Great food has always been an important part of our family. Many cherished moments happen around the table, sharing a meal with those we love. So we've always put our heart and soul into our food, gathering together great ingredient items that make even ordinary dishes put a smile everyone's face. As we learned from family tradition, great food doesn't have to be complicated - it just takes the right ingredients. Here in the Cervasi Cucina, we'll show you great tips and tricks to put together meals, sides and appetizers, using simple high-quality specialty ingredients that turn into easy-to-make, crowd-pleasing dishes.

Four Reasons for Using Olive Oil for Grilling

Four Reasons for Using Olive Oil for Grilling

Though it’s not yet officially summer, summer fun has already begun. More sunshine means more time spent outdoors. Summer holidays and vacation days mean more time with family and friends ― and more time spent using your grill and its best friend, Cervasi Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Have you ever tried marinating your meat and […]

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Know Your Cervasi Noodle: Capellini

Know Your Noodle: Capellini [Angel Hair]

Angel Hair pasta is well-known as a go-to noodle and a perfect pantry staple. Though it’s often confused with the Spaghetti noodle, it’s thinner shape works best with light cream and oil-based sauces. Another point of confusion could be that Angel Hair pasta is the Americanized name for the thin Capelli d’angelo noodle. Cervasi’s Angel […]

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Delicious and versatile Cervasi artichoke hearts

Delicious and Versatile Artichoke Hearts

We’re not just all about pasta products here at Cervasi. We carry many Italian specialty products, including artichoke hearts — the edible portion of the inner yellow leaves that encircle the cavity of this popular vegetable. The love for artichokes undoubtedly begins with its tasty, tender texture that easily adds pizzazz to simple recipes. Another […]

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Know Your Cervasi Noodle: Wagon Wheel Pasta

Know Your Noodle: Wagon Wheel

The wagon wheel pasta is unique, and it’s not just because of its shape. That’s because its country of origin and when it was first created are up for debate. Was it in Europe? Was it in China? Is it a newer invention ― or one dating back thousands of years? Even the name gets lost […]

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Cervasi Pasta: Know Your Noodle, Bow Tie

Know Your Noodle: Bow Tie

In the 1500s, the bowtie noodle was invented, but guess what wasn’t invented just yet? Bow ties! So what was this particular pasta called? The original name for this well-known noodle is “farfalle,” the Italian word for “butterflies.” The bowtie noodle originated in the Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna areas of Northern Italy — and even though […]

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