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Wine Me, Dine Me: Celebrate 25 years of 'Ciao Italia'

""Doable, authentic and good" is the philosophy and the promise behind the recipes in all of Mary Ann Esposito's now dozen cookbooks on the art of Italian cooking. Through those books, she's brought us to Tuscany, through three generations of Italian cooks. And, of cours…

Famous chef cooks up crowd in Durham

DURHAM—More than 100 fans stopped by the Durham Public Library last week to meet celebrity chef and author Mary Ann Esposito. Esposito is most known as the creator and host of the PBS series, “Ciao Italia” with Mary Ann Esposito. Her show has been o…

CS Monitor: Tomato and Swiss Chard Pie

Mary Ann penned an article for the Christian Science Monitor to help you use all those garden tomatoes: "Need more help with ideas for using up those garden tomatoes? Check out these tips for Roma, cherry, and beefsteak varieties, plus a recipe for a tomato and Swiss cha…

Italy's Newest Knight

By order of the President of Italy, Consul General Giuseppe Pastorelli confers Italy’s prestigious Ordine della Stella d'Italia (Order of the Star of Italy) upon Mary Ann Esposito for 25 years of Ciao Italia programs devoted to “the preservation and promotion …

Mary Ann Honored with Premio Artusi Award

** The prestigious award recognizes an individual who best exemplifies the art of preserving the traditions of Italian regional cooking ** FORLIMPOPOLI, ITALY – On Saturday, September 14, celebrity chef Mary Ann Esposito received the prestigious Premio Artusi Award…

Viva La Befana! - Fra Noi - January 2013

Mary Ann Esposito, and her Torta Di BeFana recipe were featured in the January 2013 publication of Fra Noi.  Click the links below to read the article. Page 1Page 2 Also be sure to visit http://www.franoi.com/ to read more. 

Friday Food: Tomato Sauce

It's that time of year when many of us have a plethora of fresh tomatoes in the garden, so what better for Friday Food than a recipe for Tomato Sauce? I grow my tomatoes in a planter and didn't get around to fertilizing them this year so I only had a small plethora. I'm s…