CHEF MARY ANN'S INSPIRATIONS
Want to make some dough?
Add great flavor to your pastry dough by adding our Extra Virgin Olive Oil instead of shortening.
Calling all cauliflower lovers!
Simply puree cauliflower, mix in our Extra Virgin Olive Oil, some salt and pepper to taste, and roasted red peppers. Easy and delicious!
Need a great dip tip?
Puree chickpeas and cannellini beans with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, salt, pepper, some thyme and fresh mint. Mix it all up and serve-it's that simple.
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Meet Our Chef, Mary Ann Esposito
Authenticity, History and Tradition.
Those three words define Mary Ann Esposito and the signature cooking style that has made her one of America’s most loved television chefs.
As the creator and host of the nationally televised PBS series, Ciao Italia™ with Mary Ann Esposito, Mary Ann has brought those values to millions of Americans. This year, the series celebrates its milestone 25th season, making it the longest-running cooking series in television history.
Mary Ann has worked beside world-renowned chefs from Julia Child to Jacques Pepin.
Countless organizations have recognized Mary Ann for her efforts to preserve the traditions surrounding Italian food and culture. The Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) honored Mary Ann with the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award. The Italian Trade Commission further distinguished Mary Ann by naming her a Hall of Fame honoree. She received the coveted Premio Artusi award and was knighted as Cavaliere by the President of the Republic of Italy in 2013.
Mary Ann has also written 12 cookbooks. Her most recent, Ciao Italia Family Classics, was released in October of 2011
Visit Chef Mary Ann’s website, Ciao Italia™, at ciaoitalia.com. Her books are available there too!
To view Chef Mary Ann’s virtual cookbook, click here.
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