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Shrimp in Beer - Gamberi in Salsa di Birra

Good news. Newsweek and World Reports just issued their findings on the top diets in the world and no surprise here, but the Mediterranean diet is #1. I talk about this diet and show you the Mediterranean diet pyramid in my latest book CIAO ITALIA (My Lifelong Food Advent…

Sandra's Kitchen Nook Reviews Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy

See what Sandra of Sanda's Kitchen Nook had to say about Mary Ann's latest book, Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy, in her five star review:"You can find a multitude of recipes, simple to complex, in this book sure to delight Italian food lovers every…

What’s Trending in Food For 2019

Before you push that head of cauliflower to the back of the refrigerator and also ignore that bunch of kale because their time in the culinary sun is up according to the food trending experts, lets be real about trends. They are amusing in that whoever starts down this pa…

KLCS: Exclusive interview with Ciao Italia’s Mary Ann Esposito

"KLCS viewers whose guilty pleasure is to religiously watch the Saturday afternoon cooking lineup, probably noticed last season’s older repeat shows with Mary Ann, making us wonder, 'Where did she go?' "Well, she’s back with not only all new shows, and a new …

Providence Journal: Mary Ann Esposito’s new cookbook is an Italian celebration

The Providece Journal has reviewed Mary Ann Esposito's newest book, Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy, had this to say:"The 400 pages offer some of Esposito’s own photos of the many regions of Italy that have been the cornerstone of her show. Introdu…

Beware Eating Food

Well, here we go again; eating food can be dangerous for us! First the romaine lettuce scare and now the latest threat is from one of my favorite foods, avocado. It seems that it is a harbinger for listeria as well. I have always tried to be careful about the foods I buy…

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Listen: Mary Ann Esposito on What's Cooking with Luca Paris

Mary Ann joined WKBK's Luca Paris, host of What's Cooking, to discuss Italian cuisine and her new book, Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy. You can listen to their disucssion online here. 

Listen: Mary Ann Esposito on CiaoDC

I had a wonderful time speaking with my friend, Alyssa Ciccone, the publisher of CiaoDC about my new book, Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy. You can listen to our conversation online and get my recipe for deconstructed cannoli here.  

Listen: Mary Ann Esposito on Jasper's Kitchen

It’s always great to spend time with my friend, chef Jasper Mirabile, and I can’t thank him enough for having me on his show to talk about my new book, Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy. We had a wonderful discussion and I hope you enjoy l…

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Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy

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