Domenica Marchetti

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Culinary Specialties

  • Expert in Italian cuisine
  • Author
  • Culinary instructor

Domenica Marchetti is the author of eight books on Italian home cooking, including "Williams-Sonoma Everyday Italian," “Preserving Italy: Canning, Curing, Infusing, and Bottling Italian Flavors and Traditions,” and “The Glorious Pasta of Italy.” 

A former newspaper reporter who earned her master’s degree in journalism at Columbia University, Domenica writes a weekly newsletter called “Buona Domenica” on Substack, and her articles and recipes have appeared in The Washington Post, Cooking Light, Eating Well, Fine Cooking, Food and Wine, Sale e Pepe and other publications. 

When she's not writing or creating recipes, Domenica teaches Italian cooking classes on Zoom and leads occasional small-group culinary tours and workshops in Italy. She splits her time between Virginia and Abruzzo, Italy, where her family is from, and where she has a crooked little house at the top of a medieval town overlooking the Adriatic Sea. You can learn more about her at

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