by Emily Teel Early spring can be the most frustrating time for eating seasonally. By April we’re beyond bored with winter vegetables, but the weather isn’t warm enough yet to have our real spring favorites emerge like sweet peas, asparagus, and strawberries. Though it might be tough to eat seasonally locally, we can still make inspiring meals […]
Stephanie Stiavetti, Author of Melt: The Art of Macaroni and Cheese, has created five incredible Mac & Cheese Pairings using the Sfoglini pasta line and Di Bruno Bros. spring cheeses. Folks automatically associate macaroni and cheese with fall and winter, but I’m here to tell you that it’s the perfect food for springtime, too. Ensure […]
Light, crisp olive oil, fresh herbs, and some wild, flavored vinegar will change the way you look at salad dressing forever. From mesclun and romaine to baby kale and bibb, jazz up the greens with these fresh, bold, DIY dressings and make your veggies sing for spring! With temperatures warming, meals are getting lighter, brighter […]
This classic Italian Easter recipe has been passed down through our Di Bruno Bros. family for generations. Johnny Zancolli, manager of our Franklin location (previously the manager of the Italian Market location) has graciously shared his mother’s holiday recipe for what is also known as “Pizza Rustica.” Mama Zancolli, as we like to call her, […]
We’re celebrating Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese by Tenaya Darlington this March by featuring one of our favorite seasonal recipes. With a dose of springy greens and plenty of pairing options, you’ll be tempted to spread this bright and fresh pesto on just about everything. A perfect way to start the day is to […]
This month, Di Bruno Bros. is introducing a line of Tuscan sheep’s milk cheeses from Il Forteto – an agricultural cooperative near Florence – so I stopped by the store for some samples and spent the weekend languishing with Pecorino at every meal. Saturday started with young Pecorino and berries for breakfast, and Sunday ended with spicy Pecorino-stuffed […]
The beginning of March starts off with bone-chilling weather, and ends mildly with subtle hints of Spring and the warmth to come. With this in mind, it’s been said March goes “In Like a Lion, and Out Like a Lamb.” We’re spending the month with foods that embody this principle of transformation in hopes it […]
While The Muffuletta sandwich originated in New Orlean’s French Quarter, it is actually rooted in Sicilian tradition. It all started at Central Grocery, an Italian specialty shop we’re more than fond of. Legend has it Sicilian farmers would hang at Central for lunch and order a little bit of everything to eat separately –including salamis, various hams, cheeses, olive salad, roll, etc.
Keep those Valentine’s Day vibes going strong into the next morning with these dreamy red velvet pancakes, perfected with a few romantic delights –Amarena wild cherries, black lava cashew crumble, and filled with soft brie cheese.