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Spumoni day blog 8.14

A Taste of Abruzzo

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Il FornaioFesta RegionaleABRUZZOSeptember 1st - 14th Despite being one of the most sparsely populated regions on the Italian peninsula, Abruzzo is neither remote nor barren. A visit to Abruzzo offers a taste of unspoiled Italy. Join us for dinner September 1-14 and enjoy an authentic taste of Abruzzo from the Festa Regionale menu specially crafted by Abruzzo native Chef Ivan Giansante! “Abruzzo is a small region but it has everything – … [Read more...]

Il Fornaio Recipe Archive

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As part of the Festa Regionale program, Il Fornaio imports select products from Italy as a token of our thanks for guests who travel with us on our monthly culinary expedition.   View Executive Chef Maurizio Mazzon's signature recipes for the following dishes below: ~Tagliatelle al Pomodoro ~Pasta all'Arrabbiata ~Risotto ai Funghi Porcini ~Olio al Limone ~Cannellini in Tre Ricette ~Orecchiette alle Cime di Rape ~Peperoncino … [Read more...]

It’s National Spumoni Day!

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Join Il Fornaio to Celebrate! … [Read more...]

Sardinian Native Chef-Partner Gianpaolo Putzu

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Sardinian native Chef-Partner Gianpaolo Putzu worked with Executive Chef Maurizio Mazzon to create the Festa Regionale Sardegna menu. Gianpaolo grew up in a small town where sustainable cooking was the way of life. “In Onifai, Sardegna, we didn’t shop at supermarkets or eat packaged foods. Our family raised sheep, pigs and chickens and grew fruits and vegetables that my mother preserved for the winter months. We ate by the seasons; that’s just … [Read more...]