From Paesana, With Love

Storytelling is a side dish perfectly paired with all food, but especially with Italian meals. As families and friends congregate around tables for hours on end, they often pass around daily anecdotes along with platters of pasta and meat. This is the beauty of dining with Italians—food doesn't merely feed the body, it nourishes the soul in a celebration of life, love and community. Join Paesana as we take you on a journey through the many aspects of our process, from our kitchen to yours.

assortment of fried seafood

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Fritto Misto de Mare: Italian Fried Seafood

Italian-style fried seafood is a simple way to feast on the ocean’s bounty.

assortment of dishes on a table including fish, spaghetti with seafood, bread

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Feast Of The Seven Fishes: An Italian-American Christmas Eve Legacy

Christmas is the time of traditions—like the Italian-American Feast of the Seven Fishes.

anchovies sitting on a cutting board with some garlic capers and lemon

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Something's Fishy: Guide To Italian Anchovies

Pay no attention to the bad reputation—Italian anchovies are a powerhouse ingredient with intense flavors perfect for sauce!

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Cioppino: The Real San Francisco Treat

How a rustic seafood stew made the trip from Italy to the shores of America and eventually to the west coast.