I am an Italian native living in Northern California. I write memoir and food stories, cook a lot and photograph the world around me.
Farmer's favorite grilled lettuce
Magic on the water
From community garden to table
A savory taste of West Africa
My husband learns to bake.
Dark leafy greens two ways.
Some plants have a lot going for them.
When in doubt, ask the farmer.
Sweet and savory and even in frittata
Where do black-eyed peas go after being at the center of the New Year's table?
Draft animal power
Aebleskiver are the new pancakes
I like to make world peace happen on my table.
It happens every year. Summer is over and I am despondent...
September is Local Food Month, when we officially revel in the foods produced in our county and the people who grow and make them.