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2017 LA International Olive Oil Competition Winners Announced

Manicaretti producers take home 11 awards, including a "Best of Show" award!

Now in its 18th year of competition, the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition received 600 submissions from 369 producers. Judges participated in blind tastings over the course of 3 days, and the Manicaretti portfolio of extra virgin olive oils came out exceptionally...

Carnaroli Cacio e Pepe

Carnaroli Cacio e Pepe

Crispy, melted cheese, with bursts of pepper here and there. Yes, please! Carnaroli has the perfect texture and chew to give structure to this addictive dish, living up to the title: "king of Italian rice”. Rolando raves: “The right pecorino has to be ‘nasty’, with a...

Arborio Insalata Caprese

Arborio Insalata Caprese

Arborio rice cooks to pillowy perfection for this delicate salad. Rolando raves: “The earlier you make it the more flavor you’ll get; make it ahead. It’s really delicious the next day too, just garnish with fresh basil.”

Vialone Nano Riso alle Vongole

Vialone Nano Riso alle Vongole

The short, pebbly, grains of Vialone Nano are perfectly paired with flavors from the sea. It is no wonder its a favorite of coastal Veneto, usually served with squid ink. Rolando raves: “Try this as if making a fast brodetto di pesce, or a new twist to any seafood stew.”

Mark your calendar: evenings of Italian olive oil and wine with Tenuta di Capezzana.

Celebrate the new harvest with special menus from top restaurants.

Mark your calendar: evenings of Italian olive oil and wine with Tenuta di Capezzana.

Join us this January to celebrate the first pressing of the new olive harvest and luxuriate in the fresh green intensity that makes olio nuovo a cause for annual revelry. We’re welcoming Beatrice Contini Bonacossi, from the Tenuta di Capezzana estate in Tuscany, to guide us as we indulge in...

5 Ways to Use Anchovies

Cooking with IASA anchovy products

5 Ways to Use Anchovies

Did you Know? Everybody loves anchovies—some people just don't know it yet. Chances are you have enjoyed these delicious little fish in more dishes than you imagine—anchovies are a chef's secret ingredient, adding umami to everything from salads, appetizers, soups, stews and pasta...