I should start this article by dispelling a myth: Pecorino is not the Italian word for “grating cheese.” The root of the word, “pecora,” is Italian for “sheep.” Therefore, “Pecorino” implies a cheese of Italian heritage that is made with sheep’s milk. The most famed pecorino is Pecorino Romano, and because the principal purpose of […]
Rated the #1 Italian restaurant in NYC for 20 years running, Il Mulino has bottled their magnificent, super-premium gourmet Marinara and Pomodoro Sauce. This magnificent sauce, developed in the kitchen of Il Mulino, is blended with San Marzano tomatoes, imported olive oil, sweet onions, fresh basil, fresh garlic, crushed black pepper, salt and fresh oregano. […]
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Other than your grandmother who has the best meatballs? With the help of Chef Lenny that question was answered in the first annual ‘Who Has the Best Meatballs’ challenge that pitted numerous South Philly institutions against each other. The top 5 winners are invited to compete against the top South Jersey participants for the ‘Golden […]
Tara Mataraza Desmond, of Philadelphia City Paper, recently named Di Bruno’s own Ezekial Ferguson the #1 cheesemonger in the Philadelphia area. Mr. Ferguson has been known to genorously share his passion for cheese with our customers and has rightfully gained their respect…not to mention requests for dates. The article mentions Zeke’s favorite cheese, Montgomery’s cheddar, […]
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Stracchino is a general term for a type of Lombardy cheese that is made from the milk of cows that had come down from their summer alpine pastures to be wintered on the plains. The milk of these “tired” cows (stracche in the Lombardy dialect) gives a distinctive flavor to the cheese (a direct result […]