Perhaps it's the Italian in me, but I would argue that even just a touch of almond can elevate a baked good in much the same way that vanilla or cardamom can.Read More
If I could sum up Italian cuisine in one word, it would be this one: simple.
I have had countless conversations on the topic of the true Italian cuisine, which differs greatly from the kind of food we see outside of Italy that is typically called "Italian". Most dishes revolve around a few key ingredients...Read More
The season of Italian plums, or prugne, has begun. Finding the little yellow, purple, and red gems amongst the green leafy lettuces and bursting tomatoes is like stumbling upon a treasure. Still young, these plums are tart and sour with a hint of sweetness. Just the way I like them, and a perfect accompaniment to a lightly sweet crisp.Read More