What is Marcopoloni?

Our goal is to bring people like you, who cherish and appreciate fine artistry, closer to the artisans who create them. Everything we offer is handmade by carefully-selected artisans who pour their love and pride into each piece of work.

Much as Marco Polo brought the Western world in contact with the treasures of the Far East in the late 13th century, Marcopoloni strives to put you in touch with beautiful handmade goods from around the world!

Third Time Is The Charm

Basic Focaccia

Third time is a charm except when perfection is your goal. My focaccia was very edible on my first attempt yet not yet to die for. More tries are needed. . . . → Read More: Third Time Is The Charm

My Second Shot at Focaccia

Homemade Focaccia

My second attempt at making focaccia was almost perfect, except for two crucial details, which I completely messed up. . . . → Read More: My Second Shot at Focaccia

Risotto ai Funghi Porcini Secchi

The Risotto ai Funghi Porcini recipe is my favorite recipe in the world. If you pay attention to every step, you will master this very rewarding dish after just a few tries. . . . → Read More: Risotto ai Funghi Porcini Secchi

Handmade Gnocchi for Easter

A string of mistakes, especially using too much flour, yielded gnocchi that were pretty hard–far from the quality of gnocchi I made in the past. But the process was well worth it. Spending time with Chiara and teaching her a little bit of what it is like to be Italian was priceless. . . . → Read More: Handmade Gnocchi for Easter