La Cucina

  1. A History of Pizza

    Pizza aficionados all over the United States proudly proclaim their knowledge of the origins of pizza, America’s favorite dish. But the truth is that most of them are probably wrong! Do you know the origin of gooey cheese, tomatoes, and flaky crust? La Cucina Italian Eatery has the scoop on the origins of this delicious phenomenon. Pizza Origins The origin of the word “pizza” isn’t clear.…Read More

  2. The Old Olive Oil Debate

    Olive oil is an integral part of Italian cuisine. It’s a favorite cooking oil. It’s excellent for making sauces. It’s made it’s way onto salads as well. It’s a known fact that olive oil and Italian cooking go hand in hand. But what are all of the different olive oils out there? Why are there so many olive oils in the supermarket that we can choose from? What’s the difference between e…Read More

  3. Date Night Here at La Cucina

    It’s Friday. The kids are at the grandparents’ house. You put in 50 hours at the office over the week. It’s time to unwind with the love of your life. It’s date night, and all you have to do is decide where to go. You decide, of course, to head over to La Cucina Italian Eatery, your local connection to authentic Italian food here in Conshohocken. Date Night at La Cucina Our menu was made …Read More

  4. All About the Cheese

    Imagine your favorite slice of pizza. The way the heat rises from the top. How the crust feels on your fingers, and the way the cheese--melty, gooey, delicious cheese--runs down the sides. Close your eyes and imagine that first bite. Is it the sauce you picture? The basil? The tomatoes? No, it is the cheese. And why is it the cheese, you ask? Well, my friend, it is the cheese that makes a pizza, …Read More

  5. Real Italian Ingredients

    When it comes to Italian food, there are certain ingredients that are synonymous with that Italian flavor. As we’d mentioned in our last blog, some of those ingredients include artichokes, basil, and mushrooms… but the list goes on. We’re continuing that list - so just as we do in our restaurant, we’re offering up Italy’s most famed ingredients in today’s blog. Olives What’s Italy w…Read More

  6. Benvenuto!

    Welcome to La Cucina’s blog and news. We’re here to feed you information surrounding the world of food, the history of Italy, the secrets behind pizza, where to find the best ingredients on earth, and other topics that are pillars of our business. As your local Italian restaurant, we’re proud to provide authentic Italian food; and we’re happy to entertain you with recent information, fact…Read More

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