Italian Cooking & Living is a bi-monthly magazine of Italian food and lifestyle rife with fast and easy dishes, tricks and tips, step-by-step recipes, and useful articles on how to appreciate and select foods and wines. It's intended for busy people, who may not have the advanced skills nor the time to cook long homemade meals or shop for hard-to-find ingredients.

Current Issue: February/March 2007

Bites: Enjoy creamy avocados, measure dough like a professional and discover the hidden culinary secrets of Rome.

Tricks & Tips: Learn to use everyday fruits as attractive serving pieces.

Minute Meals: Simple and satisfying meals in a flash.

The Origin: Go back in time to the Medici era of Florence with a decorative and delicious “maccheroni” dish.

Impressive: Wow your guests without spending hours in the kitchen.

Heirloom: A nonna’s polenta recipe passed down through generations.

Look and Cook: Step-by-step photos to help you learn a new technique.

Cheese: Delight in the taste of pecorino, a flavorful cheese.

Entertaining: Broaden your repertoire with these delectable recipes.

Time regained: Awaken memories through the magnificent cuisine, beautiful scenery and luxury comforts of Lake Como’s Villa Serbelloni.

Regional: Taste the flavors of Calabria, Basilicata, Apulia, Campania and Emilia-Romagna with these authentic dishes.

Panino: Enjoyable and filling, this Neapolitan sandwich is great for lunch or dinner.

Pizza Fantastic: Follow our easy tips to make a delicious pizza, and enter your creation in Cavit’s Gourmet Pizza Classic.

Sips: New, easy ways to immortalize your favorite bottles and entertain with wine in style.

Italian Wine: The Next Generation: Part one of a three-part series exploring the world of Italy’s young winemakers.

Wine Focus: Lacryma Christi: Learn the history and special characteristics of a celebrated and revered wine.

Wine of the Month: A round-up of this month’s notable wines.

Italian Culinary Institute: Fun and fantastic events at the ICI in February and March.

Book Review: Enjoy dinner and a night at the opera with Francine Segan’s Opera Lover’s Cookbook.

Menu: Plan ahead with these menus, suitable for a variety of occasions.

And much, much more!

The Magazine of La Cucina Italiana