I am an Italian native living in Northern California. I write memoir, food stories and poetry, cook a lot and photograph the world around me.
However you decide to exercise, make your moving joyful
Looking Back, Moving Forward
Swiss chard with olive oil and lemon
A Multitude of Squash
And everybody is happy at the table
The summer fruit that plays well with others
Zucchini Days of Summer
The abundance of summer zucchini is the perfect excuse for a delicious tart
A World of Peas
And a plate of sugar snap peas with pancetta and almonds
Dressing Up Roasted Cauliflower
With homemade za'atar
Celery at Center Stage
Celery is rarely at center stage in a recipe. We'll change that in 2019.
The Simple Pleasure of Lentils
Eating lentils for prosperity
A Cook's Book Club
And a Russian egg salad
It is hard to pass by a basket of kohlrabi without stopping.
Chicken Asparagus Salad for One
It's asparagus time.
Game for Indonesian Vegetable Scramble
Co-writing a cookbook
Mushrooms and Tofu
New Year's resolution in the kitchen
Good Things Come Small-Packaged
Farmer's favorite grilled lettuce