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The Wall Street Journal Recommends "Magical" Fennel Pollen

This Game-Changing Ingredient Should Be in Every Kitchen

Photo by Kirk McCoy for Los Angeles Times

Simply magic Fennel Pollen, with its bright, clean anise flavor, has been a treasured ingredient in Tuscany for centuries. Manicaretti first started importing Fennel Pollen over twenty years ago, when Founder Rolando Beramendi brought the herb back to the United States from Italy in his...

A Conversation with Shelley Lindgren of A16 and Rolando Beramendi

3 Questions with the Co-Owner and Wine Director of A16 Restaurant

A Conversation with Shelley Lindgren of A16 and Rolando Beramendi

To celebrate National Pizza Month (October!) Rolando sat down with our friend Shelley Lindgren, one of the most respected voices in Italian wine and food, and Co-Owner and Wine Director of A16, a Verace Pizza Napoletana-certified pizzeria. Shelley's first cookbook, A16: Food +...

A Conversation with Michael Harlan Turkell and Rolando Beramendi

4 Questions with the Author of ACID TRIP: Travels in the World of Vinegar

A Conversation with Michael Harlan Turkell and Rolando Beramendi

  Michael Harlan Turkell is an award-winning food pho­tographer, podcast host, and cookbook author. We have been devouring his cookbook ACID TRIP: Travels in the World of Vinegar, and loved reading about his visit with our producer Michele Gaido (pg. 93-94). Michael raved: “It...

A Spring Menu Featuring Agrumato

A Spring Menu Featuring Agrumato

On Friday, May 18th, dynamic father-daughter duo Francesco and Lucrezia Ricci of Agrumato are teaming up with Surfas Culinary District in Los Angeles for a tasting and cooking demonstration featuring their Agrumato olive oils (made from whole fresh citrus crushed with olives). The...