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Gnocchi with Cheese & Truffled Mushrooms

Plump, pillowy gnocchi shines in this velvety Toma cheese-based sauce, while funghi trifolati - a simple preparation of mushrooms in olive oil, garlic, and parsley – cuts through the richness. Try substituting wild mushrooms for the cremini or adding a few soaked porcini for a deeper flavor. We...

2017 LA International Olive Oil Competition Winners Announced

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

2017 LA International Olive Oil Competition Winners Announced

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

Crispy, melted cheese, bursts of ground pepper – yes, please! Carnaroli (known as the "king of Italian rice") has the perfect texture and chew to give structure to this addictive dish. Rolando raves: “The right pecorino has to be ‘nasty' with a barnyard-like smell; the...

Arborio Insalata Caprese

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