Spaghetti with Tuna

Already fished and sold by the Phoenicians almost 3,000 years ago, tuna is one of the symbols of the Mediterranean Sea. Almost all of the ancient populations living near the Mediterranean ate tuna and liked it. The Etruscans, who considered tuna to be a symbol of stubbornness and perseverance in the face of difficulty, generally […]


As the world population grows, we have a pressing need to eat better and farm better, and those of us trying to figure out how to do those things have pointed at lots of different foods as problematic. Almonds, for their water use. Corn, for the monoculture. Beef, for its greenhouse gases. In each of […]

Incorporate these healthy staples of Italian cooking into your daily meals for added flavor and health benefits. Italian cuisine follows the Mediterranean pattern of eating—it focuses on simple, natural ingredients, such as tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, dark leafy greens and whole grains, making it one of the world’s healthiest diets. Research suggests that the benefits […]