginning with a clean slate is invigorating. I’m looking forward to what the New Year will bring, mostly …

Buon Anno — Happy New Year

By Nicky D Cooks I like New Year’s Day; out with the old and in with the new is my mantra. I am always optimistic for what a brand new year will bring. I always like the fresh start of …