Wednesday May 1 2013
Ah, “the Summer of 2011″ – I spent it in the kitchen (and the laundry room) with literally one group of visitors leaving in the morning and another one arriving in the afternoon for 3 months straight. Afterward, I collapsed in a chair and said “no more!” Not “no more” company; I love entertaining! However, I needed a way that I could also be on holiday.
Tuesday March 26 2013
Called socca in Nice, France and farinata in Genoa, Italy, this flatbread-meets-pancake was the workingman’s morning snack, but I love it as a late afternoon at a cinq-a-sept, happy hour or sunny afternoon nosh. Read more
Tuesday March 12 2013
And that’s exactly what I did with my Bolognese friend Maria when I was last in Italy. And what better than fresh tagliatelle, gnocchi, and tortelloni (tortellini’s big brother)?!
Tuesday March 5 2013
Street food is where it’s at when exploring a new city or when you need to instantly satisfy a sudden hunger. “Street sammies” have burst the proverbial bread box, so to speak, and have gone global. Read more
Tuesday February 19 2013
Crêpes are easier than you think to make. Once you twirl a few around in the pan you’ll be a pro, plus if there are a few holes or tears, no one will ever know… Read more